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Owens Corning Completes Acquisition of Guangde SKD Rock Wool Manufacture Co., Ltd., a Chinese Mineral Wool Manufacturer

Owens Corning announced that it completed the acquisition of Guangde SKD Rock Wool Manufacture Co., Ltd., a mineral wool manufacturer in China. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. SKD produces mineral wool insulation for the building and technical insulation market. Mineral wool is the primary insulation material in …

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Industry is optimistic: IEX demonstrates market potential for industrial insulation

170 exhibitors will be showing the complete cross-section of technical insulations for thermal, cold, acoustic and fire protection Meeting point for insulation companies, facilities engineering planners, mechanical engineering companies, architects, energy managers and facility managers   Industrial insulations enjoy an enormous market potential worldwide because only higher energy efficiency and …

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Turnover builds with 50% growth at £27m online construction materials firm

Construction Materials Online (CMO), the rapidly expanding online retailer of building materials, has seen record growth, achieving revenues of £27m in the year to 31 December 2017, an increase of almost 50% since the previous year (2016: £18m) as e-commerce continues to win business in the sector from traditional builders …

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Fire safety experts call on government to act urgently over building safety

Letter to the Prime Minister

In a letter to the Prime Minister, reprinted at the end of this release, leading fire safety experts and advocates have urged the government to implement immediately three important regulatory changes that will significantly improve fire safety for high-rise and high-risk buildings, such as schools, hospitals and care homes. For …

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Recticel website opens new window on its high performance product range and services

Recticel, one of Europe’s leading insulation manufacturers, has launched a new UK website designed to provide the ultimate user-friendly experience. With improved navigation and functionality throughout, it guides users to a precise solution for their particular project issue as well as allowing easy access to a range of detailed product …

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3M webinar to explore hearing conservation

Hearing conservation will be the topic of the next instalment of 3M’s popular Science of Safety webinar series. The webinar, titled ‘Hearing Conservation – Selecting the Right Product’, will run from 10.00 to 11.00 on 25 April 2018, led by Mohammed Saleem, a technical specialist at the science-based technology company. …

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