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Kate Gluck

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



Acrylic Foam Tapes: Replacing Screws, Rivets, and More


Consumer demand for interconnected, high performing devices, cars, and home appliances that are also sleek, lightweight, and quiet continues to grow worldwide. In order to keep up with consumer

Material Selection Strategic Sourcing Acrylic Foam Tapes Adhesive Tapes Bonding Attachment Electronics Appliance Automotive 3M
Die Cut Acrylic Foam Tapes

Die Cut Flexible Graphite: Thermal Management in Next-Gen Appliances


As part of our ongoing Partner Series, we continue to highlight our strategic partners, industry experts that have the know-how necessary to overcome the latest technological challenges presented by today’s rapidly evolving marketplace. Today we are speaking with Jon Taylor, Product Manager for NeoGraf Solutions, about how NeoGraf’s flexible graphite products are an ideal thermal management solution for today’s high tech home appliances.

Material Selection Strategic Sourcing Flexible Graphite Thermal Interface Materials Thermal Management NeoGraf Appliance
Die cut flexible graphite heat spreaders

3M™ VHB™ Tape LSE Series: An Efficient Solution for Bonding Low Surface Energy Materials


This ongoing Q&A series features our supply chain partners and is designed to provide insight on new or different products, as well as provide answers to frequently asked questions. In this post we're chatting with 3M's Reese Weber, Global Application Engineer, about the recent launch of their new 3M™ VHB™ Tape LSE Series very high bond tapes.

Material Selection Strategic Sourcing Acrylic Foam Tapes Adhesive Tapes Low Surface Energy (LSE) Adhesive Tapes Bonding Attachment 3M Appliance Electronics
LSE VHB application

Covid-19 Information for Manufacturers


Over the last few weeks, like everyone else, the JBC team has had to adjust to a “new normal.”  With all that, we are doing what we need to do to continue to make doing business easy for you, our customer. In that spirit, we’ve compiled the following information we hope you’ll find useful.

Covid-19 Information for Manufacturers

A Q&A with Avery Dennison - Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Tapes for Die-Cut Parts


In the latest edition of our supplier Q&A series, Michael Price, design and applications engineer at Avery Dennison Performance Tapes, discusses the company’s extensive line of pressure sensitive adhesive products and provides his insight on how to select the right adhesive for your die-cut parts.

Material Selection Strategic Sourcing Adhesive Tapes Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Bonding Attachment Assembly Avery Dennison
Pressure sensitive adhesive selection

A Q&A with Frenzelit: isoGLAS Needle Mats for Appliance Thermal Insulation


In this installment of our vendor series Roy Smith of Frenzelit, compares the performance of Frenzelit’s isoGLAS® Needle Mat Insulation in appliance applications to bio soluble ceramic fiber materials.

Material Selection Strategic Sourcing Thermal Insulation Ceramic Blankets Fiberglass Thermal Management Sound Deadening Appliance Frenzelit
High temperature die cut appliance insulation