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Our People

Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp.

Our people are the resource and the engine that gives life and direction to our company.

Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp. has been in business since 1964. It is a company that is family owned – professionally managed.

Each manager is required to spend approximately 20% of their time meeting with suppliers and customers. This enables each manager and key employee under them to experience first hand the concept of customer oriented, market driven, management principals. In short, it affords them the beneficial experience gained by listening one-on-one to customer needs.

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Our people - Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp.

Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp. employs approximately 50 people.

Monmouth has no union and maintains what it believes to be a good to excellent relationship with each of its employees. 70% of Monmouth’s employees have been with the company for over 10 years.

EXECUTIVE TEAM at Monmouth Rubber & Plastics

John M. Bonforte, Jr.

President and COO

John M. Bonforte, Jr. is President and COO of Monmouth Rubber & Plastics worldwide. He maintains working relationships with customers that allows Monmouth to work together with their customers to help them sell to the end user. Monmouth’s willingness to develop new products or modify existing components adds value for customers; it keeps Monmouth relevant and not just a commodity supplier. John Jr. offers to Monmouth’s customers the reassurance that Monmouth will do whatever is in the best interest of its customers and not be influenced by the complicated matrix of sales representation and management that often exists within larger competitors.


Jo Ann Buonomo

Office Manager

Jo Ann Buonomo is the office manager and administrative assistant to John M. Bonforte Sr. She is the “go to gal” at Monmouth Rubber. She has been with Monmouth for over 40 years. Jo Ann does purchasing, credit, marketing support and just about any other task to service Monmouth’s customer base. As with all other Monmouth employees, she is cross trained in all areas of the business.
She is available to handle any customer request. Jo Ann’s extension is # 11.


Jenna Stevens

Customer  Service

Jenna handles all customer service inquiries and requests for quotes. She handles new orders and coordinates shipping of orders with our customers. Jenna also assists with marketing projects.

Jenna graduated from Ramapo College of NJ in 2005 and has worked for several marketing companies before starting at Monmouth Rubber in 2012. Jenna is available to help with any of your customer service needs. Her extension is # 13.


Pablo Rojo

Quality Manager

Pablo Rojo works as Quality Manager for Monmouth Rubber since 2006. Pablo’s key role is the overall implementation and effectiveness of our Quality Management System under ISO 9001:2015. He is also responsible for the everyday monitoring of testing and inspection activities with the main goal of customer satisfaction. He is married, a proud father and a Long Branch, NJ resident. Pablo can be reached at Extension 17 and at

John Bonforte Sr., Technical Director, Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp



Attended Monmouth College majoring in Accounting with a minor in Business Administration. He was a member of the National Guard Army Reserves and received his commission as a Second Lieutenant.

Mr. Bonforte started his business career at Rubatex Corp., the largest closed cell rubber and plastic manufacturer in the U.S. In 1967, he left Rubatex® to operate Monmouth Rubber Corp. as President and General Manager.

He is married to Barbara Bonforte who is a retired school teacher. They have four grown children – Kristin and Scott run the family food business, Kelly Ann teaches in Rumson and John Jr. is president and COO of Monmouth Rubber & Plastics. They also have ten grandchildren.


Closed Cell Sponge Applications Customers Rely on Us For:


  • Air-Conditioning Seals and Gaskets
  • Baseboard Heaters
  • Dishwasher Gaskets
  • Electric Sign Gaskets (UL)
  • Humidifier Mounting Pads
  • Lighting Equipment Gaskets (UL)
  • Refrigerator Seals
  • Sander Pads
  • Sound Equipment Padding
  • Stereo Speaker Vibration Pads
  • Vacuum Cleaner Gaskets
  • Washer and Dryer Seals


  • Air-Conditioning, Heating & Ventilating Systems Gaskets and Seals
  • Antenna Gaskets
  • Carburetor Gaskets
  • Dash Panel Seals
  • Lighting Gaskets (Interior and Exterior)
  • Noise, Vibration and Harmonics Pads
  • Steering Column Seals
  • Vehicle Trunk & Door Sealers
  • Wiring Harness Gaskets


  • Concrete Curing Blankets
  • Concrete Expansion Joint
  • Door Seals
  • Electrical Box Seals
  • Log Home Sealing
  • Metal Building Closure Seals
  • Pipe Wrapping
  • Receptacle Seals
  • Weather Stripping Lighting Fixtures
  • Window Seals


  • Air, Dust, Water Seals (Fire and Security Systems)


  • Air, Dust, Oil, and Water Seals (UL Recognized for NEMA applications)


  • Air and Dust Seals
  • Ductwork: Weather strip and Air and Dust
  • Gaskets and Weather Strip


  • Gaskets
  • Knee Pads
  • Packaging
  • Sanding Pads


  • Air, Dust and Water Seals
  • Interior and Exterior


  • Hatch Seals
  • Weather Strip


  • Equipment Cushioning Pads
  • Mouse Pads


  • Back Pack Pads
  • Boat Cushions
  • Fishing Rod Holders


  • Conveyor Belt Cushions
  • Die Ejection Materials
  • Rail Car Repairs
  • Oil Seals



Our 54 year history in rubber and plastics manufacturing provides vital stability in a constantly changing rubber industry.
Companies know they can rely on Monmouth Rubber & Plastics.


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