Owens Corning have announced a manufacturing supply alliance with Xingtai Jinniu Fiberglass Company.
The Xingtai Jinniu Fiberglass Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jizhong Energy Resources, a large energy company which focuses on coal production and integrates businesses of coal, building materials, electricity and chemical.
The supply alliance will utilize Jinniu’s existing glass fibre furnace capacity in China to provide a reliable supply of customised boron-free glass fibre reinforcements. The alliance will leverage Owens Corning’s technology expertise for environmentally sustainable manufacturing. Both companies will continue to operate as separate commercial entities.
Arnaud Genis, Owens Corning Group President, Composites Solutions said;
This supply alliance is an example of two companies working creatively to serve glass fiber customers in the high growth China market with a capital-efficient solution, by utilising Owens Corning’s advanced technology expertise, and Jinniu’s manufacturing capacity, we will continue to meet the market’s present and future needs for boron-free glass fibre reinforcements in China.