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

Friday, August 10, 2018
Akron, OH - This book covers the fatigue testing of specimens, curve fitting of equations to the test data, and the use of such equations in life prediction. Topics include the nature of rubber, history of its usage, types of rubber in brief, manufacturing methods, and stress-strain testing and behavior. Also, the text covers the application of finite element analysis to components to determine high stress points that are vulnerable to fatigue failure. By Judson T. Bauman, hardcover, 214 pages, 140 figures, $130.00 plus shipping and handling. Click here to order. - * Email

The Month in Review - Past 30 Days

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Haydale expands capability to compound nanomaterials in elastomeric products
Intertronics introduces Wacker Elastosil N9111 tin-free single part RTV silicone adhesive sealant
LyondellBasell completes acquisition of A. Schulman
Elastomers market forecast to reach $90.3 billion by 2023
Bridgestone Americas promotes Eric Higgs to president of truck, bus and retread tires
MonTech introduces the RC 3000 ring cutter to its list of innovative instruments

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Ansell warns that tariffs and rising raw material costs could stall earnings
Simtec Silicone Parts completes transition of leadership to the Rico Group
Global demand for industrial rubber products is forecast to climb 6 percent annually through 2021
Desma wins DKG Product Award for SmartConnect 4.U product family
Yokohama posts highest-ever sales and operating profit

Monday, August 20, 2018
Sumitomo Rubber begins truck and bus tire production in South Africa
Global medical rubber stopper market to reach $730 million by 2025
Myers Industries elects Ron DeFeo to board of directors
Trelleborg acquires manufacturer of silicone components Sil-Pro, LLC
Trinseo celebrates 30th anniversary of its latex production plant in Hamina, Finland
Saint-Gobain Seals will be showcasing its sealing and polymer products at the Bengaluru Space Expo

Friday, August 17, 2018
Momentive announces increased sales in second quarter 2018 results
Toyo Tire launches two new fuel efficient long-haul tires
Injection molding machine market forecast to reach $19.68 billion by 2023
Rubber output in India to fall due to torrential rains
Book of the day - Rubber Molding Principles
Trinseo recognized by Toyota for cost competitiveness

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Global silicone elastomer market expected to reach $12.37 billion in 2024
Huntsman announces dividend
Ivory Coast feels the pain of global rubber glut
Songwon reports second quarter results
Shaesta Waiz will christen Goodyear's Wingfoot Three blimp

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Brenntag reports double digit earnings for second quarter
Cooper Tire and launch national tire safety campaign for young drivers
Clariant reports increased sales for the quarter ending June 2018
Continental to acquire Australia's largest tire and auto service supplier
Cabot Corporation increases prices globally for specialty carbon products
Evonik's Coatings Additives business line selects new distributors for North America

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Yokohama terminates its technology tie-ups with Kumho Tire Co.
Samir Group to build a rubber processing plant including 1,000 hectare source plantation in Ghana
USTMA appoints Sean Moore director of government affairs
BFGoodrich extends Advantage and g-Force lines to police pursuit vehicles
Rogers Corporation introduces a sealing cellular silicone solution for gasketing

Monday, August 13, 2018
Zeon releases first quarter results
JSR Corporation reports increased S-SBR sales for the first quarter
U.S. medical silicone wire and cable market forecast to grow at a CAGR or 4.14 percent through 2023
Korean chemical and auto parts manufacturer KCC is considering the acquisition of Momentive Performance Materials
Giti Tire to launch commercial truck tires in North America
Rogers Corporation acquires polyurethane and cellular elastomer manufacturer Griswold LLC
Federal judge suggests dismissal of lawsuit against Denka for chloroprene emissions in Louisiana

Friday, August 10, 2018
Book of the day - Fatigue, Stress and Strain of Rubber Components, by Judson Bauman
Kuraray America, Inc. announces the appointment of a new president and CEO, Hitoshi Toyoura
Lanxess plans to sell remaining 50 percent stake in Arlanxeo to Saudi Aramco
China imposes anti-dumping duties on synthetic rubber from U.S., EU, Singapore
Rahco Rubber hires Sean Cunningham
TechnoBiz calls for papers and speakers for the Rubber & Tyre Conference being held in Johannesburg

Thursday, August 09, 2018
Lanxess plans to sell remaining 50 percent stake in Arlanxeo to Saudi Aramco
GRI appoints premium distributor FIT in Ireland
Rubber Division calls for abstracts for 195th technical meeting
Market study for synthetic rubber shows increasing demand through 2025
ASTM International classifies new standard for rubber-like materials
Brenntag acquires Canada Colors and Chemicals distribution business

Wednesday, August 08, 2018
U.S. tire shipments expected to increase for 2018
Kordsa among global leaders in industrial textiles with its number of patents
Cooper Tire President Brad Hughes to present at J.P. Morgan auto conference
India's natural rubber production hits a six-year low
Evonik announces price increase of Visiomer line

Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Albemarle Corporation announces quarterly dividend
Yokohama develops automotive A/C hose to handle next generation refrigerants
Omnova Solutions to close Green Bay styrene butadiene production facility
ASTM International to host October workshop in China on carbon black standards
China issues preliminary ruling on an anti-dumping duty targeting nitrile rubber
Cooper Tire announces second quarter results and its 186th consecutive quarterly dividend

Monday, August 06, 2018
Borealis to cut CO2 emissions by 360,000 metric tons annually
Zeon and Yokohama co-develop new technology to produce isoprene from biomass
Huntsman reports strong second quarter
Myers Industries reports positive second quarter results
Trelleborg develops nano scale seal-glide coating that improves friction and stick-slip properties of elastomers
Yokohama announces results of joint research projects into latex proteins

Friday, August 03, 2018
Rubber Division's John Long named an American Chemical Society Fellow
Kordsa among global leaders in industrial textiles with its number of patents
Bridgestone wins patent infringement suit against Fangxing Rubber
MonTech offers cut and chip resistance tester
Book of the Day - Rubber Extrusion Technology Short Course Notes
Hankook Tire expands partnership with DAV (Disabled American Veterans)

Thursday, August 02, 2018
Apollo Tyres reports first quarter sales up 30 percent
Pirelli announces resignation of its board of directors chair
Lubrizol Corporation celebrates 90th anniversary
Cambodia will not cut rubber production, unlike Southeast Asian nations
Omnova reports 27 percent year-over-year growth in Specialty Solutions segment
Continental breaks ground on new headquarters in Hanover

Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Arkema opens 3D Printing Center at its Sartomer Exton, PA facility
Farm tires market to register high revenue growth at a 6.3 percent CAGR through 2028
Monro auto repair centers will now install tires purchase on Amazon
BFGoodrich Tires named official tire of the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing
Troester to attend Rubber Tech China 2018

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Goodyear reports 4 percent increase in sales for the second quarter
Akron Public Schools announce automotive training center in cooperation with Bridgestone
Japan Automobile Tyre Manufacturers Association increases its tire demand forecast
Global liquid silicone rubber market forecast to reach $2.11 billion by 2025
China's production of injection molding machines forecast to grow annually at 5 percent through 2022

Monday, July 30, 2018
Bridgestone announces $12 million expansion for its Bloomington, IL plant
Japan's rubber industry sees robust demand for raw materials
PolyOne announces second quarter results
Continentalís Supervisory Board approves one of the largest organizational changes in the companyís history
EU and Japan sign agreement dropping rubber product tariffs

Friday, July 27, 2018
Hexpol Compounding - Burton Rubber Processing honored with 2018 Top Workplaces award
Myanmar to open a central rubber market in 2019
Rep Corporation relocates corporate headquarters to Kodak, TN
Huntsman to expand polyurethane division in South America
Book of the Day: USA Rubber & Tire Industry Patents 2015-2017

Thursday, July 26, 2018
Freudenberg Sealing Technologies CEO to discuss industry disruption at CAR MBS conference
Alpha Technologies launches automated production floor testing solution
Davis-Standard to host extrusion seminar in October
Alliance Rubber adds custom silicone profile extrusion to production capabilities
Goodyear to test tire components in space

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Global market for rubber sheets forecast to reach $4.99 billion by 2023
Teknor Apex appoints Sachin Sakhalkar as vice president for TPEs
Davis-Standard introduces DS Activ-Check for continuous extruder monitoring
U.S. silicone medical market forecast to reach $363 million by 2022
Rep international celebrated its 111th anniversary

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Basic silicone market forecast to reach $11.2 billion by 2025
Cooper Tire to announce second quarter results August 6
China's production of injection molding machines forecast to grow 5 percent annually through 2022
India's natural rubber production declines, while consumption increases
Long time Rep Corporation president Tim Graham assuming new role at company
TARRC celebrates 80th anniversary

Monday, July 23, 2018
Goodyear to report second quarter 2018 financial results
Lanxess plans to invest $580 million in expanding North American operations
Bridgestone to use driverless vehicles for tire road tests
Sumitomo Rubberís Falken brand to release a new series of studless winter tires
Global rubber diaphragm market forecast to reach $500 million by 2025

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