Owens Corning: A History -

Owens Corning: A History -

"Owens Corning: A History" chronicles a company that has turned adversity into innovation, worldwide success and market leadership. Former Owens Corning CEO William "Bill" Boeschenstein and current CEO Michael Thaman are featured in the program, which begins with the firm's founding in 1938 and the discovery of glass fiber by Owens Corning inventor Games Slayter.

Discover how the firm's glass fiber materials contributed to military applications during World War II and learn about Owens Corning's role in the post-war housing boom, as well as the development of composite materials for products like the 1954 Chevrolet Corvette.  See how Owens Corning contributed to the development of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and today's monumental wind turbine blades.

In the end, "Owens Corning: A History" is the story of a great American city and the people who live and work here.

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