Plastics compounding: Johns Manville plans more glass fiber capacity


Glass fiber supplier Johns Manville (JM) announced plans to expand its current fiber production capacities at its facility in Trnava, Slovakia. Company officials would not reveal disclose many specifics about the extent of the new capacity but allows that the fibers help the company prepare for growth in key emerging applications in transportation and infrastructure.

The plant in Trnava was opened in 2004. In a company statement Enno Henze, vice president and general manager for engineered products Europe/Asia said, "We feel confident that this major investment will continue to support our customers' plans for growth and underscores JM's commitment to growing the composites industry."...
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