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The Traveling Salesman Spends 10 Minutes with Jose Miguel Janeiro

Traveling Salesman (TS): First of all, let’s talk about the name, JM Tor Par. Please tell us the meaning behind the name.

Jose: When my father, Jose Janeiro, started the company in 1984, he was manufacturing hot forged bolts, cap screws and suspension parts for a Mercedes Benz trucks plant close to Mexico City as well as for other truck and trailer suppliers such as Fruehauf and Kenworth. Originally, the company was called JabaMet. Jabamet was the abbreviation for his family names (Janeiro Barros) and the word metal, all combined together.

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