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The Month in Review - Past 30 Days

Friday, July 21, 2017
Goodyear to report second quarter 2017 financial results July 28
Apollo Tyres to plant another 100,000 trees to slow deforestation in India
Arsenal Capital acquires PolyOne's Designed Structures and Solutions unit
Book of the day - Rubber Molding Principles

Thursday, July 20, 2017
Lawrence Livermore research team prints 4D silicone meta materials
Thailand and Indonesia consider cutting rubber output from 10 to 15 percent
Sumitomo Rubber to increase Chinese production capacity by 60 percent by 2020
Nexen Tire and Mubadala Investment Company sign memorandum of understanding
Birla Carbon announces the retirement of Kevin Boyle and appoints John Loudermilk as COO

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Falken announces global partnership with Liverpool FC
Career Fair being held at the International Elastomer Conference in Cleveland this October
Blair Rubber enters the Korean market with new partner, Saekaphen Korea Co.
Davis-Standard celebrates the completion of its Pawcatuck facility expansion

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Registration opens for Europe Rubber Processing Education Week 2017 being held in Amsterdam
Apollo Tyres introduces two-wheeler tires to Sri Lanka
Thermoplastic elastomers market projected to reach $28.27 billion by 2022
Michelin, FIA improve tire safety education for new drivers in all 50 states
Troester celebrates 125 years of excellence

Monday, July 17, 2017
Goodyear declares quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share
Flexan opens new headquarters in Lincolnshire, IL
Thailand rubber planters protest government offices over falling prices
Bridgestone receives Volkswagen Group award for innovation and technology
Mitsui Chemicals expects increased demand for EPT
Sumitomo Chemical's Chiba plan to focus on special-grade EPDM production

Friday, July 14, 2017
TechnoBiz training program on rubber compounding and processing starts next week in Kuala Lumpur
Book of the Day - Resistance and Stability of Polymers
Primewell recalls more than 394,000 tires for sidewall crack
Upcoming training opportunities from the Rubber Division, ACS
CPI announces course curriculum for polyurethane professional development program

Thursday, July 13, 2017
AkzoNobel helping to save the Brazilian rainforest
Ashland to report financial results for third quarter of fiscal 2017 after NYSE closes August 1
Accella Tire Fill Systems teams up with American Forests to plant 142,000 trees to date
Evonik allocates €100 million for digitalization and enters into cooperation with IBM and the University of Duisburg-Essen

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Cooper Standard boosts regional capabilities, establishes Asia Pacific sealing test and prototype centers in Shanghai
Arkema announces ambitious objectives and several major projects for 2023
ASTM International’s Committee D11 on Rubber and Rubber-Like Materials honors Mohan Kosamia
Dow launches grant program with Keep America Beautiful for recycling
BASF presented Innovation Award by Europur for Irgastab PUR 70

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Cincinnati Sub-Zero Products expands vibration testing services
PolyOne acquires color and additive materials producer Mesa
Falken Tires chosen as OEM for the SEAT Ibiza
Mahindra & Mahindra recognizes Apollo Tyres with Business Partner of the Year award
Japan's synthetic rubber shipping volume increased for the third straight term

Monday, July 10, 2017
Michelin introduces the X Multi D regional drive-position tire
Optimus Manufacturers launches crumb rubber startup to make rubberized roads in India a reality
Ube Industries producing BR at full capacity in Japan and Thailand
Nondestructive testing equipment and services market forecast to reach $26.4 billion by 2022

Friday, July 07, 2017
Thermoplastic elastomer market forecast to reach $28.7 billion by 2022
New Jersey sends unsafe used tire bill to governor
TechnoBiz training program for Rubber Compounding & Processing in Kuala Lumpur starts on July 17
Thailand's rubber farmers warn of protests for falling rubber prices
Book of the day - Fatigue, Stress and Strain of Rubber Components, by Judson Bauman
Rostec to form joint venture with Vietnam for rubber plantation and research project

Thursday, July 06, 2017
PolyOne signs agreement to divest designed structures and solutions
LanXess shifts rubber and colorant line to Rhein Chemie unit
Jaguar chooses Goodyear tires for their new Land Rover Discovery and Range Rover Velar
Dow Elastomers introduces INFUSE olefin block copolymers for footwear foam in Vietnam

Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Bluestar Silicones becomes Elkem Silicones
Hankook Tire America names new president
Custom Automation & Machinery and LMG Presses announce strategic partnership
Rhein Chemie business unit of Lanxess combines rubber and colorant specialties

Tuesday, July 04, 2017
Styrene butadiene rubber market expected to reach $9.9 billion by 2025
Double-digit growth predicted for Italian rubber machinery manufacturers
ISRI proposes specifications for polyvinyl chloride plastic recyclables

Monday, July 03, 2017
TechnoBiz plans USA Rubber Processing Education Week 2017
Amyris partners with Queensland on biofutures acceleration program
ChemSpec celebrates one-year anniversary of Mexican subsidiary
New tire plant in Algeria to feature logistics automation from Cimcorp

Friday, June 30, 2017
Cooper Tire's Roadmaster brand celebrates 10th anniversary
Goodyear blimp to visit Ottawa for Canada 150
Bourbon Trail Elastomer Group announces summer technical meeting
Smithers Rapra adds senior analytical chemist to Akron chemistry laboratory

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Chem-Trend receives three national safety awards
Sea-Land Chemical announces partnership with Lockhart Chemical
Yokohama Tire names Rick Alonzo senior director of supply chain and logistics
RSS and Alternative Rubber + Plastics reach Harmonite distribution agreement

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
ARPM reveals full speaker line-up for 2017 EHS Summit
Black Bear debuts world's first Crade to Cradle Certified carbon black
CPI announces keynote speaker for 2017 Polyurethanes Technical Conference
Airbus Helicopters selects Hexcel as supplier of advanced composites materials

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Silicone Elastomers World Summit advisory board confirmed
Davis-Standard appoints senior sales engineer for sheet and foam, and regional manager for blown film aftermarket
Global styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) market is expected to reach $9.9 billion by 2025
Canada's top car care franchisee offers extensive tire inventory

Monday, June 26, 2017
Hallstar expands North American partnership with L.V. Lomas
Birla Carbon Releases Sustainability Report
Global industrial rubber market forecast to reach $168.3 billion by 2022
Global silicone potting compounds market projected to reach $1.07 billion by 2022

Friday, June 23, 2017
Global re-dispersible latex powder market forecast to reach 1.53 billion by 2022
Fire at Vietnamese processing plant destroys 30 tons of latex
Canadian researchers find recycled tires create stronger concrete

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Primex Color, Compounding & Additives releases FDA compliant TPEs
Michelin and Safran present the first connected tire for aircraft
Global latex medical disposables market is expected to be worth $6.4 billion by 2024
Global industrial rubber products market forecast to reach $79.4 billion by 2025

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Webinar examines high-force dynamic mechanical thermal analysis and related tests
SI Group appoints Brooke Manrique to vice president, global human resources and communications
Bridgestone held opening ceremony for new passenger tire plant in Russia

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