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The Month in Review - Past 30 Days

Friday, June 24, 2016
Battenfeld-Cincinnati group has new owner
FIA and Pirelli form four-year agreement in support of the FIA action for road safety campaign
Book of the Day - Resistance and Stability of Polymers
Babies born in Akron during NBA finals get free tires
Trinseo announces $100 million share repurchase program

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Sartomer Americas opens discovery center in Exton, PA
Smithers Rapra plans Thermoplastic Elastomers World Summit
BestDrive, LLC hosts open house at Salt Lake City location
Wacker expands production capacity for silicone sealants and specialty silicones
Chinese nationals accused of defrauding Goodyear

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Continental adds wholesaler Tompkins Industries to expanding North American distribution network
Cooper Tire is the preferred tire of Big Easy Motors
Toyoda Gosei Mexican subsidiary starts operations
Midwest Elastomers hires Horning, Baker
Davis-Standard Thermatic extruders support Maxi-Blast expansion

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Goodyear seeking a Highway Hero
USA Rubber Technologists Dinner 2016 planned
Big O Tires now has 42 Utah locations
Fluorinated ethylene propylene global market examined
Goodyear opens state-of-the-art store in Akron

Monday, June 20, 2016
Scientists from China have sequenced the genome of the rubber tree
Continental launches new tire line: Ameri*steel by General Tire
University of Akron reduces registration cost for Silicone Elastomers and Fabrication course
Blair Rubber to host ARPM plant tour event
Global rubber gloves market forecast to grow at a CAGR of 8.5 percent through 2022

Friday, June 17, 2016
India rubber growers uneasy with changes to import policies
Precision Polymer Engineering launches a new highly fluorinated polymer for critical application sealing
Tire Industry Hall of Fame nomination deadline is approaching
Lotte Group shelves plans for Malaysian IPO as embezzlement investigations widen
Book of the day - Cost Reduction in Rubber Processing

Thursday, June 16, 2016
Global polycaprolactone market forecast to expand at a CAGR of 11.1 percent valued at $214.2 million by 2021
Axiall and Lotte Chemical hold groundbreaking ceremony for $3 billion ethane cracker in Louisiana
Michelin unveils three new low-pressure agriculture tires
The most expensive set of tires in the world costs $600,000
Camso disputes the preliminary countervailing duties ruling of the U.S. Department of Commerce

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Bluestar Silicones is promoting its Silbione biomedical liquid silicone rubber line at MD&M East
Sears to expand DieHard brand line for passenger car tires
Michelin adopts zero deforestation policy for rubber sourcing
Titan International, Inc. announces second quarter cash dividend
Japanese tire market forecast to reach $32 billion by 2021
Smithers Quality Assessments' 2016 Quality Management Conference set for July 14

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Global silicone market forecast to grow to $22 billion by 2023
Asia-Pacific region to lead injection molding machine market growth at 2.2 percent CAGR to 2021
Toyo Tire U.S.A. promotes Randy Gaetz to senior vice president of sales
Indian Rubber Growers Association opposes rubber imports under TRQ
Michelin announces targeted cost savings of €1.2 billion through 2020
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions signs agreement to acquire Specialty Silicone Fabricators

Monday, June 13, 2016
Toyo Tires recognizes National Tire Safety Week
Global emulsion polymer market is expected to reach $56.8 million by 2024
Goodyear to present at the Citi Industrials Conference
Bridgestone Ecopia tire to be original equipment on select models of the 2016 Dodge Durango
Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries lowers the forecast for global rubber supply
ATG unveiled three new solid Galaxy tires at WasteExpo 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016
Rubber futures plunge to a four-month low
Silicone coating market forecast to grow to $6.6 billion by 2021
USA Rubber Industry Forum 2016 offers free exhibition entry
Rep Corporation appoints of Derek Williams national sales director
BASF increases prices for neopentylglycol and hexanediol in North America
Book of the day - Fatigue, Stress and Strain of Rubber Components, by Judson Bauman

Thursday, June 09, 2016
Hoosier Racing Tire achieves ISO 9001 Certification
Michelin creates web portal for motorists and tire safety
Borealis plans EUR 40 million upgrade to its cracker facility in Finland
International Elastomer Conference registration and housing are now open
Engel's worldwide course of growth continues
Global market for optical test equipment forecast to grow to $947.2 million by 2020

Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Songwon and Heraeus join forces to develop and market high end specialty chemicals for electronics
Borealis extends its Queo polyolefin portfolio with three new product grades
Michelin CEO sees tire sales rising 20 percent by 2020
FDA approves O-Ring Products' patented latex condom that reduces application error
India looks to import 3 lakh metric tons of natural rubber from Thailand
Trelleborg releases Tire iBrochure app for farming professionals and machinery dealers

Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Hexpol acquires U.K.'s Berwin Group for £25 million
Michelin Group holds Investor Day at its technology center in Ladoux, France
Ohio legislation aims to curb use of unsafe used tires
Henkel and ContiTech Elastomers finalize cooperation agreement targeting the print industry
Trelleborg wins seal and gasket contract for Swedish immersed road tunnel

Monday, June 06, 2016
Cooper Tire awards Centennial Scholarships
Wacker Polymers to raise the prices for Vinnapas and Vinnol brand in the Americas region
Solvay has completed the purchase of Eastman Chemical Company’s share in their former U.S. joint venture Primester
Rick Tolin named corporate senior vice president and president of Lubrizol Advanced Materials
AkzoNobel inaugurates its new €6.5 million technology center in Shanghai
RMA announces tire recall search tool

Friday, June 03, 2016
Book of the day - Rubber Molding Principles on sale 50% off
Smithers Rapra adds new flammability testing capabilities at Akron laboratories
Global rubber processing chemicals market is expected to reach $6.11 billion by 2024
Conductive silicone market forecast to reach $4.46 billion by 2021
Michelin launches motorcycle tire air pressure campaign
Goodyear to celebrate Great Things Born in Akron

Thursday, June 02, 2016
Dow Chemical completes restructuring of Dow Corning unit
Indian Rubber Board is recommending growers reduce tapping
Guill Tool introduces new extrusion crosshead 500 Series
BASF to increase prices for butanediol in North America
Trelleborg’s acquisition of CGS Holding finalized

Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Apollo Tyres steps up focus on Malaysia
The tire market in India is projected to reach $8.5 billion in 2016
Nitrile butadiene rubber market forecasted to grow at 6 percent CAGR through 2020
Yokohama receives the approval of India's Competition Commission to acquire Alliance Tire Group
Trelleborg’s U.K. road show to explore liquid silicone rubber capabilities

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Cooper Tire & Rubber announces Bryan Hesse as VP of Marketing for North America
Cambodian rubber farmers predict a bleak year
Omni United lauches value brand Patriot all-season tire
Thailand rubber chemicals market forecast to grow 4% CAGR through 2020
Synthetic and bio-based thermoplastic elastomers market forecast to grow at a 4.5 percent CAGR through 2023
Preferred Compounding promotes one, adds one, retires one

Monday, May 30, 2016
Rubber Technologists Network (RTN) calls for opinions on experience with lab data management in rubber processing
Nexen Tire supplies original equipment tires for 2017 Chrysler Pacifica
Goodyear names Amy Alexy vice president, global talent

Friday, May 27, 2016
Toyo Tire recognizes National Tire Safety Week by introducing four new online tire maintenance videos
Bridgestone and Michelin are winners of the Reifen Innovation Award
Orion Engineered Carbons offers new carbon blacks to improve fuel efficiency of tires
R.D. Abbott hosts leading healthcare elastomers manufacturers at MD&M East
Tire Industry Association finds crumb rubber poses no risk in athletic field use
RMA offers a reminder for summertime drivers

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Huntsman starts up new color pigments facility in Augusta, GA
Hankook Tire's Laufenn brand participates in Reifen 2016
Global silicone market forecast to grow to $21 billion by 2021
IISRP announces Global Automotive Industry Update webinar
Cooper's Zeon Eco C1 earns the 2016 Green Good Design Award
Kuraray boosts EVAL production capacity in the U.S. to meet growing demand

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