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Chuck Hartlage

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Media Contact

Chuck Hartlage

Corporate Media Relations

419-248-5395

chuck.hartlage@owenscorning.com

IDG's Computerworld Names Owens Corning to 2015 List of 100 Best Places to Work in IT

Monday, June 22, 2015 7:30 am EDT
"These deep connections provide for an environment where our employees feel the positive impact of their work each day."

TOLEDO, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IDG's Computerworld announces Owens Corning as a 2015 Best Places to Work in IT, one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation. Organizations will be included in coverage in Computerworld along with results from the 22nd annual Best Places to Work in IT survey.

“It is humbling to be included in Computerworld’s 2015 100 Best Places to Work in IT. Our team has worked hard to establish deep and broad connections with our business units,” said Steven Zerby, vice president and CIO. “These deep connections provide for an environment where our employees feel the positive impact of their work each day.”

Owens Corning provides a work environment that encourages employees to take job opportunities that will challenge them and allow them to build connections across the world. The global information services (GIS) team leverages these connections and their own curiosity to solve business problems.

"The 100 organizations on Computerworld’s 2015 Best Places to Work in IT list realize that attracting and retaining a highly-skilled technology workforce leads to competitive advantage,” says Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. “In a tight market for tech talent, these outstanding employers attract the best and brightest IT pros with generous salaries and top-drawer benefits, then deepen their teams’ engagement with challenging, business-critical projects built around cutting-edge technologies. As a result, these winning organizations are best positioned to take advantage of the digital transformation sweeping through every industry.”

About the Best Places to Work in IT

The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals by IDG’s Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.

About Owens Corning

Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) develops, manufactures and markets insulation, roofing and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the company’s market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger and more durable. Ultimately, Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2014 sales of $5.3 billion and employs about 15,000 people in 26 countries. It has been a Fortune 500® company for 61 consecutive years.

For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.

About Computerworld

Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping Sr. IT, business decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with effective business strategy. As the voice of business technology, Computerworld enables the IT value chain with unique editorial coverage from setting strategies to deriving value. Computerworld’s award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), focused conference series, strategic marketing solutions and research forms the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 7.5 million monthly page views (Omniture, November 2014 - January 2015 average) and was recognized in BtoB’s 2013 Media Power 50 list; recognition Computerworld has received for more than 5 consecutive years. Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events and research company. Company information is available at www.idgenterprise.com.

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Owens Corning
Chuck Hartlage, 419-248-5395
chuck.hartlage@owenscorning.com