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Kate Gluck

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



Is Materials Science the Answer to the EV Battery Thermal Runaway Question?


At JBC, we have experience converting materials used in EV battery applications. But, before any converting is possible, a great deal of research and development work is necessary to find the right material for your application. Our Q&A blog series is designed to help you better understand the performance materials available and how JBC and our vendor partners can assist you with the selection process. Today's post highlights Morgan Advanced Materials’ EST™ compression paper, designed to accommodate the cyclical expansion of pouch and prismatic cells.

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Thermal runaway prevention through die cut specialty materials

Solving Noise Problems with 3M™ Acoustic Management Materials & Precision Die-Cutting


Quieter often means quality, especially when it comes to consumer appliances and electronic devices. Today, as part of our partner spotlight series, we are pleased to be able to share insights offered by 3M™ Advanced Application Engineer Rodrigo Marmol, and Converter Markets Specialist Scott Piper on precision die-cutting solutions for acoustic management -- and how 3M™ works with materials converters like JBC Technologies to help stop the buzzes, squeaks, and rattles before they start...

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3M Vibration Damping Tapes for Automotive Applications

Low-Trauma Skin-Contact Adhesive Tapes with Berry Global


Low trauma medical adhesives are designed to reduce the incidence of MARSI in patients with sensitive skin. As part of our ongoing vendor spotlight series, we recently spoke with Svetlana Contrada, Ph.D., Product Development Manager and Brian Hall, National Sales Manager for Berry Global to get their perspectives on low trauma adhesives and the Berry Global low trauma adhesive product line.

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low trauma skin contact adhesives

3M™ Medical Tape 4576 for Long-Term Stick-to-Skin Applications


Wearable medical devices such as continuous glucose monitors, drug delivery systems, and more require a new type of adhesive that can remain on the skin for an extended period of time. We recently spoke with Audrey Sherman, Division Scientist, 3M™ Medical Solutions Division and Del Lawson, Medical Materials & Technologies Laboratory Manager, 3M™ Medical Solutions Division to discuss the development of their new extended wear medical tape 4576.

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Stick-to-skin wearable medical device

Product Spotlight: 3M™ RP+ VHB Tape


As part of JBC's Die-Cut Materials Spotlight series we recently spoke with 3M Senior Application Engineer Reese Weber, and 3M Inside Converter Markets Specialist, Bridget Donoghue. This post highlights the launch of the new RP+ family of VHB tapes and how they build upon the original RP Tapes to bring you the Right Product, Right Performance, and Right Price for your application.

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Product Spotlight: 3M™ RP+ VHB Tape

JBC Technologies Acquires HST Materials, Inc.


The team at JBC  is excited to announce the purchase of HST Materials, Inc., an ISO-9001 certified converter located in Elk Grove Village, Illinois.  HST has a strong track record of providing OEMs and Tier suppliers with quality die-cut, extruded, and molded seals and gaskets.

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JBC Technologies Acquires HST Materials, Inc.