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Manufacturing process improvements – Owens Corning, Valleyfield, QC

The manufacturing improvements consisted in converting the blowing agents used in the extruded polystyrene foam insulation production to comply with new upcoming regulations. The purpose of this conversion is to provide a more environmentally conscious process by considerably reducing the Green House Gas effect generated by the previous blowing agent combinations.

CHALLENGES

  • International collaboration with project team and suppliers
  • Important modifications completed during operations with senquential shutdowns
  • Agile scope change management with R&D
  • High pressure design (10,000 psi)
  • Flammable/combustible pressurized compounds

PROJECT

Manufacturing process improvements

LOCATION

Owens Corning – Valleyfield, QC

SCOPE

YEAR

2018-2020