J-tec Industries, Inc.

(309) 698-9301

Our Team

The J-tec family consists of more than 100 employees at full employment, each dedicated to providing quality products for our customers.




Our two principle owners, Jon Peterson (right) and Joe Knepp (left), together have more than 56 years of experience in the manufacturing industry. Joe is an engineer and leads the seven experienced members of our design and engineering team. Jon has a very successful sales background and leads an experienced sales team with a deep understanding of the industries’ trends, needs and history. Both have strong business acumen.


They both envision a bright future for J-tec Industries, Inc. With Lean Manufacturing at the forefront of business operations throughout the manufacturing industry, they have positioned J-tec to handle the growth expected for their solutions and carefully controlled the quality of materials being fabricated and built.  J-tec's quality is well known by all their customers. 






Sales and Customer Support Experience


J-tec’s field sales staff are equally impressive. Joining president Jon Peterson with his many years of sales experience in the Material Handling Industry are Senior Account Manager Boyd King, with more than 37 year's experience, Account Manager Ty Overcash, with 14 year's of customer sales and marketing experience, Curtis Harris, a 6 Sigma Blackbelt with LEAN experience and 16 years of manufacturing, supply chain and sales experience, and Joe Wyzlic, a engineer with a consulting background who rounds out a brings an engineering and consulting background to our already seasoned group.


Boyd covers primarily the Southeast Region of the United States; Ty covers Canada, the Western US and areas surrounding Detroit Michigan; Curtis covers the Northeast Region and the remaining parts of Michigan and Joe covers the upper Midwest Region.


In addition, J-tec's Inside Sales and Support team members Alex McGlaughlin and Zach Stein, along with Customer Support team member Dulce Flores, compliment outside sales with inside sales and support services. Flores adds translation skills, as needed, for our Spanish-speaking accounts.






Behind the Scenes Support Teams


Support teams for operations management, design and engineering, quality and safety, procurement, inventory, human resources, accounting and finance, marketing and transportation join a huge production team of fabricators, welders, machine operators and more. The heart of J-tec is our employees and we have some of the best in the business.


These dedicated J-tec Industries Inc. team members all help our Company service our customers in many diverse but critically important ways. It takes a team!






 Joe and Jon2

 J-tec Owners Joe Knepp and Jon Peterson 






BKing2015 4web   TOvercash2015 4web 

  Boyd King           Ty Overcash

Curtis Harris black shirt    Joe W

Curtis Harris         Joe Wyzlic


       Alex M 0616 4web4       Zach Stein Cropped final        Dulce F 0616 4web2

 Alex McGlaughlin           Zach Stein                 Dulce Flores




 Engineering 2018

                       Engineering Team                           




Team collage 

 The many faces of J-tec

J-tec Industries, Inc.

© 2018 J-tec Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

P: (309) 698-9301 • F: (309) 698-9310
201 Carver Lane • East Peoria, IL • 61611