JBC Technologies Blog

Die Cut Ceramic Papers: Vendors and Trade Names

Posted by Mark Swanson on Jan 6, 2017 3:00:00 PM

Thermal insulating materials are like snowflakes. They may all seem the same, but no two are alike. That’s why as part of our winter-long blog series about materials for die cutting, JBC Technologies is taking a closer look at vendors and trade names for die cut insulation.

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Topics: Strategic Sourcing, Die Cutting

How Die Cutting Increases Your Production Efficiency

Posted by Tim Weiss on Nov 17, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Successful manufacturers keep searching for ways to increase efficiency on their production lines. In this blog entry, the third in a series called “Three Questions We Challenge You to Ask Your Current Die Cutter,” JBC Technologies examines how value-added die cutting saves you time and money. From pull tabs and kiss cuts to easy-to-remove liners and assembly automation, JBC has the solutions you need to increase production efficiency while reducing labor costs and material waste.

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Topics: Strategic Sourcing, Die Cutting

Is Your Die Cutter Using the Right Equipment?

Posted by Mark Swanson on Nov 10, 2016 12:30:00 PM

Sourcing managers want to know if their parts are die cut with the right type of equipment. In this blog entry, the second in a series called “Three Questions We Challenge You to Ask Your Current Die Cutter,” JBC Technologies examines the importance of equipment selection on part quality and manufacturing costs. Depending on your project requirements, the right type of die cutting equipment may be a rotary, automated belt-fed, traveling head, or automated flat-bed press.

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Topics: Strategic Sourcing, Die Cutting

It’s Time to CUP Your Die Cutting Materials

Posted by Mark Swanson on Nov 7, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Engineers and sourcing managers need to ask tough questions to get the most value from their die cutting projects. In this blog entry, the first in a series called “Three Questions We Challenge You to Ask Your Current Die Cutter,” JBC Technologies examines the importance of material selection. If you’re not sure whether you’re using the right die cutting material, start with TAMP and continue to CUP.

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Topics: Strategic Sourcing, Die Cutting

Custom Packaging and Precision Die Cutting

Posted by Brenda Doskocil on Aug 4, 2016 9:00:00 AM

When you’re a sourcing manager, you don’t have time to monitor every single interaction with your suppliers. Meetings, phone calls, emails, and reports take up enough of your time. That’s why you need a die cutter that’s dependable. Yet you also want a manufacturing partner that’s innovative. Custom packaging can add value to your supply chain, but where can you find an experienced die cutter who understands all of your needs?  

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Topics: Strategic Sourcing, Die Cutting