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The Month in Review - Past 30 Days

Friday, June 23, 2017
Global re-dispersible latex powder market forecast to reach 1.53 billion by 2022
Fire at Vietnamese processing plant destroys 30 tons of latex
Book of the day - Rubber Molding Principles
Canadian researchers find recycled tires create stronger concrete

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Global latex medical disposables market is expected to be worth $6.4 billion by 2024
Global industrial rubber products market forecast to reach $79.4 billion by 2025
Primex Color, Compounding & Additives releases FDA compliant TPEs
Michelin and Safran present the first connected tire for aircraft

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
SI Group appoints Brooke Manrique to vice president, global human resources and communications
TechnoBiz offers training program on rubber compounding and processing
Webinar examines high-force dynamic mechanical thermal analysis and related tests
Bridgestone held opening ceremony for new passenger tire plant in Russia

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Dow Corning introduces CL-1000 optical silicone binder to the Chinese market
Goodyear ranks 184th on the latest Fortune 500 list
Bridgestone to raise seismic isolation rubber prices in Japan by 10 percent
Texas governor vetoes unsafe used tire legislation
Polyurethane training course being held in Bangkok in July

Monday, June 19, 2017
Songwon brings new pilot plant online in India
Lubrizol names new Middle East distributors for its engineered polymers
Trinseo is celebrating 80 years of synthetic rubber production
Michelin to acquire NexTraq from Fleetcor Technologies
Bridgestone wins patent infringement suit against Chinese tire maker Wanli Tire
Goodyear celebrates its inaugural Week of Volunteering

Friday, June 16, 2017
Evonik annouces global price increase for oleochemical and silicone specialty products
Book of the Day - Resistance and Stability of Polymers
Smithers Rapra breaks ground on tire testing center with top global tire manufacturers
Wacker intensifies collaboration with technology startups and joins Germany's HTGF III fund
Saint-Gobain Seals exhibiting two new products at the Paris Air Show

Thursday, June 15, 2017
Bridgestone Exedra motorcycle tires featured as original equipment on Yamaha Star Venture
PolyOne expands its specialty color, additives and inks solutions with the acquisition of Rutland Holding Company
BASF lifts the force majeure on PolyTHF in North America
Yokohama Rubber strengthening overseas sales of high-pressure hoses
Registration and housing are now open for the International Elastomer Conference

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Myers Industries announces quarterly dividend
Wacker opens research and development center for silicones in Ann Arbor, Michigan
Automotive composites event organized by Engel U.K. and Jaguar Landrover draws over 200 delegates
Ashland increases the price of adhesives and butanediol
Trelleborg's technical library is now available online

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Pirelli suspends production in Venezuela indefinately
Ashland completes acquisition of composites manufacturing facility in France from Reichhold
Kraton announces global price increase for rosin ester, terpene and AMS/AMS phenolic products
Bridgestone Europe announces a price increase on average of 3 percent on its car, van and SUV ranges
AkzoNobel completes expansion of coatings research facility in Houston

Monday, June 12, 2017
Goodyear to present at Citi Industrials conference
Mitsui Chemicals to increase TPE production by 30 percent
Italian trade association Assocomaplast changes name to Amaplast
Vystar receives Indonesian patent notice of allowance for deproteinization natural rubber latex

Friday, June 09, 2017
Book of the day - Fatigue, Stress and Strain of Rubber Components, by Judson Bauman
Cooper Standard names Banas as chief financial officer; Brusate as chief accounting officer
Toyo Tire's Malaysian facility produces its 10 millionth tire
Sumitomo Rubber develops 'Sensing Core' tire sensing technology
RSS, LLC releases Harmonite as an alternative additive for rubber compounding

Thursday, June 08, 2017
IISRP announces upcoming webinar titled Innovation Pays Off
2017 Tire Industry Hall of Fame nominations deadline approaching
SI Group receives its second silver award from EcoVadis
Cooper Tire awards first Roy V. Armes scholarship and Centennial scholarships

Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Kent Elastomer Products hires Joseph Williamson as director of global sales
Cooper Tire's Texarkana operations receive Governor's Award for Excellence in Global Trade
Chinese researchers develop skin-like triboelectric elastomer
AkzoNobel partners with The Ocean Cleanup for largest clean-up in history
Silicone elastomer market forecast to reach $9.2 billion by 2023

Tuesday, June 06, 2017
AkzoNobel increases organic peroxide capacity for North American specialty chemicals market
Sibur to develop new processing hub south of Moscow
Vystar forms strategic partnership with Lien 'A
Dr. Andreas Bischoff awarded the Europe Rubber Technologist 2017 award
Lion Copolymer purchases the assets of East West Copolymer

Monday, June 05, 2017
BASF increases prices for pigments worldwide and butanediol and derivatives in Europe
Ansell announces leadership succession plans
Yokohama resumes partial tire production at Philippine facility after May 14 fire
Wacker breaks ground on pyrogenic silica plant in Charleston, TN
Rubber Consultants holds open house June 9

Friday, June 02, 2017
BASF to increase prices for diols and derivatives in North America
Trinseo to present at Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Materials Summit
University researchers invent process to make bio-derived butadiene for sustainable rubber, plastics
ChemSpec fuels growth in PIB portfolio

Thursday, June 01, 2017
H.L. Blanchford acquires the slab dips and coatings business of the Hallstar subsidiary Memphis Solutions
Smithers Rapra exands its capacity for testing medical devices for extractables and leachables
TechnoBiz announces its Rubber Compounding & Processing Training Program being held in Kuala Lumpur
Polybutene market forecast to grow at a CAGR of 4.6 percent through 2025

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Mölnlycke Health Care honors Wacker as long-term supplier
Texas legislature sends used tire highway safety bill to governor for signature
Cooper Tire's Tupelo and Clarksdale facilities receive enHance recognition
TechnoBiz announces second edition of the Polyurethane Conference 2017 in Bangkok
Global solution styrene butadiene rubber market forecast to reach $5.40 billion by 2025

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Global industrial rubber market forecast to reach $167.9 billion by 2026
Cooper Tire launches Tread Wisely app for teen safety
Global polyisobutylene market is expected to grow at a 4.79 percent CAGR through 2021
Flexan to open an office in Germany

Monday, May 29, 2017
World market for silicone forecast to reach $17.52 billion in 2017
Orion announces price increase for all carbon black grades sold in the EMEA region
Toyo Tire & Rubber relocates its headquarters to Itami, Japan
Cambodia optimistic about recovery prospect of rubber price

Friday, May 26, 2017
Toyo Tire U.S.A. recognizes National Tire Safety Week
Tire manufacturers weigh in on steel imports investigation
Global liquid silicone rubber market is expected to reach $3.29 billion by 2025

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Advanced Composites recognized by General Motors as a 2016 Supplier of the Year
Brazil conditionally approves DuPont Dow merger
Rubber Manufacturers Association rebrands as U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association
Yokohama Rubber posts first-quarter gains in sales and earnings

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