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Johns Manville consolidates nonwovens brands under ‘Evalith’

July 16, 2012

Brand represents strength of product portfolio.

Johns Manville has consolidated brands within its Nonwovens business segment to a new single brand name: Evalith. The name comes from the Latin word “evalidus,” which means “very strong.” The company chose Evalith to represent the strength of its products with respect to quality, product characteristics and their versatile application fields—from glass fiber reinforced roofing membranes to air filtration.
Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality building and specialty products. In business since 1858, the Denver, CO-based company has annual sales of approximately $2.5 billion and holds leadership positions in all of the key markets that it serves, including construction, filtration, energy and geotextiles. Johns Manville employs approximately 6,600 people and operates 40 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and China. Additional information can be found at and