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Kate Gluck

Kate Gluck is the Director of Sales and Marketing at JBC Technologies.



Faces of JBC: Get to Know Dave Casella


Welcome to the next edition of our “Faces of JBC Technologies” series. We continue to feature the faces behind our brand, the people who every day bring their best to the table and help to ensure our customers receive the highest quality products and services.  Our employees are the key to achieving our main purpose: make doing business easy for every customer. Today we feature Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Dave Casella.

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Dave Casella, Sr. Engineer at JBC Technologies

Healthcare Experts Weigh in on Protective Plastic Face Shields


As the pandemic has extended beyond the initial surge, much has been discussed about the pros and cons of masks vs face shields -- as well as the benefits of wearing both.   As manufacturers of face shields, not public health experts, JBC can best add to the conversation by curating and sharing what others have written.   Several months ago, we posted this blog, that weighed in on the subject of face masks vs. face shields.  Here are a few more articles on the subject

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JBC Launches New Face Shield Product Line


BC Technologies recently announced the launch of its Tech-SHIELD face shield line.  The adult and youth sized shields are both made in the USA in JBC’ s Lorain County, Ohio facility.

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Made in USA Face Shield from JBC Technologies

Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives: A Q&A with Avery Dennison


In our ongoing Q & A blog series, we feature insight from our strategic suppliers and the performance materials we can custom die-cut into components that solve critical design challenges like automotive noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH), bonding, fastening, sealing, and gasketing. Today's post is all about the benefits of pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) and features an interview with Avery Dennison Performance Tapes design and applications engineer Michael Price.

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Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

Join JBC President Brad Patt for a Value Analysis /Value Engineering Webinar


Customers want to cut costs.  Marketing wants to add value.  Everyone wants to increase profitability. Engineering is caught in the middle.  The good news is that there is a process that can be used to make everyone happy: Value Analysis / Value Engineering (VA/VE). This webinar, led by VA/VE expert and Six Sigma Black Belt, Brad Patt, will provide you with the means to increase profitability and achieve maximum value on existing parts or products.

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Value Analysis / Value Engineering - A cost out and continuous improvement framework

Face Shields vs Face Masks


According to an editorial in the Journal of the American Medical Association, face shields reduce viral exposure 96% when worn within 18 inches of a cough and 92% at social distances of 6 feet. The same statistic is cited in this Today Show video clip. The story also highlights the fact that it is easier to talk, easier to breathe and, in general, more comfortable to wear a face shield than it is a mask. This blog post highlights some of the additional benefits of wearing a face shield vs. a face mask.

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