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Global Glass Wool Insulation Industry

Table 4: Percentage Share of Construction Spending by Region- 2015E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14Regional Perspective II-14The Americas II-14Asia Pacific II-14Slowing Growth Momentum in Emerging Market Economies II-14Europe II-15European Sovereign Debt Crisis: A Cause of Concern II-15Middle East II-16

3. GLASS FIBER INDUSTRY - AN INSIGHT II-17Glass Fibers - An Introduction II-17Key Features II-18Table 5: Physical properties of Glass Fibers II-18Table 6: Electrical Properties of Glass Fibers II-19Health Hazards II-19A Brief History II-19Glass Fiber Production Process II-19Glass Fiber Production Process II-20Types of Glass Fibers II-20On Basis of Geometry II-20On Basis of Composition II-20Types of Glass Fibers II-21Characteristics of Select Types of Glass Fiber II-21A-Glass II-22C-Glass II-22D-Glass II-22E-Glass II-22S-Glass II-22Table 7: Structural Composition of Various Glass Fibers(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23Quality Control in Glass Fibers II-23Glass Fiber Recycling II-23

4. GLASS WOOL - PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-24Glass Wool for Insulation II-24Competing Insulation Products II-25End-Use Markets II-25Housing Construction II-25Non-Residential Construction II-25Industrial/Commercial Equipment II-25Others II-26

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-27GlassRock Concludes Commissioning of New Glass WoolManufacturing Line II-27Groot Group, Nissi, Tses Community and SDS Group to EstablishJoint Venture II-27Owens Corning Receives EPDs for its Fibreglass Products II-27Knauf Insulation to Expand Production Capacity of Visé GlassWool Plant II-28Mag-Isover to Set Up Two New Glass Wool Facilities II-28AFICO to Increase its Glass Wool Capacity II-28Guardian Introduces New Fiberglass Insulation with ecoGuard™Technology II-28Saint-Gobain Obtains Majority Stake in MAG II-29Saint-Gobain Isover Sets Up New Facility II-29Knauf Insulation Sets up New Plant in France II-29China Fiberglass Takes Over Full Equity Stake in Jushi Group II-29Guardian Fiberglass to Expand Production at Olive BranchFacility II-30

6. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS IN THE RECENT PAST II-31Knauf Insulation to Commence Full Production of EcoBattGlasswool Insulation II-31CertainTeed Insulation Takes Over OFI Income Fund II-31Glasswool Insulation Technology Establishes New Company II-31Neman Glassworks to Establish Glass Wool Plant II-31URSA Insulation to Set Up Glass Wool Plant in UK II-32

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