Owens Corning Invests $120 Million In Advanced Manufacturing Facility In Gaston, North Carolina

Owens Corning will invest $120 million to establish a new advanced manufacturing operation at the NC Certified Gastonia Technology Park in Gaston County, North Carolina, with plans to create 110 jobs by the end of 2016.   The new facility is expected to be completed by mid-to-late 2015.

It will encompass a state-of-the-art manufacturing line, coating capability, and research and development resources with potential for future expansion.

“We appreciate the extraordinary support provided by the State of North Carolina, Gaston County and the city of Gastonia throughout the selection process,” said Group President of Owens Corning’s Composite Solutions Business Arnaud Genis. “Gastonia provides a great foundation for our new glass non-woven facility with its location near the Charlotte and Research Triangle regions, where there are particular concentrations of skills needed for this business; its proximity to key customers; and its attractive business environment.

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Date: 25 October 2013
Source: www.areadevelopment.com

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