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Johns Manville Receives Innovative Technology Award

March 20, 2015 | By Business Wire News


Johns Manville (JM), a global building and specialty products manufacturer and a Berkshire Hathaway company, this week received the Innovative Technology Award from the Jefferson County (Colo.) Economic Development Corp.

The award recognizes JM’s contribution to significantly enhance the economic vitality of Jefferson County through technical innovation and for being “on the forefront of new and advanced technologies.”

“Innovation is a differentiator for Johns Manville in the many different markets we serve,” said Tim Swales, JM’s Vice President, R&D and Chief Sustainability Officer. “We are grateful to the Jefferson County Economic Development Corp. for recognizing the efforts of JM and our 700 employees who live and work in the Denver area.”

The award is based on JM’s work at its Technical Center in Littleton to create future uses for nylon-based materials in structural thermoplastic. It was presented Thursday, March 19, at the annual Jefferson County Industry Appreciation Awards Breakfast.

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 $2.6 billion and holds leadership positions in all of the key markets that it serves. JM employs approximately 7,000 people and operates 44 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and China. Additional information can be found at

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