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Kate Gluck

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



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.

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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.

Acrylic Foam Tapes VHB Fasteners Supplier Q&A
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.

Adhesives Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives Adhesive Tapes Avery Dennison Supplier Q&A
Pressure sensitive adhesive selection

Choosing the right material for your die cut gasket or seal: A guide to foam selection


There are so many choices for foams for use in sealing, gasketing, BSR and NVH applications that it is not always easy to know which is best for a specific application.   Do you need a material with strong ozone and oxidation resistance? One that is petroleum resistant? Able to withstand extreme hot or cold temperatures? This guest blog post authored by John Vinci of Worldwide Foam breaks down some of the key properties of some of the more common foams used for gaskets and other die-cut parts.

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Die cut foam kiss cut on roll