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July 9, 2012

Owens Corning has released its sixth annual Sustainability Report, which showed year-over-year intensity reductions in all environmental goals set and a list of innovation-driven achievements.

Among the accomplishments highlighted is a reduction in waste-to-landfill intensity by 22% in 2011, which represents an absolute reduction of more than 37,000 metric tons. Owens Corning also reduced its toxic air emissions intensity by 37% last year. That amounts to an absolute reduction of 236 metric tons.

August 5, 2011

Owens Corning reported net sales of $1.5 billion for its second quarter of 2011, a 5% increase over sales of $1.4 billion in the same quarter of 2010.

Net income for the quarter, which ended June 30, was $78 million, compared with net earnings of $937 million a year ago.