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NAHAD announces continuation of current board members for an additional year

  5/22/2020 - Annapolis, MD - The Association for Hose and Accessories Distribution announced the continuation of the current board members’ term for an additional year. The decision was voted upon at the first-ever virtual meeting of members, held May 13, in lieu of NAHAD’s traditional in-person meeting. For the first time in its history, NAHAD was forced to cancel its 2020 Annual Meeting and Convention due to COVID-19 and the worldwide pandemic. As a result, the board put forth a recommendation to continue terms for one more year, with terms expiring instead in April 2021. “I might be biased, but NAHAD membership is comprised of some of the best companies in the world,” said Sam Petillo, NAHAD president. “The partnership between the board and committee members who volunteer their own time to develop NAHAD’s organization is integral to its success. The board is a passionate group of manufacturers and distributors who work to provide reliable, safe, quality products to the industry.” NAHAD’s board of directors provides strategic oversight, leadership and vision to develop programs and services that benefit hose distributors and manufacturers around the world. The NAHAD board is comprised of industry leaders with various backgrounds and a wide range of expertise who serve as leaders to the full NAHAD membership. NAHAD’s 2020 board do directors who now will serve through 2021 include: Sam Petillo of Singer Equities, NAHAD president; Jeff Scheininger of Flexline, NAHAD first vice president; Jason Westad of Force America, NAHAD second vice president; Karen Brandvold of Omni Services, Inc., NAHAD immediate past-president; Molly Alton Mullins of NAHAD, NAHAD executive vice president; David Heckler of Alliance Hose & Rubber Company; Andrew Smulski of Eaton Corporation; Brian Pellegrin of Spartan Industrial & Marine; Christopher N. Hart of Hart Industries, Inc.; Brent J. Lilly of PT; Susanna Vandenberg of Flexaust; and Janeece Higgins of Alaska Rubber Group; Dion Gunderson of Dixon Valve & Coupling; and Jim Daniels of Mid-States Sales, Inc.

Friday, January 22, 2021

Guill Tool & Engineering rolls out new website - click to expand

NovationSi and Zeon develop novel electrically conductive silicone compounds - click to expand

Hankook Tire selected as original equipment for Audi RS Q8 - click to expand

North America tire market forecast at $90 billion by 2025 - click to expand

Book of the day: Thermoplastic Elastomers - click to expand

Dunlop Motorcycle Tires announces price increase for U.S. and Canada - click to expand

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Bostik invests in joint venture with Cartell Chemical for development of engineering adhesives - click to expand

Bridgestone and NRGene announce sequence and assembly of guayule genome - click to expand

Freudenberg Medical expands U.S. molding operations - click to expand

Global silicone surfactants market forecast at $3.3 billion by 2026 - click to expand

Safic-Alcan further extends partnership with Arkema molecular sieves - click to expand

Cabot Corporation receives platinum rating for its sustainability efforts from EcoVadis - click to expand

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

GRI initiates phase 2 for the largest specialty tire plant in Sri Lanka - click to expand

Call for abstracts issued for 2021 International Elastomer Conference - click to expand

ExxonMobil introduces new Santoprene integrated thermoplastic vulcanizate - click to expand

Henkel expands collaboration with InterPRO for 3D application development - click to expand

Greenergy invests in advanced biofuels project - click to expand

German and International Rubber Conference 2021 postponed due to COVID-19 - click to expand

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Wallace Instruments partners with ACE Products & Consulting LLC - click to expand

Lux Research names top five technologies disrupting the chemicals and materials industry - click to expand

Endurica named winner of the 2020 Tibbetts Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration - click to expand

Polyurethanes Technical Conference set to resume in Denver, CO, October 4 - click to expand

BKT renews its sponsorship for all competitions organized by Curling Canada - click to expand

Greenergy opts for Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology - click to expand

Monday, January 18, 2021

General Silicones announces solution for using hot-melt adhesives with silicone rubber - click to expand

Biesterfeld receives distribution rights for Denka acrylate rubbers - click to expand

Rubber Division, ACS, promotes rubber groups and technical organizations - click to expand

Apollo inaugurates specialized service center for tires in India - click to expand

TechnoBiz announces research webinar on Future Applications of Natural Rubber - click to expand

Harwick Standard announces retirement of Daniel Davis - click to expand

Market Reports

Rubber-internal mixer market will register a 0.3% CAGR through 2025 - click to expand

North America tire market forecast at $90 billion by 2025 - click to expand

Global silicone surfactants market forecast at $3.3 billion by 2026 - click to expand

Global Off the Road (OTR) Tire Market is expected to be around 4 percent through 2025 - click to expand

Global Automotive Tires Market to reach $575 billion by 2025 - click to expand

Global carbon black market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 4.4 percent through 2026 - click to expand

Global rubber gloves market size is expected to reach $22.1 billion by 2027 - click to expand

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