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Why the marine industry looks to JCS for quality and performance

Marine

JCS’s Hi-Grip Stainless and Hi-Torque range are the go-to hose clamps for operators the marine sector. Hose clamps may be relatively small and are often under-appreciated, but they perform very important functions that many people rely on the world over. Performing crucial functions in the marine sector In no sector is this truer than in

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Beware of imitations! – How one company tried and failed to copy the JCS hose clamp

Beware of imitations

Created almost 100 years ago, the world’s first worm-drive hose clamps were trademarked under the name Jubilee. Original catchphrase The company’s name became synonymous with hose clamps – so much so that the firm’s strapline for years was – ‘beware of imitations!’ Of course, other manufacturers, such as JCS, have established themselves as global players

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Why JCS continues to be proud to put it’s name to the Made in Britain campaign

Made in Britain

It’s been a year now since JCS signed up to the Made in Britain campaign and 12 months on it remains an initiative that JCS is committed to and proud to be a part of.   Promoting the British manufacturing sector The Made in Britain scheme aims to unite and promote the British manufacturing sector

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Does JCS make hose clips or hose clamps?

Clips or clamps

It’s a question our customers continue to ask – does JCS make hose clips or hose clamps? A quick look through our product range will show that we, in fact, manufacture both. By why the different terminologies? Regional differences and British heritage The explanation is a simple one and is linked to differences in regional

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The proud history of JCS – a timeline

A key part of any business is its heritage and culture built up over time. Here at JCS we are justifiably proud of our history – a legacy of quality production and excellence that stretches back 250 years – which has led us to be recognised as a leading manufacturer of hose clamps with our

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How our clamps are helping scientists to better understand the behaviour of walruses

Walrus tracking

Scientist tracking walrus in the Arctic Ocean chose JCS’s worm-drive clips to secure radio transmitters to their tusks. Used successfully for two years without a single failure Proof that JCS’s worm-drive clips can be used for an incredibly diverse range of applications is a project in Alaska to track the behaviour and movement of walruses

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Surprising elements of the manufacturing process JCS control in-house… that you (probably) assumed were outsourced

JCS in house practices

JCS is recognised as a world-leading producer of high performance hose clips that are used widely across key industry sectors, such as marine, automotive and agricultural. 100% made by JCS in Suffolk But when customers buy JCS, they really are getting a product that is made wholly by us at our specialist factory in Suffolk.

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Just how strong are JCS clamps?

Recent tensile testing of JCS clamps shows that virtually the whole product range can withstand forces of over a tonne or more. Independent testing The rigorous testing of our clamps is an important element in ensuring quality and guaranteeing that JCS products will never let our many customers down. We carry out much of our

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How JCS hose clips help the aviation industry

Helping aerospace industry

One of the many industries where JCS’ hose clamps are used is the aviation sector, and are trusted across the globe by both manufacturers of aircraft and ground equipment. A number of JCS distributors sell to aerospace businesses who require high-quality clamps for a wide variety of specialist applications such as securing air intakes, sanitation

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Worm drive hose clamps vs. nut and bolt clamps

It’s often said that “little things mean a lot” and never is this expression truer than when considering the relative advantages of worm-drive hose clamps as compared with nut and bolt clamps. Uniform pressure JCS’s Hi- Grip stainless steel worm drive hose clamps have been specifically  designed for tough and wire reinforced hoses and for

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