Jon Bourne Joins Gloucester Engineering

Gloucester Engineering Co. has added Jon Bourne as territory service manager for EMEA. He joins from Swiss Winding Performance, where he worked for roughly a year. Prior to Swiss Winding, Jon spent most of his career with GEC and its predecessor companies, where he held positions managing equipment installations, technical support and aftermarket parts and services. Private equity firm Blue Wolf Capital Partners is the majority owner of Gloucester Engineering.

PRESS RELEASE
Gloucester Engineering Co. (“GEC”) is pleased to announce that Jon Bourne has returned to the company as Territory Service Manager for EMEA. Jon’s 30 years of experience in the plastics extrusion industry will support GEC’s commitment to its customers and installed base in Europe.

Jon joins GEC from Swiss Winding Performance, where he worked for approximately 12 months. Prior to Swiss Winding, Jon spent most of his career with GEC and its predecessor companies, where he held a variety of positions managing equipment installations, technical support and aftermarket parts and services.

“We are delighted that Jon has decided to rejoin Gloucester Engineering and believe it is a testament to our stability and future prospects,” said Mark Steele, Chief Executive Officer of GEC. “GEC is dedicated to the European market and our customers can expect us to continue to add resources to service them. Jon is one of the best in the industry and we believe our customers will appreciate his return to our team.”

Jon is confident in GEC’s ability to deliver exceptional customer service. “I decided to return to Gloucester Engineering because I am convinced that the new management team is fully focused on reinventing GEC to fulfill the requirements of the customer. I personally believe I can best serve those customer needs from under the umbrella of Gloucester Engineering.”

About Gloucester Engineering Co.
Since its inception in 1961, Gloucester Engineering Co. has been a global leader in advancing quality and production limits in the plastics extrusion and converting market. GEC offers a range of innovative system and component solutions, for both new lines and retrofits, that provide customers a competitive edge in applications that include bag making, foam and sheet extrusion, blown and cast film extrusion and extrusion coating. GEC manufactures its equipment from its headquarters in Gloucester, MA, and through its joint-venture company in Damman, India, Kabra Gloucester Engineering.