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The Month in Review - Past 30 Days

Friday, May 25, 2018
Goodyear recognized by Subaru with the Excellent Performance Award
Global polyurethane trends and innovations to be unveiled at UTECH Europe
Bio-based polymers production capacity forecast to grow at 4 percent annually
Book of the day: Thermoplastic Elastomers
Sea-Land Chemical and Chevron Phillips expand distribution relationship to include normal alpha olefins

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Dow Polyurethanes opens a systems house in the state of Maharashtra in India
Global demand for industrial rubber products is forecast to climb 6 percent through 2021
International Rubber Conference 2019 announces call for papers
SPE Extrusion Minitec to be held Thursday, June 14, in Detroit, MI
Smithers expands testing for rubber infill material commonly used in artificial turf

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
USTMA, legislators urge Ohio House to pass unsafe used tire bill
Denka develops elastomer for sealing and fiber processing
Goodyear is encouraging drivers to check their tires during National Tire Safety Week
Global aircraft tire market forecast to expand at a CAGR of 4 percent through 2026
Cabot Corporation to expand global carbon black capacity by over 300,000 metric tons

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
USTMA: #KnowYourRoll is the National Tire Safety Week theme
Carnegie Mellon researchers develop electrical conducting, elastomer based self-healing material
Global butyl rubber market is forecast to grow at a 4.7 percent CAGR through 2025
Cooper kicks off National Tire Safety Week with Tread Wisely campaign for teens
Kuraray America's Pasadena, TX, facility fire sends 21 employees to hospital

Monday, May 21, 2018
Denka to increase chloroprene rubber production by 10,000 tons
Toyo Tire to launch premium tire for SUVs
GRI served as silver sponsor of the World Rubber Summit 2018
Redwood Plastics and Rubber appoints Angela Rodenburgh vice president of sales and marketing
Global polyols market forecast to reach $34 billion by 2022

Friday, May 18, 2018
Book of the Day - Rubber Extrusion Technology Short Course Notes
USTMA to roll out National Tire Safety Week May 21 to 28
MonTech to present at Maplanís Days of Technology in South Elgin, IL
Apollo Tyres tops JD Power survey on India Tyre Customer Satisfaction Index
American Tire Distributors Inc. struggles after Goodyear defection

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Cabot Corporation named to CR magazineís 100 best corporate citizens list for 2018
Songwon Industrial releases first quarter results earns best manufacturing website award
Momentive announces first quarter results
Lion Elastomers presents the Melvin Mooney distinguished technology award

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Arkema increases prices of Ensoline PHE and Ensoline PHP
Ashland develops high-performance solution acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive
Lubrizol presented Estane TPU high performance solution for surface protection at NPE2018
Clariant introduces additive solutions to North American manufacturers for automotive and packaging
Evonik awards $9,900 in grants to STEM programs in Indiana

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Nitrile butadiene rubber market forecast to reach $1.39 billion by 2022
Michelin teams with Vans to create limited-edition Classics to help improve teen driving safety
Cooper Tire & Rubber outlines strategic plan at Investor Day
Maxxis India expands footprint in India
Cooper Standard acquires 80.1 percent of LS Mtronís automotive parts business

Monday, May 14, 2018
DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers announces new Kalrez manufacturing facility in Delaware
Elastron USA to open North American headquarters in Gainesville, GA
International Rubber Conference 2019 announces call for papers
Spain arrests illegal used tire network with operations in 17 countries
NPE 2018 reports largest attendence in shows history
Bridgestone reforms working conditions for 5,500 personnel

Friday, May 11, 2018
Ford halts F-150 production at Kansas City, Dearborn and Louisville plants due to fire at supplier factory
Book of the Day - Resistance and Stability of Polymers
Goodyear recognized by Honda North America with Supplier Sustainability Award
Engel reports group sales increased 11 percent to $1.84 billion
Buy tires on Amazon, have them installed at Sears
Apollo Tyres net sales up 22 percent in the fourth quarter and 12 percent for the full year

Thursday, May 10, 2018
Midwest Industrial Rubber acquires New England Belting Company
Global butyl elastomers market anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 16 percent through 2027
Over 94 percent of all used tires in Europe were collected and treated in 2016
Bridgestone named a General Motors Supplier of the Year
Davis-Standard reveals new identity and tag line: Where Your Ideas Take Shape

Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Chicago Rubber Group's spring technical meeting to be held May 14
Nexen all-season N'blue tire ranked first in test conducted by ADAC
Global spray polyurea elastomer market forecast to grow at a CAGR of 9.6 percent through 2026
BASF lifts force majeure on 1,4-butanediol (BDO) and its derivatives in North America
Apollo Tyres committed to sustainable business practices

Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Halcyon Agri reports first quarter profits down 98 percent
Registration opens for Africa Rubber Expo & Summit 2018
Yokohama's Advan Sport to be original equipment on BMW M5
Cooper Zeon RS3-G1 tire selected as a Consumers Digest Best Buy
Michelin launches X One Line Grip D drive tire

Monday, May 07, 2018
Cooper Tire declares 185th consecutive quarterly dividend
Global butyl rubber market forecast to reach $4.2 billion by 2025
Huntsman reports first quarter results
Borealis committed to helping solve the problem of ocean plastic
Apollo Tyres gets on board with Hungarian Football

Friday, May 04, 2018
Specification Rubber Products celebrates 50th anniversary
Book of the day - Rubber Molding Principles
Tire Industry Association announces recipients of Michelin/TIA Scholarship Award
Registration and housing open for the International Elastomer Conference to be held in Louisville, KY

Thursday, May 03, 2018
Myanmar reports increased rubber exports for last two fiscal years
Continental named a GM supplier of the year by General Motors
Global market size for tire material forecast to be $91.2 billion by 2022
Lord, Matexion and HF Mixing Group join the Rubber Division, ACS, as Corporate Members
Ghana farmers replacing cocoa trees for rubber causes concern among growers

Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Kimberly Kleine joins USTMA as vice president, public affairs
AB Specialty Silicones completes plant expansion to increase specialty fluid production
Global automotive elastomers market forecast at $58.82 billion by 2022
Nynas adds process oil for tire and rubber industry use
Davis-Standard to display Teknor Apex's Medalist medical TPE on a live tubing production line at NPE 2018

Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Orion Engineered Carbons to increase prices for rubber carbon blacks in North America
Cooper Tire reports first quarter results
Davis-Standard's laboratories support customer goals
Trelleborg launches tire compound for increased load capacities
ChemSpec to exhibit at Rubber Division's 193rd Technical Meeting

Monday, April 30, 2018
Cooper Standard's success with Davis-Standard grows in Asia
Wintec enlarging Changzhou plant
Falken Tires selected as original equipment for 2019 Volkswagen Jetta
Arlanxeo increases prices for Buna and X_Butyl products globally
Curtiss-Wright Sensors & Controls facility earns Minnesota's safety award for fourth year

Friday, April 27, 2018
Book of the day - Fatigue, Stress and Strain of Rubber Components, by Judson Bauman
Struktol Company of America focuses on additives for recycled plastics at NPE 2018
GRI becomes Silver Sponsor of the World Rubber Summit
Yizumi-HPM to launch three series of injection molding machines at NPE 2018
Nexen Tire hosts 2018 Purple Summit Manchester for its worldwide business partners

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