Owens Corning To Establish Operation In Gastonia, N.C.

Owens Corning, Toledo, Ohio, will set up a glass nonwoven manufacturing facility in Gastonia, N.C.,
and create 110 jobs. The $120 million facility will include a state-of-the-art manufacturing line,
coating capability, and research and development resources, and will have potential for future
expansion. Completion is projected for mid-to-late 2015.

“The Gastonia operation will support growing customer demand for glass nonwoven products
serving the global building materials market,” said Arnaud Genis, group president, Owens Corning’s
Composite Solutions Business.

November/December 2013