Life cycle assessment of continuous filament glass fibre products

Glass Fibre Europe commissioned PwC to prepare the following report that presents the cradle–to-gate life-cycle inventory and life-cycle impact assessment results of several continuous filament glass fiber products (direct and assembled rovings, wet and dry chopped strands, as well as chopped strand mats and continuous filament mats).

Data were collected from 11 plants based in the European Union and Norway. Companies who took part to the data collection include: 3B the fiberglass company, Saint Gobain-Vetrotex Deutschland, Johns Manville Europe, Lanxess Deutschland, European Owens Corning Fiberglass, PPG Industries Fiber Glas bv.