The Rubber Division’s last WORD Conversation of the year to feature Kim Dempsey-Miller

The Rubber Division, ACS would like you to join them for their last WORD Conversations event of the year on November 17th 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. ET with featured guest Kim Dempsey-Miller. The 2021 Chair (only the 2nd woman to hold this position) will prove to be a valuable woman to learn from as you hear about how she always works to achieve her goal to inspire, encourage and support those who will follow. WORD Conversations provide the women of our industry the opportunity to learn from others, have some conversations, share experiences, give/get advice and network. Each hour-long online event includes a conversation with an inspirational woman followed by a breakout room session for attendees to participate in networking and Q&A.   This event will be held via Microsoft Teams and registration is free

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Hankook Tire helps Volkswagen set Guinness World Record for the longest journey by electric car

Hankook Tire has successfully completed the “Volkswagen ID.4: Great Roadshow through the U.S.” with its electric vehicle-specific tire Kinergy AS EV. The tour team has newly set a Guinness World Records title for the longest journey by electric car (non-solar) in a single country with an EV, breaking the previous record set in 2019

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Elmet’s new all-electric cold runner maximizes LSR injection molding

ELMET’s new all-electric SMARTshot E valve gate cold runner system has servo-driven nozzle needles to maximize flexibility, precision and controllability when injecting two-component liquid silicone rubbers (LSR) into multi-cavity molds. It complements ELMET’s range of SMARTshot Liquid Injection Molding (LIM) cold runners which also includes a pneumatic version, the model P, and a hybrid version with pneumatic needle movement and electrical stroke adjustment, the model PE

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Global silicone and silane market forecast at $27 billion by 2030

The Global Silicone and Silane Market size is estimated to be USD 15.98 billion in 2019 and is predicted to reach USD 27.62 billion by 2030 with a CAGR of 5.1% from 2020-2030. Silicone is a polymer consist of hydrogen, carbon and other chemicals and used as resin, grease, oil and other in various industries such as automobile, construction, medical, electronics and others. Silane is an organic compound consists of multiple or single silicon carbon bond and it is produced by reaction of silica sand with magnesium in the presence of hydrochloric acid. Silane helps in the binding of two compounds together in different industries.

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Communica joins Hercules Tires and Team Liquid to create first ever Hercules Tires Esports Invitational Series

The phrase “skin in the game” takes on a whole new meaning as full-service integrated marketing communications firm Communica is partnering with its client, Hercules Tires, as well as Team Liquid and Rocket League to present the first Hercules Tires Esports Invitational Series, a new esports competition. Esports has become a major entertainment vehicle, with an estimated 250 million players and spectators around the world.

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RDAbbott opens NovationSi headquarters and Northeast Ohio materials science and logistics hub

R.D. Abbott Co., Inc. (RDAbbott) recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the headquarters for NovationSi, its manufacturing subsidiary, at 25 Foundation Place in Barberton, Ohio. The 127,126 sq. ft. facility is also the Northeast hub for RDAbbott, a materials science, engineering, and distribution company that is advancing rubber technologies and connecting customers with the best products and services. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Friday, October 8, 2021, at 8:30 AM and followed by guided tours

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Rubber molding market size is forecast to reach $52.0 billion by 2026

Rubber Molding Market  size is forecast to reach $52.0 billion by 2026, after growing at a CAGR of 5.0% during 2021-2026 according to IndustryARC. Physical attributes such as strength, stress and heat resistance, recyclability, flexibility, and ease moldability of rubber compounds are ideal components for rubber molding. Widespread application of rubber molding in healthcare, aerospace, automotive manufacturing, electronics, transportation, sports and recreation, EMI shielding and sound management, has been driven because of low energy usage and carbon footprint. Moreover, the synthetic rubber is getting used in numerous applications of healthcare industry because of its capabilities such as avoiding allergic reactions while transferring intravenous fluids

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