Owens Corning Builds Its Internet Future With

14 September 2000

Owens Corning, the home-building industry leader, and SAP AG, the world's leading provider of inter-enterprise software solutions, announced that Owens Corning has selected to help move the company's business onto the Internet. Owens Corning will implement a full range of solutions to enhance and integrate with its current SAP(TM) R/3(R) implementation. David Johns, chief technology officer of Owens Corning, cited the unique integration capabilities of as the most important factor in deciding to implement the system. blends seamlessly with a company's existing environment, as well as software from third-party providers and legacy systems, making it an attractive solution for existing SAP customers, as well as new ones. " Owens Corning is currently live on the Electronic Commerce, Supply Chain Management and Business Intelligence solutions. This enables the company to extend its e-business initiatives while moving toward a strategy that will allow all business operations -- including customer relationship management, marketplace deals and joint ventures -- to be completed over the Internet. Owens Corning is a world leader in building materials systems and composites systems. The company has sales of $5 billion and employs approximately 20,000 people worldwide. For more information, please visit Owens Corning's Web site at

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