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Now available, the 2014 Rubber Red Book and Blue Book

Friday, January 23, 2015
Akron, OH - Rubber World's 2014 Rubber Red Book, the buyer's guide for the rubber industry, and the 2014 Blue Book, materials, ingredients and services for the rubber industry are now available for purchase in the Rubber World book store. The 2014 Rubber Red Book, a must have for industry professionals who need comprehensive up-to-date purchasing information on the many products and services available to the rubber industry contains over 1,100 listings for rubber product manufacturers in North America grouped by location and products. Also in the Rubber Red Book are listing for Machinery and Equipment Manufacturers, Laboratory and Testing Equipment, Rubber Reclaimers and Recyclers, Fabric and Textile Manufacturers and many other resources in the rubber industry. The 2014 Blue Book, long regarded as the industry's single most important reference for technical information, the Blue Book contains detailed information on every raw material used by the rubber industry-including chemical additives, extenders, elastomers and latexes, fillers and reinforcing materials, carbon black and coloring materials. The latest, most current information on more than 10,000 materials and ingredients are listed. Additionally, services for the rubber industry included in the Blue Book are Custom Mixing and Services directory, Independent Testing Laboratories, Instrumentation and Testing Equipment Suppliers and Material & Ingredient Suppliers. - * Email

This Weeks Headlines - Past 7 Days

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

Friday, January 23, 2015
Now available, the 2014 Rubber Red Book and Blue Book
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
Cabot realigns its global business segments
BASF plans worldwide expansion of PVP production
U.S. to impose duties on Chinese tire imports after preliminary finding of dumping
Dow Corning appoints Jeroen Bloemhard president of Greater China operations

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

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

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

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