Johns Manville is an American corporation based in Denver, Colorado that manufactures insulation, roofing materials, and engineered products. For much of the 20th century, the then-titled Johns-Manville Corporation was the global leader in the manufacture of asbestos-containing products, including asbestos pipe insulation, asbestos shingles ...
Johns Manville Corporation manufactures building and mechanical insulation, commercial roofing, glass fibers, and nonwoven materials for commercial, industrial, and residential applications. It ...
In 1927, the company went public as the Johns Manville Corporation and later started producing asbestos products for the U.S. war effort. The government mandated that asbestos products be used to insulate Navy vessels in 1945, and Johns Manville produced a number of insulating products with a mixture of asbestos and silica.
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Come rain, snow, sleet, hail, and even fire, Johns Manville (JM) keeps its customers protected from the elements. Founded in 1858, JM makes commercial and industrial roofing systems and formaldehyde-free fiberglass insulation for the commercial and residential building industries.
The Johns Manville Corp. was founded for the purpose of making asbestos products for insulation and construction uses. The company started in the late 1800s when H.W. Johns Manufacturing Company, which made fire-resistant roofing, merged with Manville Covering Company, which made insulation.