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Kate Gluck

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



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.

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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face shields for manufacturing

4 Ways JBC Adds Value to Acrylic Foam Tapes


Acrylic foam tapes are high strength, reliable materials-joining and bonding solutions often used for fastening, gasketing, and sealing. As effective as acrylic foam tapes are, die cut tapes are even more so because they can be customized to meet your exact size, shape, and assembly requirements. But working with a converter that can add value beyond the basic act of cutting the material is essential.  Here are some of the ways that a custom die-cutter like JBC adds value:

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Rotary die cutting of acrylic foam tapes