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  • 04-24-2017: Pittsburgh Corning Wins Contract for Zeebrugge LNG Terminal Extension

    Fluxys LNG again calls upon the expertise of Pittsburgh Corning when they decided to add a 5th LNG storage tank to their Zeebrugge site as part of their extension project to offer transshipment services to Yamal LNG from 2018 onwards. The choice for a FOAMGLAS® HLB insulation system was fairly obvious after the impeccable performance of the FOAMGLAS® insualtion system under their first 4 LNG storage tanks throughout the last 30 years.
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  • 04-11-2017: Pittsburgh Corning Receives PLATINUM Safety Award for a second consecutive year

    The National Insulation Association (NIA) recognized Pittsburgh Corning among the recipients of the prestigious Theodore H. Brodie Distinguished Safety Award during its 62nd Annual Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, on March 30, 2017. Acknowledging that safety concerns differ among the sectors of the mechanical insulation industry, the awards program includes four award categories: Manufacturers, Contractors, Distributors/Fabricators and Metal Building Laminator. The award program honors four levels of excellence: Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. Pittsburgh Corning received Platinum honors in the Manufacturers category. In 2016, PC also received Platinum honors. The award is NIA’s highest industry honor and the only national award for outstanding safety performance in the mechanical insulation industry. NIA created the award program in 2004 to recognize top companies that have established structured safety programs to ensure the well-being of their employees and create safe working environments.
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  • 03-16-2017: FOAMGLAS® Insulation Keeps Peak Shaver Pumps Warm

    FOAMGLAS® Insulation keeps Gasunie’s Peak Shaver Installation protected and up and running during cold winter periods. Read more about it in our latest project profile.
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  • 02-14-2017: Pittsburgh Corning develops a new low-temperature anti-abrasive coating

    PITTCOTE® 16 Low Temperature Anti-Abrasive (LTAA) coating is a water-based, rubberized latex resin. It reduces abrasion from vibrating piping or equipment by providing a durable bore coating to insulation substrates across a wide range of service temperatures, from cold and cryogenic to above ambient (120 °C). Product is ideal for application to FOAMGLAS® insulation blocks, curved segments (PSG), half shells (PSH) and fitting covers.
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  • 01-19-2017: FOAMGLAS® insulation protects Chilled Water system at NRG Park

    Pittsburgh Corning's FOAMGLAS® cellular glass insulation was chosen as the best solution to replace failing insulation for the chilled water systems at NRG Park in Houston, Texas. Over 90.000 linear feet of FOAMGLAS® insulation was installed.
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  • 11-14-2016: Pittsburgh Corning develops new coating

    Pittsburgh Corning is pleased to announce the addition of PITTCOTE® 300E coating to its insulation accessories portfolio. This liquid-applied, moisture cure vapor retarder coating can reduce installation labor time and costs, and its VOC compliant formulation improves safety for shipping, storage and handling. Contact your Regional Industry representative for availability in your area.
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  • 10-19-2016: Pittsburgh Corning featured in Oil and Gas News

    Pittsburgh Corning was featured in the Saudi Aramco review issue of Oil and Gas News. You can read the full article online.
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  • 10-18-2016: Pittsburgh Corning develops new fabrication adhesive

    PC® 136S adhesive is a two component adhesive formulated for use with FOAMGLAS® insulation. It is particularly suited for use as a fabrication adhesive for construction of FOAMGLAS® insulation billets that will be used to make insulation components for stainless steel piping and equipment. The product has a wide service temperature range, and it is certified to meet the stringent stainless steel services requirements of MIL-I-24244, ASTM C795 and NRC Regulatory Guide 1.36. Contact your Regional Industry representative for availability in your area.
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  • 10-11-2016: Pittsburgh Corning adds New Products to its Comprehensive Insulation Accessory Portfolio

    Pittsburgh Corning is pleased to announce the addition of PITTSTOP™ 196 Vapor Stop and PC® 42 Cryogenic Adhesive to its comprehensive insulation accessories portfolio. These products are especially suitable for construction of vapor stop assemblies in liquid natural gas and other cryogenic insulation systems. Contact your Regional Industry representative for availability in your area.
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  • 10-07-2016: New Storage Tanks at Kool Terminals

    FOAMGLAS® HLB 1600 Insulation was chosen as the insulation material for multiple 30 meter high heated oil tanks. Read all about it in our latest project profile.
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  • 07-27-2016: Pittsburgh Corning receives PLATINUM status for MICA's "2016 Safety Best Practices Award"

    The Midwest Insulation Contractors Association (MICA) announced the winners of its "Safety Best Practices Award" at the 59th Annual Spring Convention of MICA at the Chateau on the Lake, Branson, Missouri, USA. The "Safety Best Practices Award" is MICA’s way of recognizing the efforts of its membership in implementing good safety practices. Pittsburgh Corning was awarded PLATINUM status for achieving a score greater than 95%.
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  • 06-16-2016: Agropolychim Ammonia Plant in Bulgaria

    Agrolpoychim AD selected FOAMGLAS® insulation for their refrigerated tank and process piping at their ammonia plant in Devnya, Bulgaria. Read all about it in our latest project profile.
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  • 06-09-2016: Lyondellbasell's Caban Plant, France

    A FOAMGLAS® Insulation system was installed on a high temperature column during a shutdown at Lyondellbasell’s Caban plant in France. They took off all the Mineral Wool insulation and replaced it with a FOAMGLAS® Insulation system which is in their specification as part of their CUI prevention program. Read all about it in our latest project profile.
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  • 06-09-2016: FOAMGLAS® Insulation System For AGA LOX Plant in Sweden

    AGA Uses FOAMGLAS® Insulation to increase the safety level and durability for their liquefied oxygen plant in Luleå, Sweden. Learn more about FOAMGLAS® Insulation in this new project profile.
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  • 06-01-2016: Pittsburgh Corning becomes an SIG Assured Supplier

    Pittsburgh Corning is pleased to announce the recent completion of all necessary reviews and assessments required to become a SIG Assured Supplier. SIG Assured is the new official stamp of reassurance from SIG, which shows customers that all the products meet the legislative requirements for a wide range of industry compliance standards. SIG Distribution has introduced this stamp of reassurance across all its brands, including FOAMGLAS® insulation, to give customers the peace of mind that any product supplied by the company, comes with the following reassurances: Safety data sheets, EUTR, CE marking and REACH Statements. All information provided via the SIG Assured service is verified by third party experts, providing further confidence to customers.
  • 05-30-2016: FOAMGLAS® Insulation for 6 LNG impounding basins at Dunkirk LNG

    Dunkirk LNG and Pittsburgh Corning have already successfully cooperated together in the past as their 3 LNG storage tanks sit on FOAMGLAS® Insulation. This time they used FOAMGLAS® Insulation as the material of choice for a total of 6 LNG impounding basins.
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  • 05-30-2016: The Edvard Grieg Platform development project in the North Sea

    FOAMGLAS® insulation was specified for over 12,000 meters (7.5 miles) of the total 18,000 meters (11.2 miles) of existing pipe and equipment on the Edvard Grieg platform’s top side. Read all about it in our latest project profile.
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  • 05-26-2016: Pittsburgh Corning to sponsor FESI Championship

    Pittsburgh Corning, as part of Fedisol, was one of the proud sponsors of this year's FESI European insulators championship that was held at the IEX2016 in Cologne. The best apprentices of the FESI- member states competed against each other to showcase the high standards of insulation and cover work. Pittsburgh Corning was also one of the sponsors of the Dutch team that delivered an outstanding performance.
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  • 05-23-2016: Bitumen storage tank at Granulati Basaltici, Italy

    Over 1400 m² Of FOAMGLAS® Insulation was supplied to the Granulati Basaltici site in Lentini, Italy to be installed on underground bitumen storage tanks. Read all about it in our latest project profile.
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  • 05-23-2016: The Al Waseel Hills Project

    Almost 5000 Meters Of FOAMGLAS® Insulation was installed on the chilled water pipes at the two schools in SABIC’s Al Waseel housing project in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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  • 04-21-2016: Pittsburgh Corning Receives PLATINUM Safety Award

    The National Insulation Association (NIA) announced the 2015 Theodore H. Brodie Distinguished Safety Award winners at NIA’s 61st Annual Convention in Boca Raton, Florida, USA on April 21, 2016. The Theodore H. Brodie Distinguished Safety Award is NIA’s highest industry honor and the only national award for outstanding safety performance in the mechanical insulation industry. NIA created the award program in 2004 to recognize top companies that have established structured safety programs to ensure the well-being of their employees and create safe working environments.
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  • 02-29-2016: Pittsburgh Corning introduces new packaging for their prefabricated insulation

    Pittsburgh Corning is pleased to announce the launch of their new improved packaging for all prefabricated FOAMGLAS® insulation pieces. Read all about the key benefits of the new improved packaging design in this informative leaflet.
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  • 02-26-2016: Pittsburgh Corning Opens New Training Center near Houston, Texas

    Pittsburgh Corning is proud to announce the completion of construction of our third global FOAMGLAS® insulation training center, in Fresno, Texas.
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  • 02-11-2016: FOAMGLAS® Insulation at TOTAL's Laggan Tormore plant

    TOTAL’s Shetland Gas Plant “Laggan-Tormore” takes a further step near completion as the final stages of the FOAMGLAS® Insulation - Terostat system tie-in’s are being installed. Read all about it in our latest project profile.
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  • 01-08-2016: BP's ETAP Platform in the North Sea

    A FOAMGLAS® - Terostat insulation system was installed on a significant amount of piping during another successful turnaround on BP's ETAP platform in the North Sea.
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  • 01-08-2016: Sulphur Pits at Sohar Refinery in Oman

    Pittsburgh Corning delivers almost 2000 m² of FOAMGLAS® HLB Insulation blocks for the insulation of sulphur pits in Sohar, Oman.
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  • 12-11-2015: “New” formulation brings next generation benefits to the Industry...

    PITTSEAL® 444NS sealant is a specially formulated butyl compound used for sealing joints in FOAMGLAS® insulation systems, and to seal protrusions and metal jacket laps.
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  • 11-30-2015: Pittsburgh Corning in Energy, Oil & Gas Magazine

    Pittsburgh Corning was featured in Energy, Oil & Gas magazine in the run-up to the Offshore Europe Exhibiton in Aberdeen.
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  • 11-25-2015: PC®99 2K Adhesive. Now available as a two component kit.

    PC® 99 2K adhesive is a two-component, moisture curing polyether adhesive for use on vertical application such as spheres, vessels and tank walls. Now available in North America.
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