Amid Growth Opportunities, Fiberglass Manufacturer Expands Facility.
Owens Corning is a global building and industrial materials leader in roofing, insulation, and fiberglass composite manufacturing. The company’s innovative products and technologies serve customers in 33 countries, and its sustainable solutions have led to its recognition as one of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute, as well as #1 on 3BL’s list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens for the third consecutive year.
Owens Corning selected Gray to design and build an expansion of its Ft. Smith, AR, facility as part of an effort to broaden its fiberglass manufacturing operation.
- LocationFort Smith, AR
- Square Footage575,000 s.f.
- Operational19 months
Gray is providing architectural, engineering, construction management, and equipment procurement services for the ongoing project. The new space adjoins the existing property and will include a ventilated warehouse and air-conditioned office and manufacturing areas. To accommodate the large process equipment necessary for fiberglass manufacturing, Gray will construct a 33′-deep basement.
“With this new state-of-the-art facility, Owens Corning is investing in the future of Fort Smith and our business,” said Marcio Sandri, president of the composites business at Owens Corning.
Process & Packaging Systems Engineering
Automation & Controls
Custom equipment Ovens & cookers Process skids Batching equipment Clean-in-place systems Bioreactors Extruders Distributed products Mixers & blenders
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