Johns Manville Recognized as National Preferred Partner by David Weekley Homes

DENVER – Johns Manville, a leading global manufacturer of energy-efficient building and industrial insulation products and a Berkshire Hathaway company, announced today it was named as one of the winners of the 19th annual National Preferred Partner Survey by David Weekley Homes, one of the nation’s largest privately held home builders.

The National Preferred Partners award recognizes field and manufacturing partners that have consistently operated at world-class levels as determined by the home builder’s supplier evaluation platform. This comprehensive process, anchored by the National Preferred Partner Survey, evaluates companies in the areas of quality and customer service.

A total of 123 companies were evaluated this year and 20% percent achieved the designation of National Preferred Partner.

“We are very proud of the long-term relationship we have David Weekley Homes,” said Tommy Knappich, Vice President and General Manager of Building Insulation at Johns Manville. “Our team remains committed to continuing best-in-class service that helps this partnership be so successful.”

John Schiegg, VP of Supply Chain Services for David Weekley Homes, said the company’s reputation is built on providing homebuyers with a quality home and an exceptional customer service experience.

“Johns Manville earned the distinction of National Preferred Partner for exemplifying high standards of quality and service,” Schiegg said. “By working together, we’re creating the best home building experience possible for our customers.”

Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B), is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality building and specialty products. In business since 1858, the Denver-based company has annual sales of $4 billion and holds leadership positions in all of the key markets that it serves. Johns Manville employs 8,000 people and operates 44 manufacturing facilities in North America and Europe.

Left to right: John Schiegg, David Weekley Vice President of Supply Chain; Roger Gregg, JM National Accounts Manager; John Johnson, David Weekley CEO.