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The Month in Review - Past 30 Days

Thursday, March 30, 2017
SI Group board chairman named 2017 Business ChangeMaker
Showa Denko to raise chloroprene rubber price
CRP Technology launches a thermoplastic elastomer for 3D printing
Hankook Tire announces 2017 motorsports program
India's production of natural rubber rose 54 percent in February

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Bridgestone to increase tire prices in Japan
Worldwide automotive tire market forecast to reach $219 billion in 2017
Firestone Industrial Products raises prices due to raw material increases
Save $100 by registering for the Rubber Division's 191st Technical Meeting before Friday
Safic-Alcan announces new distribution agreement with Vencorex

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Wacker opens international training center for silicone applications in Japan
Songwon announces global price increases for its polymer stabilizers
Songwon announces financial results for 2016
Kuraray America celebrates 30 years of Eval production in United States
Goodyear announces its 34th Highway Hero

Monday, March 27, 2017
Hankook Tire reports on what is driving tire purchasing habits
BASF has declared force majeure in North America
R.D. Abbott signs distribution agreement for 3M fluoropolymers and additives
Grieve offers 500F truck oven
Global phenolic resins market forecast to reach $14 billion by 2020

Friday, March 24, 2017
Lion Elastomers to increase prices of SBR
Book of the Day - Resistance and Stability of Polymers
Kraiburg TPE opens sales office in Seoul
Global specialty silica market was valued at $5.1 billion in 2016
Oliver Rubber Company introduces new drive retread and ULP trailer retread size
SBR joint venture between Zeon and Sumitomo Chemical to start operations in April

Thursday, March 23, 2017
Omnova Solutions announces price increase for Wingstay antioxidants
Firestone Building Products to acquire Gaco Western
Final day to use $100 discount for the Rubber Division, ACS, online courses
Mikael Fryklund appointed president and CEO of Hexpol AB
Tire market forecast to reach $30.26 billion by 2021

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Booth reservations now open for GRTE 2018 in Bangkok
AkzoNobel reviews options for separation of its Specialty Chemicals business
Tulane University hosts Polymer GPC Academy
Imerys Performance Additives launches formulation service
Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 announced as original equipment for Aston Martin's Valkyrie hypercar

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Indian tire manufacturers seek new natural rubber supply due to domestic production slowdowns
R.D. Abbott signs distribution agreement for Lord In-Mold Bonding adhesives in North America
Michelin drives tire safety action with AAMVA best practices update
Global silicone oil market forecast to reach $2.55 billion by 2022

Monday, March 20, 2017
Global automotive elastomer market forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.9 percent through 2022
AirBoss announces fourth quarter, full year 2016 results and dividend
International Elastomer Conference issues call for abstracts
French expands machining capability with CNC machine tool investment
Manufacturing Institute honors three at Cooper Tire & Rubber with 2017 STEP Ahead Awards

Friday, March 17, 2017
ARPM welcomes new sponsor
Lanxess invests EUR 100 million, primarily in its German sites
Apollo Tyres' Satish Sharma elected ATMA chairman
Yokohama Tire earns Platinum Supplier Award from Caterpillar

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Wacker to raise prices for silicone products
Falken Wildpeak H/T HT01A2 is factory standard tire on Jeep Compass
Firestone Industrial Products plant recognized for safety
Tire Industry Association accepts nominations for 2017-2018 board of directors

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Rubber Division offers $100 discount on online courses through March 23
Kuraray America celebrates 30th anniversary of Kuraray Eval production in U.S.
Ace Products & Consulting names ChemSpec exclusive distributor of its silicone additives product range
BASF invests in plastic additives plant in Shanghai, China

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Swan Chemical distributes Robac Technology in U.S. and Canada for Robinson Brothers
Cooper Tire & Rubber names John Bollman senior vice president and chief human resources officer
Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers adds new board members
ChemSpec expands market segments as JHSi's exclusive silane distributor in North America

Monday, March 13, 2017
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory has developed a transparent thermoplastic elastomer armor
Michelin introduces new Michelin Defender for passenger vehicles
Pirelli introduces colored edition of P Zero tires at Geneva Motor Show
Global rubber processing chemicals market forecast to reach $5.15 billion by 2024

Friday, March 10, 2017
Book of the day - Fatigue, Stress and Strain of Rubber Components, by Judson Bauman
Ohio State researchers use food waste as fillers for manufacturing tires
New Jeep Compass to be equipped with Yokohama Geolandar G005 tires
APS Elastomers now offers thermochromatic pigments for TPUs
The Philippines plans to build its first rubber manufacturing plant in the country

Thursday, March 09, 2017
Rubber Division, ACS technical training and scholarship opportunities deadline extended to April 1
Goodyear shares concepts, technology for urban mobility at Geneva International Motor Show
Evonik Industries and Forward Engineering form the composite solutions joint venture Vestaro GmbH
Cabot to increase investment in elastomer composites at Malaysia plant

Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. celebrates its 100th anniversary
TechnoBiz invites consultants to join the 'Rubber Industry Consultants Club'
Dunlop Winter Maxx tires utilize liquid farnesene rubber performance additive developed by Amyris and Kuraray
TA Instruments introduces latest Discovery SDT system

Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Cooper opens new office in Guadalajara to serve Latin America
Wacker Chemical expands its silicone production in Brazil
Orion Engineering declares interim dividend
Small business leading national movement to feed the hungry

Monday, March 06, 2017
Lithuanian researchers announce the development of an antimicrobial silicone
Michelin introduces radio frequency identification tags into commercial truck tires
African tire market forecast to exceed $8 billion by 2022
DuPont Performance Materials to increase prices for all Delrin grades
Goodyear announces offering of senior notes

Friday, March 03, 2017
American Process and Birla Carbon announce joint development agreement for combining nanocellulose and carbon black in tires
ARPM releases 2017 State of the Industry report
Goodyear associates to be honored by Manufacturing Institute

Thursday, March 02, 2017
Falken Tires chosen as original equipment for Jeep Compass Trailhawk
BASF to increase price for diols and derivatives in North America
Tire Industry Association accepting nominations for the 2017 Tire Industry Hall of Fame
EU report finds very little risk in the use of recycled rubber on playing fields

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
ExxonMobil adds state-of-the-art tire testing capabilities to Shanghai Technology Center
Medisafe to expand rubber glove production with $25 million investment
Global silicone gel market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 6.51 percent
Hankook Tire opens European test center for winter tires in Finland

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
India's natural rubber imports fell 39 percent in January
Continental signs collaborative agreement with Caterpillar to equip Cat off-highway trucks
Dana Incorporated unveils Rhombus TireAnalytics solution for fleet tire maintenance
Global industrial rubber market to expand at a CAGR of 6.1 percent through 2026
BASF will increase its list and off-list prices in North America for certain polyalcohols

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