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ASTM International cancels May in-person standards meetings

  3/26/2020 - West Conshohocken, PA - In light of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and ongoing safety concerns for members and staff, ASTM International announced that all previously scheduled in-person May standards development meetings (including independent meetings) have been canceled. Earlier this month, ASTM International announced the cancellation of all April in-person meetings. These decisions were based on several factors, including, but not limited to: Continued review of information and recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and other governmental bodies; input from ASTM International members whose organizations are increasingly concerned with travel; and monitoring the expanding trajectory of the coronavirus. ASTM International staff will be contacting committee leaders to plan alternatives for conducting committee business. Looking forward, ASTM International will rely on these and other relevant criteria and input points to assess the status of ASTM’s standards development meetings in June. Visit or for the most up-to-date information.

Friday, April 3, 2020

Toyo Tires introduces NanoEnergy M671 super regional drive tire - click to expand

Buy any book in Rubber World's bookstore and receive a free copy of either the Rubber Red Book or Blue Book - click to expand

Elkem Silicones announces strategic distribution partnership with IMCD in North America - click to expand

Mid-Atlantic Rubber and Plastics Group cancels spring meeting - click to expand

Yokohama Tire launches Geolandar CV in 33 sizes - click to expand

Synthomer Plc completes acquisition of Omnova Solutions - click to expand

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Flexible Solutions International announces financial results for full year - click to expand

Goodyear continues to suspend plant operations until further notice - click to expand

GRI continues to serve customers as an essential business - click to expand

Qinghuang Lin wins Roy W. Tess Award in Coatings for 2020 - click to expand

Fluorosilicone market forecast with a CAGR of 9.2 percent through 2025 - click to expand

​Nanostructured rubber-like material with optimal properties could replace human tissue - click to expand

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

ZC Rubber to expand rubber recycling capacity to 20,000 tons - click to expand

Davis-Standard identified as essential business; will continue to operate - click to expand

Bourbon Trail Elastomer Group postpones golf outing - click to expand

Buy any book in Rubber World's bookstore and receive a free copy of either the Rubber Red Book or Blue Book - click to expand

AirBoss announces $96 million contract for FlexAir PAPR system from FEMA to help battle Covid-19 - click to expand

TPE and Silicone Elastomers World Summit 2020 seeking abstracts for December conference - click to expand

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Solvay names ResMart, LLC as North American distributor for medical grade polymers - click to expand

Toyo Tires suspends operations at tire manufacturing plant in White, Georgia - click to expand

Titan International keeps U.S. manufacturing facilities open to support food and agriculture industries - click to expand

R.D. Abbott remains open for critical distribution and laboratory services - click to expand

Rubber Groups postpone and cancel meetings - click to expand

Adhesive tapes market projected to grow to $79.9 billion by 2025 - click to expand

Dow to expand silicone manufacturing facility in Zhangjiagang, China - click to expand

Monday, March 30, 2020

Center for the Polyurethanes Industry releases video series on safe handling of MDI and TDI - click to expand

Rubber Division, ACS calls for abstracts for the 2020 International Elastomer Conference Technical Meeting and Student Colloquium - click to expand

Yokohama suspends production at Mississippi truck tire plant - click to expand

ACE Products & Consulting operating as an essential business - click to expand

Netzsch presents Analytica@Home - click to expand

Greene Tweed earns silver LEAP Award for WR 650 thermoplastic composite - click to expand

Friday, March 27, 2020

Global structural adhesives market forecast at $28 billion by 2026 - click to expand

Flexicon granted waiver as supplier to essential industries - click to expand

Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service centers remain open nationwide - click to expand

KraussMaffei Group announces resignation of CEO Dr. Frank Stieler - click to expand

Book of the day: Chemical Resistance Guide for Elastomers IV - click to expand

Starrett to remain open as essential business - click to expand

Market Reports

Fluorosilicone market forecast with a CAGR of 9.2% through 2025 - click to expand

Adhesive tapes market is projected to grow to $79.9 billion by 2025 - click to expand

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