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New York, New York
Type: Advertiser
Status: Closed
Open: 1858, Close: 1982

H.W. Johns Manufacturing Company was founded in New York in 1858 where they used asbestos to manufacture fire resistant roofing. In 1886, a company based in Milwaukee, WI, the Manville Covering Company, began manufacturing asbestos heat insulation. In 1901, the two companies merged and formed the H.W. Johns Manville Company. In addition to asbestos roofing and insulation, the company branched out into producing asbestos automotive sheet cylinder packing, asbestos acoustical products and asbestos cement. In 1927, the company went public as the Johns Manville Corporation and later started producing asbestos products for the U.S. war effort. The government mandated that asbestos products be used to insulate Navy vessels in 1945, and Johns Manville produced a number of insulating products with a mixture of asbestos and silica. In 1958, Johns Manville branched out into fiberglass. The company moved its headquarters from New York to Denver, Colorado, in 1972, and two years later became one of the leading U.S. manufacturers of PVC pipe, asbestos cement pipe and fiberglass. However, when thousands of people began developing serious illnesses as a result of asbestos exposure from Johns Manville products and filed lawsuits, the company filed for bankruptcy in 1982. In 1988, the company emerged from bankruptcy and founded the Manville Personal Injury Settlement Trust. Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., acquired Johns Manville in 2001, and today the company produces insulation and
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Advertising Chips (12) [QuickView]
CG168120 Obsolete
Issued: 1895
Last Update: 2017-05-01
Color: Red
Mold: Plain
Inlay: Debossed
Logo: Insulators
Contributed by: Roy Klein

Insulators on front, blank back
CG168123 Obsolete
Issued: 1895
Last Update: 2017-05-01
Color: Red
Mold: Plain
Inlay: Embossed
Logo: Moulded Mica
Contributed by: Roy Klein

Moulded Mica on front with plain back
CG168122 Obsolete
Issued: 1895
Last Update: 2017-05-01
Color: Black
Mold: Plain
Inlay: Embossed
Logo: Vulcabeston
Contributed by: Roy Klein

CG168122 Side 2 - Black - Shown
CG168121 Side 2 - Red

Vulcabeston on front. Blank back

CG200067 Obsolete
Issued: 1895
Last Update: 2018-04-27
Color: Black
Mold: Plain
Inlay: Embossed
Logo: Moulded Mica
Contributed by: Roy Klein

Monarch on front with plain back
CG168114 Obsolete
Issued: 1895
Last Update: 2017-05-01
Color: Red
Mold: Plain
Inlay: Embossed
Logo: Asbestos
Contributed by: Roy Klein

Asbestos
CG168116 Obsolete
Issued: 1895
Last Update: 2017-05-01
Color: Black
Mold: Plain
Inlay: Embossed
Logo: Insulation
Contributed by: Roy Klein

Insulation
CG093776 Obsolete
Issued: 1895
Last Update: 2017-05-01
Color: Yellow
Mold: Plain
Inlay: Embossed
Logo: Packing
Contributed by: Roy Klein

CG093776 Side 2 - Yellow - Shown
CG168117 Side 2 - Black

Packing

CG168119 Obsolete
Issued: 1895
Last Update: 2017-05-01
Color: Red
Mold: Plain
Inlay: Embossed
Logo: Pipe Covering
Contributed by: Roy Klein

Pipe Covering
CG168115 Obsolete
Issued: 1895
Last Update: 2017-05-01
Color: Black
Mold: Plain
Inlay: Embossed
Logo: Roofing
Contributed by: Roy Klein

Roofing
CG168118 Obsolete
Issued: 1895
Last Update: 2017-05-01
Color: Black
Mold: Plain
Inlay: Embossed
Logo: Vulcabeston
Contributed by: Roy Klein

Vulcabeston
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