JBC Technologies, a leading flexible materials converter, today announces the purchase of HST Materials, Inc., an ISO-9001 certified converter located in the Chicago, Illinois suburbs. The acquisition strategically expands JBC’s geographic footprint while adding additional market presence in the automotive and off-road transportation sector. HST has a strong track record of providing OEMs and Tier suppliers with quality die-cut, extruded, and molded seals and gaskets. “We are thrilled to welcome the team at HST Materials into the JBC family,” said JBC CEO, Todd Wright. “The HST Team has a strong reputation of providing world class customer service and technical expertise which is a great fit with JBC competitive advantage of manufacturing excellence, engineering innovation and supply chain optimization.” Bringing HST Materials, Inc. into the JBC Technologies fold, augments JBC’s already comprehensive converting and inspection capabilities by adding peel adhesion testing and spooling as well as redundant capacity in precision slitting, dieless cutting, and rotary and platen press die-cutting. It also brings the benefit of JBC’s extensive stable of high-speed state-of-the art rotary die-cutting equipment and clean room processing capabilities to the HST customer base.
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