Announcements

  • TAPPI 2020 FIBERGLASS MAT TECHNOLOGY Committee Meeting to Include a Tour of Johns Manville Technica

    TAPPI’s 2020 Fiberglass Mat Technology Committee Meeting, August 25-27, 2020 at the Westin Hotel in Denver, Co., includes the opportunity to tour the Johns Manville Technical Center in Littleton, Co.

    Tim Worms, Marketing Manager, 3M, will present the 3M Market Forecast and Overview on Tuesday, August 25. He will share insight into the shingles industry and how it relates to residential construction.

    The meeting will include the updated Fiberglass Mat Production Technology Short Course featuring a panel of industry expert instructors who will review the fiberglass mat process, and focus on interactions of process chemicals affecting dispersion, foaming, surface tension and final mat properties in fiberglass mat manufacturing production.

    Wednesday, August 26 participants will tour the Johns Manville Technical Center in Littleton, CO. No photography or video will be allowed during the tour.

    The meeting registration includes networking opportunities with suppliers and manufacturing personnel including the reception and sponsors’ tabletop display on Tuesday evening and a group dinner after the tour on Wednesday. 

    The meeting will conclude on Thursday, August 27 with a full day of technical presentations covering improving quality, safety and reliability in the fiberglass mat production process.


    Registration is open for the meeting. Take advantage of the early bird rate by registering before July 28. Learn more and register at the meeting’s website, tappifibertech.org. For more information or sponsorship opportunities, contact Tyler Mast, TAPPI Divisional Manager, [email protected]  or 770-209-7248.

    @Matthew Przysiecki