Johns Manville Announces Starrov®853 for LFT Reinforcements is Available in Americas and Europe

Johns Manville (JM), a market-leading manufacturer of Continuous Filament Glass Fiber and a Berkshire Hathaway company, announced today StarRov® 853 roving is available in both North America (225 Yield) and Europe (1200 and 2400 Tex).

StarRov® 853 roving is designed for reinforcement in structural engineered thermoplastics, such as tapes and LFT (Long-Fiber Thermoplastics) where high heat performance is required.

JM’s technical service team will attend CAMX 2017 this week in Orlando, Fla. The JM booth is Hall B-L68.

“JM’s continuous innovation and product expansion globally for structural engineered thermoplastics is the result of great collaboration between our customers and our global product teams,” said Karin Demez, Global Marketing and Portfolio Leader in Engineered Products – Fibers.

StarRov® 853 roving successfully qualifies in critical applications where high heat structural mechanical performance are required.

About Johns Manville
Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B), is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality products for building insulation, mechanical insulation, commercial roofing, and roof insulation, as well as fibers and nonwovens for commercial, industrial and residential applications. JM serves markets that include aerospace, automotive and transportation, air handling, appliance, HVAC, pipe and equipment, filtration, waterproofing, building, flooring, interiors and wind energy. In business since 1858, the Denver-based company has annual sales of approximately $3 billion and holds leadership positions in all of the key markets that it serves. JM employs approximately 7,000 people and operates 43 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and China. Additional information can be found at

Philippe Bekaert, Johns Manville +32 479 980 677