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The Month in Review - Past 30 Days

Monday, January 26, 2015
Kordsa Global opens new tire cord facility in Indonesia
Registration and housing open for the Rubber Division, ACS, 187th Technical Meeting and Symposium
Mesnac announces changes to management
Cooper Tire to release fourth quarter results in February
Cancarb CEO to retire, successor announced
Parker Hannifin announces new president and CEO
Polymerics upgrades production line with new mixer and dust collection system
GM to stop selling several SUV lines due to pending Goodyear tire recall

Friday, January 23, 2015
Dow Corning appoints Jeroen Bloemhard president of Greater China operations
Cabot realigns its global business segments
States seek to ban sale of unsafe used tires
USW commends Commerce Department for preliminary tire dumping findings against China
Cooper Standard announces the restructuring of its European operations
BASF plans worldwide expansion of PVP production
Now available, the 2014 Rubber Red Book and Blue Book
U.S. to impose duties on Chinese tire imports after preliminary finding of dumping

Thursday, January 22, 2015
BASF to increase capacity for butanediol at its Geismar, LA, site
Rubber Division, ACS announces call for papers for the 188th Technical Meeting
RMA supports market-based scrap tire management
Zyvex Technologies announces new polymer modified carbon nanotube additive for elastomers
Cooper CS5 touring tire wins Global 2014 Good Design Award
Tyrexpo2015 starts April 29 in San Jose, Costa Rica
Alttran hires Mike McDonnell as sales manager

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Michelin launches new Bibload Hard Surface tire
Omnova Solutions announces fourth quarter results
Evonik launches Degalan VP P 34, a new heat-sealing binder
Arkema finalizes the financing of its acquisition project of Bostik
Indian rubber assistance not helping farmers
Jefferson Rubber Works increases capacity with addition of new injection molding machine
Dow Chemical elects new corporate secretary

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Kendra Tires USA to open new research and development facility in Ohio
Thermoplastic elastomers market forecast to grow 4.7 percent
Hexpol's acquisition of RheTech is completed
Ashland moves starting time for first-quarter earnings webcast
Brenntag AG renews contract of CEO Steven Holland
Dow Corning introduces high-efficiency silicone additives for coatings
Arkema and Teknor Apex form strategic alliance with breathable films

Monday, January 19, 2015
Yokohama Rubber Chinese tire plant certified as Environmental Education Base
India to boost rubber growth in Tripura region
Bayer MaterialScience to introduce new milestones in polyurethanes
Cooper Standard appoints Christine Krathwohl as vice president, global supply chain
Book of the day - 2014 Wire & Cable Technology Buyer's Guide
New market report on Thailand rubber chemicals industry

Friday, January 16, 2015
TIA seeking nominations for Women to Watch in the tire industry
Liberty Tire Recycling and Lehigh Technologies sign distribution agreement for Rheopave RMA technology
New market report on silicone elastomers by type, process and application
Book of the day - Resistance and Stability of Polymers
New market report on global silica industry
Yokohama's Russian plant begins production of OE tires for passenger cars
Goodyear declares quarterly dividend

Thursday, January 15, 2015
PolyOne to host an investor day in New York this May
Albemarle Corporation completes acquisition of Rockwood Holdings
Indian tire makers cut prices
UTECH Europe 2015 to focus on renewable and recycled resources
GM Korea to recall 100,000 cars over defective brake hose
New market report on high temperature adhesives
Goodyear names John Lucas senior vice president and chief human resources offices

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Shin-Etsu introduces silicone 'skin' for prosthetic use
New market report on NBR
California state senator introduces bill banning crumb rubber use in artificial turf
Rubber Division, ACS announces training award and undergraduate scholarships
Bridgestone Commercial launches new line of Dayton truck tires
Indian rubber output falls 36 percent in December
Toyodo Gosei relocates regional Shanghai headquarters

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Pirelli signs new EUR 1 billion line of credit
Goodyear Farm Tires awarded FinOvation award
Malaysia's November natural rubber output rises 11 percent to 53,040 metric tons
EPA targeting toluene diisocyanates (TDI) use
Michelin announces the implementation of a partial share buyback management agreement
Kuraray America named one of the Best and Brightest companies to work for in Houston
DRT will present at the Tire Technology Expo 2015

Monday, January 12, 2015
2015 National Tire Safety week dates announced
Asian natural rubber production falls 3 percent in 2014
ContiTech develops lighter, more heat resistant engine hoses
Sumitomo Rubber Industries acquires Swiss manufacturer of rubber parts
Royal Adhesives & Sealants acquires Advanced Polymers International
Yokohama to lay off 31 at Salem, VA, plant
Macquarie Capital (Europe) Limited joins IISRP

Friday, January 09, 2015
Latest World Rubber Industry Outlook now available from IRSG
RMA expects growth in total tire shipments in 2015
IISRP hires Bill Yamane as regulatory affairs director
China lowers compound rubber formula with natural rubber to 88 percent
Dunlop Aircraft Tyres to supply 10,000 tires a year to Boeing C-17 fleet
Book of the day - Practical Guide to the Assessment of the Useful Life of Rubbers
New market report on silicone crosslinked polyethylene

Thursday, January 08, 2015
GHX Industrial acquires Hose & Fittings, Inc
Stockwell Elastomerics now offering EMI shielded gaskets
Bridgestone to layoff 69 workers at Des Moines farm tire plant
AMAP announces Modified Asphalt 101 workshop this February in Jacksonville
New market report on personal protective equipment
PolyOne announces fourth quarter conference call

Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Bridgestone develops technology for estimating tire wear
New market report on aniline for methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) for rubber products
Comar Chemicals joins IISRP as affiliate member
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company to present at Deutsche Bank 2015 global auto industry conference
Kumho begins second round of hiring for its new Macon, GA, plant
Solvay completes acquisition of Ryton PPS from Chevron

Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Hankook appoints new president of Hankook Tire America Corp.
R.D. Abbott adds design to ISO certification
Michelin acquires land for expansion of German plant
Bridgestone wins design infringement lawsuit against Chinese manufacturer
Thailand government says rubber past critical point and in recovery phase
Indian imported rubber must be exported in six months, down from eighteen
New market report on isocyanate global trends and forecast

Monday, January 05, 2015
All India Rubber Industries Association announces recipient of K.M. Philip award
Hexpol acquires polymer compounder RheTech
The Tire Society announces 34th annual business meeting and call for papers
Main Street Capital to purchase Garlock Rubber Technologies
EnPro sells off GRT rubber manufacturing unit
IISRP enlists newest affiliate
Lanxess to merge treasury and investor relations groups

Friday, January 02, 2015
Delaware Court dismisses case against Apollo Tyre
Huber Engineered Materials announces management changes
Bekaert completes acquisition of three Pirelli tire cord plants
Goodyear to present at the 2015 Deutsche Bank Conference in Detroit

Thursday, January 01, 2015
Happy New Year - 2015

Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Indian tire manufacturers offer to buy natural rubber from local farmers
Rubber sector expected to recover on higher demand next year
Malaysian firm in third attempt to grow rubber plants for planned biofuels investment

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Rubber prices advance due to flooding in Southeast Asia
New market report on global self-adhesive labeling market
Toyo Tires’ sales subsidiary in Thailand to begin delivery of tires produced at Malaysian plant

Monday, December 29, 2014
Smithers Group to relocate business unit from Portland, ME to Akron, OH
Vietnam emerging as a major consumer of tires in Asia-Pacific
Toyo Tires to celebrate 70th anniversary in August 2015

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