Johns Manville Named “Supplier of the Year” by Insulate America, Inc. for the Second Consecutive Year
Leading national insulation contractor organization recognizes JM for superior customer service
DENVER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Johns Manville (JM), the global building products manufacturer, today announced it has been named “Supplier of the Year” for 2014 by Insulate America, Inc., the nation’s largest independent insulation contractor association. This marks the fourth year that JM has been honored for superior service and continued support of the organization – JM also received the award in 2013.
“We’re proud to recognize their unwavering ability to provide their employees and customers with high-quality service and an innovative set of product solutions. We sincerely appreciate their partnership.”
“The Johns Manville team continues to show a commitment to supporting our organization and providing valuable technical expertise and customer service,” said David Beam, president and CEO of Insulate America. “We’re proud to recognize their unwavering ability to provide their employees and customers with high-quality service and an innovative set of product solutions. We sincerely appreciate their partnership.”
Insulate America is a cooperative group of locally owned, independent insulation contractors who provide and install quality insulation and other building products for residential and commercial construction. It is the largest independent insulation contracting organization in the U.S. with 185 locations in 45 states and more than 5,000 employees. Representatives from each of the locations vote on the “Supplier of the Year” award.
“We are incredibly humbled to have been named ‘Supplier of the Year’ for the second consecutive year by Insulate America, and we have the utmost respect for industry professionals that make up their organization,” said Fred Stephan, senior vice president and general manager of Insulation Systems for JM. “This award represents the dedication that the entire JM team has in providing our customers with the best insulation products and the broadest range of solutions to meet the changing needs of this industry.”
JM and Insulate America’s partnership extends more than 14 years. The two organizations partnered to create the annual “America’s Best Installer” competition, which highlights the importance of quality insulation installation and its impact on an energy-efficient, more comfortable home. Now in its thirteenth year, the competition pits top installers from across the country in a fast-paced, head-to-head competition. Competitors are judged on quality of workmanship, adherence to safety rules, speed and productivity. This year’s competition is slated for Oct. 16-18 in Denver.
About Johns Manville
Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B), is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality products for building insulation, mechanical insulation, commercial roofing, and roof insulation, as well as fibers and nonwovens for commercial, industrial and residential applications. JM serves markets that include aerospace, automotive and transportation, air handling, appliance, HVAC, pipe and equipment, filtration, waterproofing, building, flooring, interiors and wind energy. In business since 1858, the Denver-based company has annual sales of approximately $2.5 billion and holds leadership positions in all of the key markets that it serves. JM employs approximately 7,000 people and operates 45 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and China. Additional information can be found at www.jm.com.
About Insulate America
Insulate America is the nation’s largest independent insulation contractor. With 185 locations serving 45 states, Insulate America is committed to the highest quality workmanship and service. Training, education, sharing ideas, rigorous certifications and life-long learning separate us as professionals in the industry.