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LifeMat™ Glass Non-woven Solutions Help Improve Performance Of Flooded Lead-acid Batteries For Stop-start Engines

TOLEDO, Ohio, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 30 years proven experience, Owens Corning is the leading provider of glass based non-woven solutions for lead-acid batteries, and widely known for its quality retainer mat solutions for heavy duty batteries. 

Today, increasing amounts of electronic equipment and new technologies, such as start-stop engine systems, are placing increasing demands on the performance of automobile batteries.

Owens Corning is exhibiting its newly-branded LifeMat™ glass non-woven solutions at Baltimore's Battery Council International (BCI), which began April 28, at Booth #48. The company sponsored the Suppliers Reception annual premier event, on Sunday April 28. The LifeMat™ solutions also will be shown at the Techtextil material show, June 11-13.

LifeMat™ pasting mat contributes to extending the lifecycle of traditional lead-acid batteries by preventing positive active mass shedding.

The LifeMat™ pasting mat product range for lead-acid batteries is a direct outcome of Owens Corning's continued investment in the development of industry-specific capabilities. The company is dedicated to battery manufacturers who want to improve the performance and lifespan of their products through the use of advanced glass non-woven solutions.

With manufacturing operations in America, Europe, and Asia, Owens Corning is able to provide local supply and support for LifeMat TM solutions in lead-acid battery applications.

About Owens CorningOwens Corning is a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems and residential and commercial building materials. A Fortune 500 company for 58 consecutive years, Owens Corning is committed to driving sustainability through delivering solutions, transforming markets and enhancing lives. Celebrating its 75 th anniversary in 2013, Owens Corning had sales of $5.2 billion in 2012 and employs 15,000 employees in 27 countries on five continents. The Owens Corning Composite Solutions Business delivers a broad range of reinforcement products that provide lightweight alternatives to steel, wood and aluminum, thereby reducing weight and improving energy efficiency. Additional information is available at www.owenscorning.com.

SOURCE Owens Corning

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