Johns Manville’s glass fiber operations plant in Etowah, Tennessee.
Johns Manville’s glass fiber operations plant in Etowah, Tennessee.

JM’s operations in North America can serve customers across the growing compounding base in the Midwest and Southeast.

‘The composites industry is growing steadily and we are convinced that current and future industry trends will continue to drive increasing demand for glass fiber products,’ said Brian Sapp, global fibers business director for JM Engineered Products.’We are making this investment to support our customers’ plans for growth, and we will continue with innovations in technology and product development in fibers to support our customers.’

The planned expansion in Etowah includes a new furnace to support the launch of the next generation of global products for reinforced thermoplastic composites.