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ICEC USA 2021

Today is the opening day of ICEC USA, America’s Leading Exhibition for Paper, Film, Foil and Nonwovens Converting in Orlando, FL. Black Bros. Co. Sales Manager Bill Masear is in attendance and located in Booth #1142 in the AIMCAL Pavilion. Bill is promoting our Web Laminating Systems as well as our roll reconditioning programs. Black… Read More >


Introducing New Southeast Sales Manager

We are pleased to introduce you to our new Southeast Sales Manager, Brian Schultz. We also wish our previous Southeast Sales Manager, Mark Thompson, well in his future endeavors. Brian was recently promoted to the sales team and we’re excited to have such a great asset join our team. With over 27 years of experience… Read More >


Black Bros to Exhibit at AWFS Fair 2021

The Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers® Fair, to be held in Las Vegas July 20-23, will be the first major woodworking industry event to take place live and in-person, since 2019. Black Bros. is excited to invite you to register and attend AWFS® Fair. Receive a complimentary show badge by following our custom registration link.… Read More >


How to Check for Roll Wear on a Roll Coater or Adhesive Spreader

Did you see our article in the April ’21 Woodworking Network Redbook? Click the link or continue reading for our article on How to Check for Roll Wear on a Roll Coater or Adhesive Spreader. Roll coating machines allow for an even application of hot melt or cold glue application on many different substrates. Worn… Read More >


Black Bros Ad in March FDMC Magazine

Our ad in FDMC Magazine’s March issue features the Tb-60 Hot Roll Laminating System. FDMC Magazine, published by the Woodworking Network covers the entire range of the woodworking market, from smaller shops to production plants, with an emphasis on best practices in management, productions, materials and design. You can check out our ad in the… Read More >


Black Bros. Co. Receives Healthy Manufacturer Certification

With a focus on our commitment to health and safety in the workplace, Black Bros Co. is pleased to announce the recent achievement of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association Healthy Manufacturer Certification. The certificate was awarded to our Mendota, IL location for participation in training via OSHA authorized instructors from the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC)… Read More >


Roll Reconditioning with Black Bros. Co.

Black Bros. Co. has been reconditioning rolls for over 90 years. We manufacture the entire roll – steel core, to rubber covering, to roll finish specifications. We will recondition your roll to ensure proper coating weights and eliminate costly coating waste. For maximum roll performance, we urge you to return your rolls to Black Bros. Co.… Read More >


An update on Black Bros. Co. and COVID-19

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker issued an Executive “Stay at Home” Order on Friday March 20, in response to COVID-19. This order has been extended until at least April 30th. Black Bros. Co. falls into the category of “Essential Businesses and Operations” designated in the Governor’s order. Under that designation, Black Bros. facilities remain open and… Read More >


New 3D Lab Tour

View a Virtual 3D Tour of our Research and Development Lab You can now view our Research and Development Lab as well as some of our machines up close, without stepping foot in our Mendota, IL location. Check out the new virtual 3D lab tour below.   The following is the list of machines featured… Read More >


Black Bros. Co. would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! In observance of the holiday season, Black Bros. Co. will be closed on Tuesday, December 24th and Wednesday, December 25th, Tuesday, December 31st, and Wednesday, January 1st. A limited staff will be available to answer any phone calls Thursday, December 26th,… Read More >