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The Month in Review - Past 30 Days

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Sid Richardson Carbon announces price increase on all carbon black products
Goodyear and Bridgestone's joint venture TireHub set to begin operations in July
Hoosier Racing Tire receives ISO 9001:2015 certification
PolyOne unveils the first-ever thermoplastic elastomer material able to resist blue jean staining
Global synthetic latex polymers market expected to reach $47.96 billion by 2026

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Nokian Tyres to increase production capacity for passenger tires at its Finland facility
ECG cables and ECG leadwire created with TPE, TPU and silicone market forecast to reach $1.75 billion by 2021
AdvantaPure completes BPOG standardized extractables testing on three of its silicone tubing products
Wacker Polymers announces price increase for vinyl acetate ethylene-based copolymer dispersions, dispersible polymer powders
Toyo Tire & Rubber develops aerodynamic simulation technology for tire flow design

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Zeon announces global price increase for thermoplastic elastomer and hydrocarbon resin
Kraiburg TPE responds to increasing demand for flame-retardant thermoplastic elastomers
Rubber additives processor PPS/Chempac acquired by Connecticut-based Rose Mill Company
Goodyear announces retirement of Laura Thompson, chief financial officer
Global chlorinated polyethylene market forecast to reach $890 million by 2025

Monday, June 18, 2018
Albemarle to attend Citi's Chemical Conference in London
Technobiz announces USA Rubber Training Week 2018 - 5th Edition
Trelleborg keeps robots on the move
Momentive launches next generation of thermally resistant silicone PSA
Myers Industries announces quarterly dividend

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

Thursday, June 14, 2018
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
Hankook Tire partners with Arlanxeo to develop high-performance synthetic rubber grades and applications

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

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Plastikos announced the construction of a new medical molding facility
Toledo Molding & Die plants to remain open after acquisition by Grammer AG
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
Huntsman Tecnoelastomeri unveiled new hot-cast elastomer machines at Utech

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

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

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

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

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

Monday, June 04, 2018
Michelin completes acquisition of Fenner PLC
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 10.1 billion
Goodyear expands mobility work with leading research center
USTMA releases statement on Trump administration decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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