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Zochem names Univar Solutions distributor of the year

  2/23/2021 - Dickson, TN - Zochem has awarded Univar Solutions Inc. its Distributor of the Year Award for 2020. Univar Solutions has been a Zochem distribution partner for over 20 years and has earned this award for going above and beyond Zochem’s expectations for sales growth and customer service. Ed Smith, Zochem vice president of sales and marketing, added that, “We are especially pleased to honor Univar Solutions as the Zochem Distributor of the Year. Univar Solutions is a leading global chemical and ingredients distributor and provider of value-added services that works with top tier suppliers worldwide.” Univar Solutions helps Zochem reach virtually all of Zochem’s target market with a centralized platform for market intelligence, experienced technical personnel, and sales and customer service staff. “Univar Solutions is much more than a distributor. They have proven to be a true partner and helped enhance our ability to serve our customers. Their industry knowledge, customer orientation and close collaboration with our specialists have benefited everyone,” said Ed Smith, Zochem vice president of sales and marketing. In accepting the award, Don Newman, senior product leader for Univar Solutions, pointed to the strength of the relationship as a factor helping to drive Zochem product sales.

Friday, March 5, 2021

Twin Cities Rubber Group announces free virtual technical meeting on HNBR curing - click to expand

Milestar introduces Weatherguard AS710 Sport all-season tire - click to expand

USW denounces Giti Tire for laying off 100 workers in South Carolina - click to expand

Goodyear, EASE Logistics create pilot program for cloud based tire technology - click to expand

Smithers moves into new building in Suzhou, China, expanding it tire, wheel and product testing operations - click to expand

Goodyear announces leadership changes to coincide with acquisition of Cooper Tire - click to expand

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Global adhesive and sealant market forecast at $83 billion by 2026 - click to expand

Rubber and tire industry webinars organized by KnowHow Webinars - click to expand

Smithers cancels planned corporate headquarters move - click to expand

Specialty Silicone Products announces EMI silicones for ADAS and advanced automotive applications - click to expand

Rubber Division extends deadline for scholarship applications - click to expand

Wacker Polymers announces global price increase for dispersions, resins and dispersible polymer powders - click to expand

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Cabot expands capabilities at Malaysian manufacturing facility - click to expand

U.S manufacturing activity increases 2.1 percent in February - click to expand

Gelest founder Barry Arkles elected to National Academy of Engineering - click to expand

Michelin announces price increase for Michelin, BFGoodrich and Uniroyal passenger and light truck tires - click to expand

Federal district judge dismisses lawsuit against Denka Performance Elastomer in Louisiana - click to expand

USTMA forecasts increased tire shipments for 2021 - click to expand

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

KraussMaffei is selling its subsidiary, KraussMaffei Austria, to Luger GmbH - click to expand

Michelin launches Pilot Sport EV tire for electric sport vehicles - click to expand

ARPM announces 2021 Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Summit - click to expand

Global rubber molding market size expected to reach $51.42 billion by 2026 - click to expand

BFGoodrich Tires launches Advantage Control tire for passenger cars, crossovers and minivans - click to expand

Cooper Tire recalls more than 430,000 light truck tires in the U.S. - click to expand

Monday, March 1, 2021

Arburg releases 2020 sustainability report - click to expand

Goldsmith & Eggleton introduces raw materials handling line - click to expand

Andrew Alaya promoted to Davis-Standard vice president, aftermarket sales - click to expand

Goodyear names Christopher P. Helsel senior vice president, global operations and chief technology officer - click to expand

Arkema reports full year 2020 financial results - click to expand

Bridgestone, Arlanxeo and Solvay co-develop Techsyn tire technology - click to expand

Market Reports

Medical grade silicone tube market forecast at $18.5 billion by 2027 - click to expand

U.S manufacturing activity increases 2.1 percent in February - click to expand

Global adhesive and sealant market forecast at $83 billion by 2026 - click to expand

Global rubber molding market size is expected to reach $51.42 billion by 2026 - click to expand

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