Johns Manville merges its Engineered Products

DENVER, Co. — Building products maker Johns Manville is merging its Engineered Products businesses in the Americas and in Europe and Asia into one global business unit. JM’s Engineered Products business manufactures and markets glass and polyester nonwoven products for the building and construction industry, filtration and battery separation media, reinforcement glass fibres for composites, and specialty industrial glass products.

Enno Henze, who is responsible for JM’s nonwovens, fibres, and glass textiles businesses in Europe, as well as its nonwovens business in China, will lead the newly created business as senior vice president and general manager. He will relocate to JM’s global headquarters in Denver from Germany. Johns Manville is a Berkshire Hathaway company with annual sales of $2.5 billion.