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By Rocky Giglio

JJ BABBITT PURCHASES DAVID HITE, INC.

The jj Babbitt Company has purchased David Hite, Inc., according to an announcement by William (Bill) Reglein, jj Babbitt’s president and CEO. Hite, a well-known crafter of mouthpieces for saxophones and clarinets based in Estero, Florida, died in April of 2004. During the past 30 years, Mr. Hite worked closely with jj Babbitt staff who produced the privately labeled mouthpieces that were hand finished by Hite and his wife, Jean.