Johns Manville Celebrates 50 Years of Glass Fiber Production in Slovakia

Johns Manville (JM), a marketleading manufacturer of continuous filament glass fiber and a Berkshire Hathaway company, is celebrating 50 years of continuous glass fiber production in Slovakia at the JEC World 2017 Composites Show in Paris this week.

JM’s operation in Trnava, Slovakia manufacturers a balanced portfolio of engineered products for the composite reinforcement, engineered thermoplastic, building and construction markets. The company’s global Engineered Products team is available at JEC World 2017 to discuss JM’s premium quality product line. The JM booth is at Hall 6-G32.

“JM’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and 50-year production experience in Europe help our products achieve best-in-class performance for our customers,” said Brian Sapp, Global Fibers Business Director for Engineered Products. “Our people have the expertise and collaborative spirit needed to deliver premium performance products in the global markets we serve and the positive and powerful experiences our customers deserve.”

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