Struktol - A World of Capabilities

Today's news

Preferred Compounding relaunches Glo-Mold as GloMoldPlus.

2/21/2019 - Copley, OH – Last month, Preferred Compounding acquired the proprietary mold cleaning products sold under the tradename Glo‐Mold as part of its integration of Valley Rubber Mixing. To highlight recent product improvements and its positioning under the Preferred umbrella, the line of mold cleaning products is being reintroduced as GloMoldPlus. Specifically, GloMoldPlus has four times the shelf life of prior products, has dramatically reduced odor compared with prior products, and is now backed by the quality, service and reliability of Preferred. “GloMoldPlus represents a unique opportunity for Preferred to bring an additional value to its rubber molding and extruding customers. Fabrication operations which embrace a mold management disciple with GloMoldPlus at its center should see significant reductions in scrap and downtime,” said...
(read more)


Shoe insert market forecast at $53.1 billion by 2027

2/21/2019 - Valley Cottage, NY - Shoe inserts have been gaining immense popularity owing to their effectiveness in foot alignment maintenance. With consumers willing to pay more for products ensuring comfort and wellness, sales of shoe inserts are likely to exceed 1200 million units in 2019. FMI's new research study on shoe insert market profiles this evolving landscape, bringing prominent insights to the fore. As per the report, the increasing demand for shoe inserts has resulted in a massive influx of new and innovative products, all aligned with evolving customer requirements vis-à-vis comfort and flexibility. "Customer inclination toward cushioned shoe inserts offering additional comfort and enhanced shock resistance remains palpable in the market. In response to this, manufacturers are using high-quality materials to develop distinguishable prod...
(read more)


ARPM’s state of industry report reveals steady outlook for rubber manufacturers

2/21/2019 - Indianapolis, IN - The Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers (ARPM) recently released its keystone benchmarking study, the annual State of the Rubber Industry. This report showcases data on sales trends, production tooling, raw material, capital expenditures, money and profits, production employees and challenges facing the industry. Overall, the report provides company executives with a comprehensive overview of conditions in the rubber industry in 2019. This report showcases data on sales trends, production tooling, raw material, capital expenditures, money and profits, production employees and challenges facing the industry. The overall objective is to provide company executives with a comprehensive overview of conditions of the plastics industry for 2019. The 2019 State of the Industry Report examines historical trends, fourt...
(read more)


Ace Products & Consulting honored as a 2018 Cleveland Technology Award recipient

2/21/2019 - Cleveland, OH – Ace Products & Consulting was named as a 2018 Cleveland Technology Award honoree by Smart Business magazine. The award recognizes companies in northeast Ohio that demonstrate innovative business practices to remain on the cutting edge of technology. Smart Business also described the competition by noting that they honor scrappy startups, established technology firm leaders and implementers of technology that demonstrate how they address the new horizon experienced every day in new ways; where the old way of doing things, even as recently as five years ago, feel like a generation gone by. Honorees will be recognized at a luncheon to be held March 7 at the Cleveland Marriott East. “Our focus at Ace is always about serving customers with unmatched excellence,” said Erick Sharp, CEO and president of Ace Products & Consulting. ...
(read more)


Sealing and strapping packaging tapes market is forecast at $22.1 billion by 2023

2/21/2019 - Chicago, IL - According to the new research report, "Sealing and Strapping Packaging Tapes Market by Material (PP, Paper, PVC), Type of Adhesive (Acrylic, Rubber-Based and Silicone), Applications (Carton Sealing and Strapping and Bundling), and Region - Global Forecast to 2023," published by MarketsandMarkets, the sealing and strapping packaging tapes market is projected to grow from $17.4 billion in 2018 to $22.1 billion by 2023, recording a CAGR of 4.89 percent. The rising demand for carton sealing tapes in the packaging industry, due to its wide range of applications including carton sealing, bundling, unitizing, pelletizing and general packaging, is projected to drive the demand for sealing and strapping packaging tapes. Furthermore, these tapes are economical alternatives to plastic and metal sealing and strapping tapes, which is fur...
(read more)


Rubber Red Book

The Rubber Red Book - Serving the industry for over 60 years. Industry professionals rely on it to locate a wealth of sources and services when making important purchasing decisions.
Find out more.

Market Reports

Shoe insert market forecast at $53.1 billion by 2027

2/20/2019 - Valley Cottage, NY - Shoe inserts have been gaining immense popularity owing to their effectiveness in foot alignment maintenance. With consumers willing to pay more for products ensuring comfort and wellness, sales of shoe inserts are likely to exceed 1200 million units in 2019. FMI's new research study on shoe insert market profiles this evolving landscape, bringing prominent insights to the fore. As per the report, the increasing demand for shoe inserts has resulted in a massive influx of new and innovative products, all aligned with evolving customer requirements vis-à-vis comfort and flexibility. "Customer inclination toward cushioned shoe inserts offering additional comfort and enhanced shock resistance remains palpable in the market. In response to this, manufacturers are using high-quality materials to develop distinguishabl... (read more)

View more Market Reports

Site of the week


www.frenchoil.com/rw-hotlink.shtml
French custom designs, manufactures and supports hydraulic presses and polymer dewatering and drying equipment for our production-oriented customers in the field of shaping rubber, thermoplastic, composite and other materials as well as our process-oriented customers in the field of liquid-solid separation. We partner with our stakeholders to provide products with superior value and superior service that improve our customers’ productivity and reduce their overall production costs.

Calendar

Product Spotlight

Precise, Efficient Pyrolysis GCMS

Shimadzu’s Pyrolysis GCMS system is your solution for analysis of composition, molecular structure, thermal stability, and thermal decomposition mechanisms/structures, with little to no sample preparation. The Auto-Shot Sampler automates the introduction of samples into the pyrolyzer unit while enabling up to 48 samples for analysis in a sequence. In addition, F-Search software with chromatograms and mass spectral data facilitates identification of polymers and polymer additives. Learn more.


For more information click here

Archived Issues

From the Bookstore

CHEMICAL RESISTANCE GUIDE FOR ELASTOMERS IV

Newly updated data for more than 100,000 combinations of corrodents vs. rubber and other elastomeric compounds
Find out more.

Advertise with Us

To advertise in rubber world magazine or on our website contact:

view media file

Dennis
Dennis Kennelly - VP Sales
dennis@rubberworld.com



Mike
Mike Dies - Sales Manager
mike@rubberworld.com

or call 330.864.2122

Press Releases

Send us your press releases



To have an item published in our magazine or online please submit the piece to:

jill
Jill Rohrer - Editor
jill@rubberworld.com

Rubber World Publications

The Magazine - Published twelve times a year providing the most up-to-date technical service information available to today's rubber chemists and formulators. more

The 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. order

The Rubber Red Book - Serving the industry for over 60 years. Industry professionals rely on it to locate a wealth of sources and services when making important purchasing decisions. order

Rubber & Tire Digest - A bi-monthly magazine focusing on technical issues related to rubber, latex and tire industries around the world. This magazine is aimed to be an important resource for engineers and managers in these industries. more

Rubber World China - Published six times a year in Simplified Chinese, Rubber World for China reaches a qualified controlled readership of over 11,900 manufacturing decision makers who plan the purchase of machinery, materials and execute manufacturing strategies, and plant managers who evaluate and make recommendations. Each subscription is requested in writing, each reader is qualified by name, job title and industry, and each reader is updated and re-qualified annually by our call center in Shanghai. more

Wire & Cable Technology International - A bimonthly international technical magazine for manufacturers, processors, distributors and users of all types of electrical, communication and mechanical wire and cable including fiber optic cable. Wire & Cable Technology International magazine is the independent voice of the wire and cable industry, and it includes a special section called Wire Harness & Cable Connector for the wire processing sector. Readers are located in more than 100 countries.more

The FEBRuary issue of rubber world

Sponsored by:
Struktol - A World of Capabilities

This issue focuses on Carbon Black, Silica & Reinforcing Materials
The issue is available online to our subscribers via our digital edition.
To subscribe, click here. For advertising information click here.