Member Spotlight: February

Owens Corning (OC) is head quartered in Toledo, Ohio, with additional manufacturing facilities around the Globe. In 2016, the Owens Corning Components division acquired InterWrap Industrial Fabrics. In addition to continuing to manufacture the Rhino branded product line in protective packaging and roofing underlayment, OC will place a major focus on the newly formed Geosynethics business. The geomembrane product mix ranges from 12mil – 40mil with several proprietary technologies including the RhinoMat product line. Owens Corning has recently begun constructing a world class geosynthetics research facility, as part of the current Science & Technology Center, located in Granville, OH. Opening of the new facility is scheduled for Fall, 2017. The FGI liaisons for OC are North American Sales Manager Jimmie Eloff ( and Geosynthetics Engineer Andy Durham (


FGI Guidelines

FGI-1-2010:  Subgrade Guideline
Adobe pdf July 14, 2010
FGI-2-2011:  Testing Frequency for Factory Seams
Adobe pdf July 12, 2011
FGI-3-2012:  Guideline for Packaging, Handling, Storage, and Deploying Fabricated Geomembrane Panels
Adobe pdf October 20, 2012
FGI-4-2015:  Guideline for Air Lance Testing of Field Geomembrane Seams
Adobe pdf August 16, 2015
FGI-5-2016:  Guideline for Field Seam Test Frequency for Fabricated Geomembrane Panels
Adobe pdf May 3, 2016
Identification, Packaging, Handling, Storage and Deployment of Fabricated Geomembrane Panels
Adobe pdf June 20, 2012