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Scott B. Bastian named president of Hallstar Industrial Solutions

  10/11/2018 - Chicago, IL - Hallstar announced Scott B. Bastian as President of Hallstar Industrial Solutions effective October 1, 2018. Bastian will be based at the company’s Industrial Solutions global manufacturing and R&D center in the Chicago suburb of Bedford Park, Illinois. He will report directly to Chairman and CEO, John J. Paro. “We interviewed many outstanding candidates for the new president role,” says Paro, “but Scott stood out for his broad experience in the chemical industry at leading product innovation, manufacturing excellence, marketing strategy, and customer-focused solutions – and of course, for his affinity for our people-oriented, continuous learning work culture. Scott is a key addition to our leadership team as we enter a new organizational chapter.” Bastian comes to Hallstar from specialty chemistry manufacturer Hexion, Inc., where he has been responsible for providing strategic direction, increasing market penetration, and expanding the technology base for their Specialty Epoxies business within the Americas. Before Hexion, he spent 19 years at PPG in roles of increasing responsibility, from bench chemist to global commercial leadership to P/L management. He and his family look forward to returning to his native Chicago from Hexion’s Texas headquarters. All functional leaders in the Hallstar Industrial Solutions practice will report into Bastian, including heads of commercial, manufacturing, order fulfillment, strategic sourcing, R&D, regulatory, and product stewardship. He will be responsible for leading his team in accomplishing the innovation, manufacturing and profit goals of the business.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Yokohama chosen as original equipment tire for Toyota’s new RAV4 Crossover SUV - click to expand

Arburg expands in Thailand - click to expand

Global farm tire market is projected to be worth $7.03 billion by 2026 - click to expand

Kentucky issues grants for recycled rubber tires to repave roadways - click to expand

Global hydrogel market forecast with a CAGR of 9 percent through 2024 - click to expand

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Songwon Industrial Group announces first quarter results - click to expand

NTB and Tire Kingdom continue to expand with 27 additional new locations in 2019 - click to expand

DSM and Adaptive 3D Technologies introduce 3D printable photopolymer Soft ToughRubber - click to expand

Nokia Tires launches Shop Talk for tire safety issues - click to expand

ChemSpec hires C.A.S.E. sales manager to support growing adhesive and coating lines - click to expand

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Arburg breaks ground on facility in Lossburg, Germany - click to expand

Bridgestone's Trenton, SC, plant awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification - click to expand

USTMA applauds formation of Congressional Tire Caucus - click to expand

Chem-Trend announces release agent designed for automotive suppliers manufacturing clutches and brakes - click to expand

Falken Tires selected as winner of Suburu of Indiana automotive supplier award - click to expand

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Buss Japan launches full-scale domestic sales of its continuous kneader Compeo series - click to expand

Continental EcoContact 6 is original equipment on Mercedes-Benz C-Class - click to expand

Safic-Alcan opens subsidiary in Greece - click to expand

U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association kicks off of National Tire Safety Week - click to expand

Peak Sport Products to use Cooper Standard’s Applied Materials Science Fortrex technology - click to expand

Monday, May 20, 2019

Thailand to cut rubber exports by 126,240 tons - click to expand

Registration and housing now open for the 2019 International Elastomer Conference - click to expand

Automotive all-season tires market forecast with a CAGR of about 5% by 2023 - click to expand

Titan, Kubota enter exclusivity agreement for Goodyear's R14 tires - click to expand

Global polyolefin elastomer market forecast with a CAGR of 8.7% through 2027 - click to expand

Friday, May 17, 2019

Book of the day - Fatigue, Stress and Strain of Rubber Components, by Judson Bauman - click to expand

Goodyear and Just Tires offering free care care checks for U.S. military this Memorial Day - click to expand

Nexen Tire and The Purple Heart Foundation to give away 2020 Jeep Gladiator to a combat-wounded veteran - click to expand

Bridgestone launches company's first all-weather touring tire in the U.S. and Canada - click to expand

Global automotive elastomer market forecast to reach $62.9 billion by 2024 - click to expand

Market Reports

Global silicone gel market forecast with a CAGR of 8.4% through 2024 - click to expand

Global automotive tire market forecast to reach $618 billion by 2026 - click to expand

Global carbon black market forecast to reach $25.9 billion by 2025 - click to expand

Global farm tire market is projected to worth $7.03 billion by 2026 - click to expand

Global hydrogel market forecast with a CAGR of 9% through 2024 - click to expand

Automotive all-season tires market forecast with a CAGR of about 5% by 2023 - click to expand

Global polyolefin elastomer market forecast with a CAGR of 8.7% through 2027 - click to expand

Global automotive elastomer market forecast to reach $62.9 billion by 2024 - click to expand

Global carbon black market is projected to reach $13.79 billion by 2021 - click to expand

Global adhesives and sealants market forecast with a CAGR of 5.1% through 2026 - click to expand

Latex saturated paper market forecast with at CAGR of 4.3% through 2027 - click to expand

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