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Johns Manville Announces StarRov® 090 for Pultrusion Reinforcements is Available in Americas and Europe

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017 12:01 am MDT

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DENVER
"JM’s continuous innovation and new product development for the pultrusion market is the result of great collaboration between our customers and our global product teams"

Johns Manville (JM), a marketleading manufacturer of continuous filament glass fiber and a Berkshire Hathaway company, announced today that StarRov® 090 roving is available in both North America and Europe. StarRov® 090 Roving is designed for reinforcement in pultrusion where excellent surface finishing and color impregnation is required. The product is showcased this week at the JEC World 2017 Composites Show in Paris. The JM booth is at Hall 6-G32.

“JM’s continuous innovation and new product development for the pultrusion market 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 – Global Fibers. “StarRov® 090 Roving successfully qualifies on pultrusion lines that require excellent wettability and stable runout with tex consistency to improve productivity.

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 www.jm.com.

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Philippe Bekaert
Johns Manville
+32 479 980 677