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The Month in Review - Past 30 Days

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Titan International announces third quarter results
Indian demand unlikely to help rubber prices
Scrap silicone made into superhydrophobic materials
Kuhmo begins recruiting for new tire plant in Georgia
Cooper Tire's Ostrander to speak at the Gabelli symposium
Goodyear reports third quarter 2014 results
Applied Industrial Technologies elects Peter Wallace as chairman

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Zinc Oxide LLC opens new plant in Tennessee
Songwon and UTS enter cooperation agreement to supply additives to Sibur
Cooper Tire releases second annual sustainability report
Celanese increases European prices for ethyl and butyl acetate
Hankook Tire selected for Dow Jones sustainability Asia Pacific index
Rubber Division, ACS, Introduction To Rubber Processing course at UMass deadline October 30
Trelleborg develops specialty wheel system for Antarctica expedition

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Arkema finalizes joint venture with Jurong Chemical
TfS held it first conference in China for sustainable chemical supply chains
Bridgestone inaugurates first tire plant in Vietnam
Arburg's subsidiary expands in China
Wacker to raise prices for dispersible polymer powders in Europe
Breakthrough automotive exterior design features specialty PolyOne color and additive technology
SIMTEC to sponsor New York City marathon runner

Monday, October 27, 2014
Elasto Proxy announces custom fabricated parts using FDA approved silicone sponge
Bluestar Silicones presents its open innovation program for textile coating at TCL Conference
Dow Chemical reports third quarter results
38th Automotive Aftermarket Symposium to be held in Las Vegas, November 3-4
New market report on Japanese tire market
Tenneco announces new executive team
AkzoNobel to divest 50 percent of its shares of Eka Synthomer Oy
BASF announces changes to board of directors

Friday, October 24, 2014
Goodyear automatic tire inflation system in fleet testing
First blow molded TPE CVJ drive axle boot named 2014 SPE Automotive Hall of Fame Winner
Cooper Tire introduces new Discoverer SRX luxury sport utility tire
Conser S.p.A elected new member to IISRP
Nizhnekamskshina produces 2 millionth truck tire
India tire manufacturers consider increasing SBR percentages to protect their margins
Book of the day - Cost Reduction in Rubber Processing
AkzoNobel reports positive third quarter results

Thursday, October 23, 2014
ExxonMobil to complete new Singapore halobutyl unit in 2017
NN Inc. to release third quarter results
New market report on medical polymers for devices, equipment and packaging
Cooper Tire begins testing with tires made with guayule
Goodyear begins testing on Air Maintenance Technology for commercial vehicles
Thailand announces one-time cash handout to rubber farmers
Celanese acquires conductive polymer manufacturer Cool Polymers, Inc.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
ASTM International reveals new brand identity
Kraton announces the successful completion of highly modified asphalt technology in Russia
Federal Tyres breaks ground on new plant in Taiwan
Datwyler acquires U.S. based Columbia Engineered Rubber
Rosneft and Pirelli sign memorandum of understanding seeking synthetic rubber partner
Bergen International doubles it manufacturing capabilities with new facility in Illinois
Goodyear's global headquarters earns LEED gold certification

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
China creates tire design database for patent disputes
Bridgestone Ologic tire technology wins BMW Innovation Supplier Award
Teijin Aramid increases prices for Twaron aramid products
Mesnac and Siemens sign agreement to build digital tire factory
Thailand announces package to aid rubber farmers
Elastocon introduces a window-clear TPE
Freescale Semiconductor creates the smallest tire pressure monitoring system to date

Monday, October 20, 2014
Kerala increases natural rubber prices paid to rubber farmers
Solvay CEO to lead Cefic
Nanotronics unveils computer controlled microscope nSPEC 3D in Nashville
Producers, users, equipment suppliers, specifiers, and more at Smithers Rapra’s Carbon Black World 2014
Lanxess introduces new ultra-high molecular weight EPDM as a natural rubber alternative in dynamic applications
Michelin subsidiary Tigar Tyres opens second plant in Serbia
Indonesia's Business Competition Supervisory Commission is investigation nine tire manufacturers for price fixing

Friday, October 17, 2014
Now available, the 2014 Rubber Red Book and Blue Book
Rubber coating specialist von Bronk Gummi- und Kunststofftechnik GmbH joins Impreglon group
New market report on TPEs
Fall in crude prices favors the synthetic rubber market
Minnesota Rubber & Plastics acquired by Norwest Equity Partners

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Rubber Division, ACS now accepting online abstracts for Spring Technical Meeting
Cooper Tire to announce third quarter results
Top rubber trade groups promise to boost prices from current lows
Malaysia using rubber to replace road tar
Malaysian natural rubber exports fall for the month of August
Alpha Technologies introduces Premier moving die rheometer

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
APS Elastomers enters into service agreement with ALLOD Werkstoff GmbH & Co.
Bostik inaugurates new R&D center near Paris
Michigan Rubber Group meets November 5
Thai rubber farmers call for bailouts as world prices slump
New market report on carbon black
Antidumping duty againt China determination postponed by the US Department of Commerce

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Indonesian rubber sold below floor price
Hankook to be OEM on the Lincoln Navigator
Sumitomo Rubber to put $100 million into South African factory
The International Elastomer Conference and Rubber Expo opens today in Nashville
The Nokian WR is test winner 2014 in the Auto Bild winter tire test

Monday, October 13, 2014
Hankook Tire breaks ground on its new facility in Tennessee
Nexen Tire expands revenue with help from lower rubber prices
Lion Copolymer to purchase Ashland's elastomer business
University of Akron awarded 3 million grant from Ohio Third Frontier for novel polymer research
Nokian Tyres’ Finnish factory announces temporary layoff and cuts to production

Friday, October 10, 2014
Chemical Resistance Guide for Elastomers IV - Now Available!
Bayer MaterialScience to exhibit at CAMX in Orlando
Book of the day - Practical Guide to the Assessment of the Useful Life of Rubbers
Yokohama Tire relocating headquarters to Santa Ana, CA
Goodyear launches North America's most fuel efficient long haul tire
Sustained demand fuels growth for glovemakers
ETRMA elects Continental's Christian Kötz as president
Book of the day - Resistance and Stability of Polymers

Thursday, October 09, 2014
Goodyear readies for 70th anniversary of San Angelo Proving Grounds
Goodyear to announce third quarter 2014 financial results
Cooper Tire confirms receipt of Chengshan call option notice
Hexpol to acquire Vigar Rubber Compounding
Trinseo to realign its business divisions into two new groups
Takaharu Fushimi named CEO for Yokohama Corportation of North America
IEC conference app and show guide now available online

Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Firestone rubber plantation a sanctuary against ebola
Greenfield Polymers changes name to Stockmeier Urethanes U.K.
Gira Giersiepen names Arburg and FPT Robotik Suppliers of the Year 2014
Michelin at the 2014 Paris Motor Show
Goodyear declares quarterly dividend
Sumitomo Riko Company officially renamed from Tokai Rubber Industries
BASF inaugurates polymer dispersion plant in India

Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Dow's Kim Mink recognized as leader promoting STEM
Dow Corning launches highly versatile food-grade silicone antifoam emulsion
Malaysia and Thailand discuss cooperation to reverse plummeting rubber prices
India's natural rubber imports may cross $1,100 million by end of this fiscal
New market report on surfactants
Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies announces premium clamp gaskets

Monday, October 06, 2014
West announces plans for a new pharmaceutical component manufacturing plant in Ireland
Matrix Tool is now a Liquidmetal certified mold supplier
India's natural rubber imports may reach $1,107mn
ACS Group hires new vice president of operations
Market research report on global and Chinese polysulfide rubber industry, 2009-2019
Resintech diversifies into rubber plantation in Cambodia
Freudenberg-NOK to study how biodiesel engine oil dilutions impact common sealing elastomers

Friday, October 03, 2014
Kerala asks regional refinery to produce more NRBM to aid rubber growers
BioAmber to supply Chinese manufacturer with succinic acid for CPU production
Goodyear introduces newest fuel-efficient long-haul tire in North America
Smithers Rapra announces the dates for Traction 2015
Eberhard Kuehlbrey joins the LIST Group as manager of product management.
Cooper Tire introduces new all-terrain, four-season Discoverer X/T4 tire
Book of the day - Fatigue, Stress and Strain of Rubber Components, by Judson Bauman
Thailand stops planned sale of state rubber stockpiles to aid farmers

Thursday, October 02, 2014
Smither Rapra's TiO2 Summit begins next week in Montreal
Yokohama adds new tire to its winter line
Huntsman and Rockwood complete pigment business sale
Cabot to increase activated carbon production in North America
Smithers Rapra announces programs for the 2014 Silicone Elastomers World Summit in Vienna
Goodyear's Aiman Abdrabou selected as International Energy Manager of the Year
Trelleborg finalizes sale of rubber boot facility to Delmon

Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Bridgestone China opens truck and bus tire plant in Shenyang, China
Huntsman to build new world scale MDI plant in Louisiana
Clariant to acquire Chinese healthcare packaging specialist Vitapac
Wacker Polymers to raise prices of dispersions
Smithers Rapra announced its official sponsorship of the Association of Rubber Product Manufacturers
APS Elastomers celebrates five year anniversary
Indian rubber farmers worry over fall of rubber prices
Lanxess subsidiary Bond-Laminates completes expansion of its Tepex plant in Germany

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Findlay site select as finalist in best plant competition
Dow Corning helps propel sustainable development of China’s chemical industry
Bayer MaterialScience and bluesign technologies enter into strategic alliance
Cabot Corporation to increase prices on black masterbatches and specialty compounds
New market report on global isoprene rubber industry
Bridgestone to donate one million dollars to combat ebola in Liberia
Indian farmers seek total ban on rubber imports

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