John McGovern Promoted to Manager of Jyco’s Industrial Products Unit

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McGovern will manage all of the TPV sealing system leader’s non-automotive business development in North America

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John McGovern, Business Unit Manager for Jyco's Industrial Products Division

John will handle sales and product development for RVs, work trucks, building supplies, casket manufacturing, window manufacturing, appliances and landscaping supplies.

Jyco Sealing Technologies has announced the promotion of John McGovern to Business Unit Manager, Industrial Products. He will manage Jyco’s sales and development of high performance TPV sealing systems for industries including recreation vehicles (RV), work trucks, building supplies, casket manufacturing, window manufacturing, appliances and landscaping supplies.

Mr. McGovern will manage Jyco sales reps throughout the United States and Canada to capitalize on the industry-leading testing, engineering and manufacturing technology at the company’s Sherbrooke, Quebec facility. In addition to managing, developing and tracking sales for North America, he will oversee estimating, and engineering and manufacturing requirements, order fulfillment, and customer satisfaction.

After joining Jyco in 2006 as a project engineer for the company’s automotive and RV sealing systems, Mr. McGovern was promoted to lab manager for Jyco’s Michigan and Quebec facilities. In 2009 he was promoted to account executive, where he interfaced with Chrysler, ABC and Vitro on the automotive weatherseal side of Jyco’s business, and customers in the RV, window and work truck manufacturing sectors. He also interfaced with Magna and others in a Tier 2 capacity.

John McGovern is a 1979 graduate of Western Michigan University, where he earned a BS in Environmental Studies/Earth Science.

Since its founding in 2000, Jyco has become recognized as a world leader in the design, engineering and process technology for thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) sealing systems. In addition to performance advantages, the company’s proprietary TPV/TPE compound, JyFlex, offers environmental benefits such as 100% recyclable scrap and a production process that is free of VOCs and particulate emissions.

Jyco has operations in Canada, China, Japan, Mexico and the United States. The company’s global headquarters are in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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