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    Jan 26, 2015

    Dow Corning Corp. has expanded its construction offerings to a water-based 100-percent silicone air barrier system. Evaluated by the Air Barrier Association of America, Dow Corning said its Silicone Air Barrier System is a suite of compatible high-performance silicone tech-nologies designed to...

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  • Obama State of the Union speech draws varied reactions

    Jan 26, 2015

    WASHINGTON—President Obama's State of the Union address was either wonderful, despicable or somewhere in-between, depending on the viewpoints of various commenters. The president set forth his agenda in his annual speech before a joint session of Congress on Jan. 20. This agenda included new ...

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  • IRSG forecasts 1.8% rubber growth

    Jan 26, 2015

    SINGAPORE—Total world rubber demand will grow 1.8 percent in 2015 and 4.1 percent in 2016, according to the December 2014 issue of the World Rubber Industry Outlook available from the International Rubber Study Group. This forecast translates to demand of 29.1 million metric tons in 2015...

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  • RMA predicts small growth for tire shipments

    Jan 26, 2015

    WASHINGTON—Led by double-digit increases in original equipment and replacement truck tire shipments, overall U.S. tire shipments reached nearly 310 million units for 2014, or an improvement of about 4.7 percent over 2013, according to the Rubber Manufacturers Association. But the trade...

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