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Akron Rubber Development Laboratory is ARPM's newest sponsor  

Friday, August 26, 2016

Indianapolis, IN - The Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers (ARPM) welcomes Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. (ARDL) as a sponsor of the organization. The Akron, OH, based establishment is an independent testing, development and problem-solving laboratory for rubber, plastics and latex. ARDL offers standardized testing and consulting for all aspects of the rubber and plastics industries. ARDL sees that they have common values and a sense of direction with ARPM in serving the rubber industry. “Part of the ARPM vison is to provide help and assistance to those in need,” said Stan Sadon, operation manager for ARDL. “We exist because we have a passion for problem-solving. It’s obvious to us that ARDL fits well into ARPM’s vision and we look forward to both providing help and assistance to ARPM members and to welcoming their help and assistance in turn when we need it.” ARDL is encouraged by the reputation of ARPM and is looking forward to bringing value and providing a joint partnership in strengthening the industry through the members. “We have heard good things about the exchange of information among ARPM members,” Sadon said. “ARDL brings a passion for problem-solving and our long history of independent testing and compound development in all aspects of the industry. ARDL is excited to do our part in working with the ARPM. We see a brighter future for the entire rubber industry.” - * Email

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Global rubber transmission belt industry is forecast to grow at 2.9 percent  

Friday, August 26, 2016

Seattle, WA - The expansion of the global rubber transmission belt industry is forecast to reach 2.9 percent per year in the coming years. Between 2009 and 2015, the market increased with an average annual growth of 2.6 percent. Currently, endless rubber transmission belts account for 36.4 percent of the global demand, while the remaining market share is divided between endless rubber synchronous belts (17.9 percent) and other rubber transmission belts (45.7 percent), according to ReportsnReports.com. China, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States represent the largest rubber transmission belt markets, while the strongest annual growth is forecast to occur in Egypt (10.3 percent), Ethiopia (8.3 percent), Vietnam (7.9 percent), Philippines (7.9 percent) and Cyprus (7.7 percent). The report package "Rubber Transmission Belt Markets in the World to 2020 - Market Size, Development, and Forecasts" offers the most up-to-date industry data on the actual market situation, and the future outlook for rubber transmission belts in the world. Along with a global rubber transmission belt market report, the package includes country reports from the following countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Senegal, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam and Yemen. - * Email

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Rubber conveyor belt market forecast to grow at 3.5 percent rate  

Friday, August 26, 2016

Indore, India - The expansion of the global rubber conveyor belt industry is forecast to reach 3.5 percent per year in the coming years. Between 2009 and 2015, the market increased with an average annual growth of 4.7 percent. Currently, textile reinforced rubber conveyor belts account for 62.3 percent of the global demand, while the remaining market share is divided between metal reinforced rubber conveyor belts (19.8 percent) and other rubber conveyor belts (17.9 percent), according to ReportStack.com. China, India, Japan, South Africa and the United States represent the largest rubber conveyor belt markets, while the strongest annual growth is forecast to occur in Ethiopia (10.8 percent), Cyprus (10.3 percent), Vietnam (9.9 percent), Philippines (9.2 percent) and Sri Lanka (6.8 percent). - * Email

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Registration is now open for USA Rubber Processing Education Week in Nashville  

Friday, August 26, 2016

Nashville, TN - TechnoBiz USA is organizing the 6th Edition of "USA Rubber Processing Education Week 2016," to be held September 12-16, 2016, in Nashville, TN. Nine specialized courses on rubber technology will be presented that are targeted for engineers, chemists and managers. Registration is open for interested companies that wish to nominate their team to participate. Instructors are world-renowned and well-experienced rubber processing experts. As part of this week, the RTN - Rubber Technologists Network is organizing the 2nd USA Rubber Technologists Networking Dinner on September 14. 2016. Courses offered include: Applied Rubber Technology; Rubber Vulcanization - From Knowledge to Application; Establishing a Rubber Mixing and Molding Process; Effects of Rubber-Filler Interaction and Reinforcement on Vulcanizate Properties; Rubber Compound Formulation - Design and Optimization (Advanced); Rubber Extrusion Technology: Process Equipment; Rubber Extrusion Technology: Instrumentation, Operation and Controls; Cost Reduction in Rubber Compounding and Processing; Behavior of Rubber Flow during Molding and Basic Process Troubleshooting. More information is available at www.technobiz-usa.com. - * Email

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Book of the Day - Resistance and Stability of Polymers  

Friday, August 26, 2016

Akron, OH - A new book is offered in the Rubber World book store: Resistance and Stability of Polymers. The stability and resistance of polymeric materials determine whether they can be utilized in a given application. Authoritative and reliable material information is needed during the material selection process, and this information must consider the influences of material manufacturing, compounding and stabilization, processing, part design, use and subsequent disposal/recycling. This book is based on a review of more than 1,200 literature sources and represents a comprehensive overview of the current know-how regarding the stability and resistance of thermoplastics, thermosets and elastomers, as well as the most commonly used reinforcements and additives. Extensive tables document material resistance to given media, facilitating appropriate material selection or stabilization for a given application. Volume 1 covers principles of aging, testing methods, stabilization, processing, applications, mechanical behavior of fiber reinforced plastics. Volume 2 covers plastics, rubbers and their acronyms. Other abbreviations, tables of chemical resistance, a bibliography and an index are included. Author: Gottfried Ehrenstrein and Sonja Pongratz; ISBN: 978-1-56990-456-5; two volumes, 1,436 pages; 2013, hardcover; $499.95 USD + SH. Visit http://www.rubberworld.com/RWbookstore.asp for more information. - * Email

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