Janesville Acoustics Wins 2019 BizTimes I.Q. Award for Innovation

MILWAUKEE, WI – Janesville Acoustics, a division of Jason Industries, Inc. will receive a BizTimes I.Q. Award for Innovation from BizTimes Media LLC. The I.Q. Awards salute southeastern Wisconsin businesses for innovative products, services or processes. Janesville will be recognized for its Aerotex product at the BizTimes I.Q. Innovation Awards Ceremony on May 30 at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.

Janesville’s Aerotex product is a 100 percent recyclable, environmentally-friendly lightweight molded underbody system. It is designed for sound absorption, thermal insulation and offers weight reduction versus traditional plastic molded systems used in the automotive industry. The innovative product recently completed the development of one of the lightest weight solutions in the market.

“Innovation is at the heart of what we do at Janesville in order to deliver significant value to our highly-demanding customers. It drives the product development and continuous improvement business processes” said Srivas Prasad, senior vice president and general manager at Janesville. “We are proud of this award.”

“It is an honor to be recognized by BizTimes,” said Brian Kobylinski, CEO of Jason Industries. “The I.Q. award highlights the talent in our Janesville team and reinforces the innovative spirit we are working to instill across all of our businesses.”

A complete list of the I.Q. Awards recipients include:

  • Chasing Paper
  • DeltaHawk Engines
  • HellermannTyton
  • Jason Inc./Janesville Acoustics
  • Marquette University/the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee/Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.
  • MARS IT Corp.
  • PartsBadger
  • Riverwater Partners
  • TAI Diagnostics
  • TechCanary

“Innovation is a key driver to the economic success of our region,” said Dan Meyer, publisher of BizTimes Milwaukee. “We salute these companies for their forward-thinking commitment to growth in our community.”

Learn more about the innovations and the best practices fueling the growth of the I.Q. and Bravo Entrepreneur award winners at the 2019 BizExpo.

To register to attend the BizTimes I.Q. Innovation Awards Ceremony and/or the BizExpo, visit biztimes.com/bravo.

About Janesville Acoustics
Janesville Acoustics is one of the world’s largest producers of acoustical and thermal fiber insulation for a variety of automotive applications. Founded in 1874, the company is based in Southfield, Michigan with manufacturing plants and satellite offices in Michigan, Ohio, Mississippi, North Carolina, Missouri and Mexico.

About Jason Industries, Inc.
Jason Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:JASN and JASNW) is the parent company to a global family of manufacturing leaders within the finishing, components, seating and automotive acoustics markets, including Osborn (Richmond, Ind. and Burgwald, Germany), Metalex (Libertyville, Ill.), Milsco (Milwaukee, Wis.), and Janesville Acoustics (Southfield, Mich.). Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Jason employs more than 3,600 people in 13 countries. To learn more, please visit https://www.jasoninc.com/.