Johns Manville to Open New Polyiso Plant in Hillsboro, TX
Johns Manville broke ground in September 2020 on our new 420,000 sqft polyiso plant and distribution center in Hillsboro, TX. The plant is on track to be complete in Q1 2022 and the first operational portion of the building, the roofing systems distribution center, will open in December 2021. “We continue to invest in our business, customers and communities,” said Joe Smith, President of Roofing Systems at Johns Manville and “increasing the availability of our products while creating new jobs is a win-win.” The new plant is hiring now and will create approximately 50 new jobs and will manufacture our customers most preferred polyiso products including:
- ENRGY 3® Roof Insulation
- ProtectoR® HD High-Density Roof Cover Board
- AP® Foil-Faced Foam Sheathing Building Insulation
- GoBoard® Tile Backer Board
Check out the blog below and stay up-to-date with the latest progress as we approach opening day, and be sure to check out the latest job opportunities and communication for our customers.
New Johns Manville TPO Roof Installed
The roof of the new Hillsboro, TX plant was installed in June, 2021. The roof system contains two layers of JM ENRGY 3® Polyiso and uses ProtectoR® HD cover board. The membrane we chose was JM TPO 60 mil attached using induction-welding with RhinoPlate which requires 25%-50% less fasteners than a inseam methods. Check out the video and watch the crew install a seamless JM TPO roof system.
Updates on New Polyiso Plant in Hillsboro, TX
Hillsboro Receives Their First Railcar of MaterialOur new polyiso plant in Hillsboro, TX, has been busy in the distribution center, sending out shipments of JM roofing products to our customers. Now onto phase two of test runs and inspecting equipment.
Johns Manville's Hillsboro Plant Gives Back to Their Local CommunityOur team at the new plant in Hillsboro, TX has been quick to make an impact on their local community. In December, a group of our employees shopped at Walmart to purchase toys and jackets for the local Optimist Club.
The Distribution Center of JM's New Hillsboro Plant Officially OpensWe have transitioned material to the new Hillsboro distribution center and have officially opened for outbound shipments and customer pick-ups as of December 6, 2021.
Distribution Center Opens in DecemberThe opening date of our new distribution center in Hillsboro has been announced for December 6, 2021.
Our New Hillsboro, TX Plant is Already Making WavesOur new Hillsboro, TX plant might still be under construction, but the team has shown that it is already making waves. Building a brand new plant in a small town improves the town's economic vitality.
Building Out the TeamOur Hillsboro plant manager is focusing on getting the team in place to hit the ground running once construction is complete.
Getting the Team in PlaceOur new Plant Manager, Josh Canada has joined the JM family in Hillsboro, TX. Josh will be responsible for building the plant staff and executing activities with the project team leading to a successful startup of the plant in the beginning of 2022.
Walls Go Up for New PlantThe construction on the new Johns Manville plant in Texas continues with the installation of new tilt wall panels.
Breaking Ground on New Plant in Hillsboro, TXThe plant, which is projected to be completed by mid-2022, will manufacture polyiso products that are preferred in the market due to their high R-value per inch and the strength and durability they offer.
Reasons to Join the Johns Manville Family
Working here is all about delivering the JM Experience. We deliver the JM Experience to our employees, customers, and our communities. Working with JM gives you opportunity to grow while being offered new opportunities and rewarding experiences through personalized development. We take pride in the materials we make and the experiences we deliver. We thrive on community involvement and sustainability. As an employee, you have access to benefits such as medical, dental and vision plans. You can save for your future and invest in a 401K plan where JM offers a generous match. Here at Johns Manville it's not just a job, it's an opportunity.
"When you're associating with the people that you love, doing what you love, it doesn't get any better than that."
- Warren BuffetChairman & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Learn About the Products the Hillsboro Plant Will Produce
Roof InsulationENRGY 3® PolyisoInsulate your commercial roofing system with our rigid polyiso insulation board.
Roof Cover BoardProtectoR® HDInstall a layer of ProtectoR HD for a layer of protection against impact and the elements.
Polyiso Foam Sheating BoardAP™ Foil-FacedAn insulation board with exceptional heat, moisture and air control that eliminates all major thermal bridges that cause heat loss when installed correctly.
Waterproof Tile BackerGoBoard® Tile BackerUse GoBoard for a lightweight, waterproof option for tile backer when updating your shower or bathroom.