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Johns Manville expands micro glass fibre nonwoven capacity in Germany

Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company and a leading manufacturer of premium-quality building, specialty and filtration products, has completed an expansion of its micro glass fibre nonwoven production for air filtration media in its plant in Wertheim, Germany. The company’s micro glass fibre nonwovens are used as top-performance media in HVAC filtration applications and also as aircraft insulation.

10th October 2013

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Wertheim

Construction, Civil Engineering, Industrial

Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company and a leading manufacturer of premium-quality building, specialty and filtration products, has completed an expansion of its micro glass fibre nonwoven production for air filtration media in its plant in Wertheim, Germany.

The company’s micro glass fibre nonwovens are used as top-performance media in HVAC filtration applications and also as aircraft insulation.

Commitment

The company also recently announced an additional investment of EUR 32 million in a state-of-the-art PET spunbond line for filtration products at its production site in Berlin.

“The new capacity in Wertheim and the investment we are making in our Berlin facility are excellent examples of our commitment to the filtration industry,” commented Enno Henze, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Johns Manville’s Engineered Products Europe/Asia business.

“These investments are part of a strategic plan to support the growing demand for high-end filtration nonwovens.”

Johns Manville

Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company, 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 approximately $2.5 billion and operates 45 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and China.

www.jm.com

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