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USA Rubber Industry Forum 2017 announces call for papers  

Monday, January 16, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA - TechnoBiz USA announces the 4th Edition of USA Rubber Industry Forum 2017, which will be held May 22-23, 2017, in Pittsburgh, PA, at the Crowne Plaza South Hotel. TechnoBiz is inviting interested experts and specialists to present papers on the latest technological developments in rubber mixing and molding. The forum is focusing on the following subjects: New Materials and Chemicals; Rubber Mixing Plant Machinery & Equipment; Rubber Molding & Processing; New Designs in Rubber Molds; Extrusion of Rubber; Rubber Testing and Quality Control; Applied Rubber Technology Research; My 40+ years in the Rubber Industry; Experience with Process Improvement. If you are interested in presenting papers in this forum, send your paper title, presentation summary and speaker profile before February 15, 2017, to technobiz.usa@gmail.com. The registration fee is waived for the forum speakers. The time slot for each speaker is 30 minutes, and includes a five-minute question and answer period. Speakers are responsible for their travel and accommodation arrangements. - * Email

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Harwick Standard adds PVC sales and marketing representative  

Monday, January 16, 2017

Akron, OH - Charles Bonawitz joined Harwick Standard Distribution Corporation effective January 4, 2017, where he will work as the PVC sales and marketing account executive. Bonawitz is a 27-year veteran of the Dow Chemical Company (formerly Rohm & Haas). His experience has ranged from lab operations and customer technical service, to field sales, global marketing and product development. His most recent assignment was as the global key accounts manager for the Dow Plastics Additives Business, which included managing distributor relationships in North America. - * Email

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Yokohama Tire Corporation names Jeff Barna as COO  

Monday, January 16, 2017

Santa Ana, CA - Yokohama Tire Corporation announced that Jeff Barna will join the company January 16 as chief operating officer. Barna will report to Shinichi Takimoto, YTC president, and will have responsibility for sales, marketing and product planning. Barna will also be on YTC’s executive committee. According to Hideto Katsuragawa, CEO of Yokohama Corporation of North America and CEO of YTC, “Jeff is another strategic investment in the future of Yokohama Tire Corporation in the American market, like our modern manufacturing plant in Mississippi, new and upgraded distribution centers, new R&D technical center in North Carolina, stream of new products in the consumer, commercial and OTR space, and commitment to expanded OE partnerships.” Takimoto praised Barna’s extensive experience in the automotive aftermarket business. “Jeff sold a range of products to many of the same high-quality companies that Yokohama sells to,” he said. “Jeff will work closely with our team to strengthen Yokohama and make us more valuable to our business partners. His experience, starting at the street level of the auto parts business, to broader areas of responsibility, and right up to the board rooms of multi-national companies, is a perfect match for today’s competitive business climate and our lean team.” Prior to working for Yokohama, Barna was successful in management, sales and logistics positions, most recently at Nilfisk-Advance Inc., an international company in the professional cleaning products and service industry. Prior to that, he was with Exide Technologies, a global battery manufacturer. Barna began his career at Tenneco Automotive selling Monroe shock absorbers to dealers and retail stores in the metropolitan New York market. - * Email

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Goodyear declares a quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share  

Monday, January 16, 2017

Akron, OH - Directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company have declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share of common stock. The dividend is payable March 1, 2017, to shareholders of record on February 1, 2017. The payout represents an annual rate of 40 cents per share. Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs approximately 66,000 people and manufactures its products in 49 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, OH, and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg, strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate. - * Email

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BKT was awarded as the “Port Tyre Manufacturer of the Year”  

Monday, January 16, 2017

Seregno, Italy – At the recently concluded Terminal Operator Excellence Awards 2016 in Dubai, Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) was awarded as the “Port Tyre Manufacturer of the Year” for port and terminal cargo handling equipment. The award was based on various parameters including technological innovation, product performance, durability, sustainable manufacturing and ease of recycling. The Terminal Operator team visited BKT’s new production site at Bhuj and rated the plant as the best with a high level of process automation and strict adherence to process control. BKT supplies Port application tires to most of the major terminal operators in the Middle East region. The performance of the BKT tires was among the best, both in terms of hourly costs and total service hours. As a pioneer in the field of OTR radials in India, BKT has also successfully launched its new range of radial port tires: Portmax PM 90 for reach stackers; Portmax PM 93 for straddle carriers; and Liftmax LM 81 for forklifts. In addition, BKT will be shortly launching its radial tire range for terminal tractor applications. - * Email

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