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The Month in Review - Past 30 Days

Friday, June 15, 2018
Book of the Day - Rubber Extrusion Technology Short Course Notes
Kraton announces price increase for all Kraton HSBC polymers
Clariant completes Phase 3 of the EU regulation REACH
Continental unveils Port Plus compound for V.ply tires
Dow Performance Silicones adds two RTV silicone adhesives to the Dowsil line
Cabot increases prices on carbon black for the EMEA region

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Hankook Tire partners with Arlanxeo to develop high-performance synthetic rubber grades and applications
BASF invests in carbon recycling company LanzaTech
Arkema completes its third registration phase under REACH
DuPont to showcase Vamac ethylene acrylic elastomers at DKT 2018
China approves TSR 20 rubber futures on Shanghai futures exchange
Covestro LLC celebrates startup of thermoplastic polyurethane expansion in New Martinsville, WV

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Global silicone adhesives and sealants market projected to reach $6 billion by 2022
BFGoodrich hires Salesforce for digital marketing services
Sears expands list of stores to service tires purchased on Amazon
Asia's largest rubber expo to be held in Mumbai next year
Hankook presents all-weather tire Kinergy 4S≤
Nitrile butadiene rubber powder market forecast to reach $600 million by 2024

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Global market for liquid silicone rubber forecast at $ 7.9 billion by 2026
Falken Tyre to launch all season tire for vans and light trucks
Plastikos announced the construction of a new medical molding facility
Huntsman Tecnoelastomeri unveiled new hot-cast elastomer machines at Utech
Toledo Molding & Die plants to remain open after acquisition by Grammer AG

Monday, June 11, 2018
Regional tire manufacturing associations convene in Washington, D.C.
Orion is increasing prices for all rubber carbon black grades sold in the EMEA region
NuSil expert to speak at the 2018 Silicone Elastomers U.S. Summit
Continental Trackman XP rubber track has been awarded the German Innovation Award
Toyo Tire & Rubber develops technology for the simulation of tire aerodynamics
Desma USA integrates process automation with robotic systems for injection molding machinery

Friday, June 08, 2018
Smithers Rapra expert to share medical elastomers knowledge at U.S. summit
AAA study reveals worn tires put drivers at risk
Nokian Tyres breaks ground on test center in Spain
Book of the Day: USA Rubber & Tire Industry Patents 2015-2017
Engel to demonstrate three applications in elastomer processing at the German Rubber Conference in Nuremberg
Arkansas tire cord manufacturers request exemption from steel tariffs

Thursday, June 07, 2018
Denka develops high-performance elastomer Evolmer as an alternative to hydrogenated nitrile rubber
Kuraray raises prices on elastomers for all regions
Goodyear blimps to provide aerial coverage of NBA finals in Cleveland and Oakland
International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers elects Kuraray's Brian Chapman as President International
Liberia opens first wholly-owned rubber processing plant
Saint-Gobain Seals begins production of Rulon 123 stamped fluoropolymer parts at its Bangalore, India, facility

Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Maplan exhibits rubber injection molding combined with robotics and automation at Days of Technology N.A.
PolyOne Corporation announced the acquisition of PlastiComp
BASF to increase prices for certain polyalcohols, diols and derivatives in North America
Lewis-Goetz, EVCO House of Hose and Valley Rubber & Gasket rebranded as Eriks
Global market for synthetic rubber forecast to reach $45 billion by 2023
Worldwide styrenic block copolymers demand expected to grow 3.9 percent annually through 2022

Tuesday, June 05, 2018
BFGoodrich introduces its next-generation off-road tire, the Mud-Terrain T/A KM3
Bayer to complete acquisition of Monsanto, eliminate brand name
Michelin targets 2048 for tires to be made with 80% sustainable materials with 100% recyclability
Carnegie Mellon University researchers develop a new approach to optimize thermoplastic 3D printing
Bridgestone HosePower acquires hydraulic and industrial hose distributor Industrial Rubber Co.
Sun Tyre & Wheel Systems acquires STARCO Lanka Private Limited

Monday, June 04, 2018
Michelin completes acquisition of Fenner PLC
Goodyear expands mobility work with leading research center
Cooper Tire unveils the Discoverer AT3 family of tires
Global rubber processing chemicals market forecast to reach $7 billion by 2026
AkzoNobel sells Specialty Chemicals business to The Carlyle Group and GIC for Ä10.1 billion
USTMA releases statement on Trump administration decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum

Friday, June 01, 2018
Nordson Asymtek receives Innovation and Vision awards at Nepcon China
TARRC and Rubber Consultants announce Open Day on Wednesday, July 18
Hyundai to invest $388 million to build a plant in Alabama
Green, low rolling resistance tires market is projected to reach $104.23 billion by 2022
Book of the Day: Rubber & Tire Technology, Volume 1
Specialty Silicone Products supplies a nickel-aluminum silicone that provides EMI shielding, resists galvanic corrosion

Thursday, May 31, 2018
Global high-temperature elastomers market forecast to reach $14.9 billion by 2023
Arlanxeo's Keltan business hosts successful 2018 Innovation Challenge
Goodyear engages workforce through annual Global Week of Volunteering
Cooper Tire awards annual Roy V. Armes and Centennial scholarships
Continental celebrated one million tires measured with its Bluetooth-enabled digital inspection tool, ContiTrack2
Elastomers World Summits abstract deadline is tomorrow

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Industrial rubber market projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.6 percent through 2022
Global butyl rubber market forecast to reach $4.2 billion by 2025
Huntsman to build a new polyurethanes systems house in Dubai
Continental Tire the Americas recalls 655 Conti Hybrid HS3 tires
Swiss researchers develop elastic fiber filled with electrodes set to revolutionize smart clothes

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Coloplast U.S. launches silicone wound dressing for the health industry
Mitsui Chemicals increases market development efforts for metallocene-based EPDM
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory has developed and patented a transparent thermoplastic elastomer armor
BASF is exhibiting at UTECH Europe 2018
Lubrizol held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the start-up of its TPU capacity expansion in Avon Lake, Ohio
Grammer AG acquires Toledo Molding & Die Inc.

Monday, May 28, 2018
Higher oil prices boost natural rubber in India
Bridgestone combines rubber and resin to create a high strength rubber
Ford restarted production of F-150 after fire destroyed supplier facility
Elastomix to increase carbon masterbatch production in China
Ashland to increase the price of maleic anhydride sold in North America

Friday, May 25, 2018
Global polyurethane trends and innovations to be unveiled at UTECH Europe
Sea-Land Chemical and Chevron Phillips expand distribution relationship to include normal alpha olefins
Book of the day: Thermoplastic Elastomers
Bio-based polymers production capacity forecast to grow at 4 percent annually
Goodyear recognized by Subaru with the Excellent Performance Award

Thursday, May 24, 2018
International Rubber Conference 2019 announces call for papers
Smithers expands testing for rubber infill material commonly used in artificial turf
SPE Extrusion Minitec to be held Thursday, June 14, in Detroit, MI
Global demand for industrial rubber products is forecast to climb 6 percent through 2021
Dow Polyurethanes opens a systems house in the state of Maharashtra in India

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
USTMA, legislators urge Ohio House to pass unsafe used tire bill
Cabot Corporation to expand global carbon black capacity by over 300,000 metric tons
Denka develops elastomer for sealing and fiber processing
Global aircraft tire market forecast to expand at a CAGR of 4 percent through 2026
Goodyear is encouraging drivers to check their tires during National Tire Safety Week

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Kuraray America's Pasadena, TX, facility fire sends 21 employees to hospital
Cooper kicks off National Tire Safety Week with Tread Wisely campaign for teens
Global butyl rubber market is forecast to grow at a 4.7 percent CAGR through 2025
USTMA: #KnowYourRoll is the National Tire Safety Week theme
Carnegie Mellon researchers develop electrical conducting, elastomer based self-healing material

Monday, May 21, 2018
Global polyols market forecast to reach $34 billion by 2022
Redwood Plastics and Rubber appoints Angela Rodenburgh vice president of sales and marketing
GRI served as silver sponsor of the World Rubber Summit 2018
Denka to increase chloroprene rubber production by 10,000 tons
Toyo Tire to launch premium tire for SUVs

Friday, May 18, 2018
American Tire Distributors Inc. struggles after Goodyear defection
USTMA to roll out National Tire Safety Week May 21 to 28
MonTech to present at Maplanís Days of Technology in South Elgin, IL
Apollo Tyres tops JD Power survey on India Tyre Customer Satisfaction Index

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