Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 4, Large

Owens Corning

Toledo, Ohio [North Central]
Owens Corning
Credit: Jim Rohman

Why you want to work there

This Toledo, Ohio, manufacturer strives to create a dynamic and empowering environment that offers employees plenty of opportunities to grow professionally. For example, an IT development program for college graduates includes an international trip with the CIO, and staffers have opportunities to collaborate with colleagues around the globe. At Owens Corning, IT and business professionals work side by side -- and that's true of both rank-and-file employees and executives. The company's headquarters campus offers many amenities, including an on-site physician, a credit union and a market.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 14,369

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 138

IT employee turnover in 2015: 5%

IT promotions in 2015: 6%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $1,087

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 14

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 24

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 80%