The Jacobs & Thompson Group – J&T News & Events

 
Upcoming Acquisitions, Materials and Partnerships.
 
 
 Acquisition
 Jacobs & Thompson would like to officially announce our acquisition of Engineered Foam Products in Toronto, Ontario, effective July 31, 2017. Engineered Foam has been a valued foam converter and material supplier to the North American marketplace for 50 years. Their reputation as a solid supply partner and quality parts producer has always been admired by Jacobs & Thompson. This important addition to our industrial business is a crucial step in our company’s continued growth and overall success
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If you have any questions about this exciting acquisition, please call our office at 416-749-0600 and ask for customer service.
 
3M VHB & Automotive Acrylic Attachment Tapes
May 2016 
J&T is now a full-scale converter of 3M VHB & 3M Automotive Acrylic Attachment Tapes. Our state-of the-art rotary lines can convert all of your extreme bond tapes into the format your applications require. Find more details and benefits on these products under the Products menu tab.
 
New U.S. Facility Open
Jacob & Thompson Ltd. has moved their Ceredo, WV operation to a new facility in Wurtland KY. Please visit to the contact page for location details.
 
Acquisition
ANR Bun Splitting Division
October 2014 

On October 15, 2014, Jacobs & Thompson Ltd. began operations in Ceredo, West Virginia, after acquiring the Foam Splitting Division of American National Rubber. The Bun Production Mill will continue to be owned and operated by ANR. This important acquisition is a key component to our company’s overall growth strategy and will help fill a much needed supply niche in the U.S. foam marketplace. Our core focus is to elevate the relationship between the foam manufacturer and the fabrication client. J&T brings a renewed sense of expectations to the supply chain, emphasizing complete customer service satisfaction.

 
 
New Distribution Partner 
Zotefoams PLC
November 2014

J&T is proud to announce our newest foam supply partnership with Zotefoams PLC. Our company is now an official distributor and converter of Zote materials to the North American marketplace. Zotefoams PLC is one of the worlds leading manufacturers of cross-linked block foams. Their unique product blend is a welcome addition to our current list of materials. 

 
Product Introduction
Acrylic Foam Tapes
2015 

To improve our footprint in the attachment tape market, J&T has made a substantial investment in a custom piece of rotary equipment. This new rotary line will allow us to provide a complete set of tabbed parts and acrylic attachment systems to our customers. This piece of equipment will not be operational until the 2nd quarter of 2015.

 
Product Introduction
Protective Films
February 2014 

To compliment our acquisition of Aquacut Foam in 2014, J&T can now produce intricate protective film parts in perforated roll or die cut format. Whether your wish to protect painted surfaces, metals or plastic components, we have access to the right materials to get the job done right. Our investment in a new hi-tech rotary unit for 2015 will even further our capabilities to the market.

 
 


Generator Installation
A major component of our company's Catastrophic Contingency Plan involves proactive planning around power outages. To ensure each of our facilities remains online, J&T will be installing Industrial Power Generators as a viable back up solution. Each generator will be capable of running the entire facility, including production equipment and communication systems. The first generator has been installed and tested at our facility in Toronto, Ontario. You can count on J&T to stay connected!