Owens Corning reported growth across the board in the third quarter of 2013, especially in its insulation category, which delivered its best quarter in six years with a profitable year to date.
Net sales for the quarter were at $1.32 billion, up from $1.28 billion on a year-over-year basis.
The company reported net earnings of $51 million, compared with $44 million during the third quarter of 2012.
"We delivered improved year-on-year performance in each of our businesses," said Mike Thaman, chairman and CEO. "Based on our year-to-date performance, we are maintaining our outlook of at least $100 million of adjusted EBIT growth."
Thaman also noted that the company's roofing business did well in terms of margins, with 20% EBIT margins on flat revenue. Meanwhile, insulation was at its ninth c