Johns Manville Continues Support for Spray Foam Excellence with Election of Kathy Miks to Vice Chair of Spray Foam Coalition Leadership Committee

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company and leading building
products manufacturer, announced today Kathy Miks, spray foam Product
Manager, is the newly elected Vice Chair of the Spray Foam Coalition, a
dynamic organization of companies that produce and sell polyurethane
spray foam insulation systems and the chemicals and equipment necessary
for their use. As Vice Chair, Miks will work alongside the
organization’s Chair to lead efforts aimed at educating and promoting
spray foam and its benefits.

“Kathy brings an immense amount of technical expertise to the role of
Vice Chair of the Spray Foam Coalition and is in a unique position to
help the organization meet its strategic goals and expand,” said Bob
Wamboldt, President of Insulation Systems at Johns Manville. “Spray foam
is an excellent solution for creating high performing, energy efficient,
sustainable and resilient buildings and Johns Manville is committed to
fostering a culture of innovation through the external commitments of
employees like Kathy.”

The Spray Foam Coalition was founded in 2010 by the American Chemistry
Council’s Center for the Polyurethanes Industry to promote the use of
spray polyurethane foam and its benefits in U.S. applications, provide a
forum for helping shape public policy and support the safe manufacture,
transport and application of the product. With nearly eight years of
insulation experience, Miks will help the organization prioritize
activities, determine strategies and actions to address industry issues
and represent industry interests on a national platform. She will serve
as Vice Chair through December 2019, and then transition to the position
of Chair through 2021.

“Kathy’s experience and commitment to our industry will help us fulfill
our mission of championing the use of spray foam in U.S. building and
construction applications as a leading voice in the industry,” said
Stephen Wieroniey, Director of the Center for the Polyurethanes
Industry, American Chemistry Council. “The strong foundation of our
organization is largely due to the commitment and support from the
nation’s leading spray foam manufacturers like Johns Manville and we
look forward to working closely with Kathy over the next three years.”

Miks is an accomplished industry professional, bringing more than 18
years of experience to the role. In her current position as Product
Manager, Miks oversees the spray polyurethane foam and polyiso wall
system portfolios for the Johns Manville Building Insulation division.
In addition to her full-time role with Johns Manville and new
responsibilities with the Spray Foam Coalition, Miks is on the steering
committee for the Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association.
Miks earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Colorado School
of Mines.

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 over $3 billion and holds leadership positions in all of the key
markets that it serves. Johns Manville employs 8,000 people and operates
42 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and China.
Additional information can be found at www.jm.com.

About the Spray Foam Coalition

The
Spray Foam Coalition (SFC)
 was formed in December 2010 under the
American Chemistry Council’s Center
for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI)
. The SFC is a dynamic
organization of companies that produce and sell polyurethane spray foam
insulation systems and the chemicals and equipment necessary for their
use. The SFC champions the use of spray polyurethane foam in U.S.
building and construction applications by promoting its benefits,
providing a forum to help shape public policy on issues critical to the
industry, and supporting the safe manufacture, transport, and
application of spray polyurethane foam. Since 2014, all active Spray
Foam Coalition systems house members signed the SFC’s
Code of Conduct
. This is the first commitment of its kind in the SPF
industry. It reflects the member companies’ commitment to the continuous
improvement in health, safety and product stewardship of spray
polyurethane foam products. The Code of Conduct is signed annually, to
reaffirm systems house members’ commitments.

Contacts

Linhart PR for Johns Manville
Kelly Nash
(303) 951-2552
knash@linhartpr.com

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