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  • Sydney Lamb of Nitta Corp.

    Nov 03, 2014

    Nitta rep Sydney Lamb of Nitta Corp. of America was on hand at her company's booth during the NIBA convention expo to discuss the company's latest offerings and handle other questions dealing with Nitta.

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  • Ready for the meeting

    Nov 03, 2014

    Ready for the meeting Scott Baarstad (left) of Akrochem Corp. meets with Tony Hall of Western Reserve Chemical Corp. early on the first day of the ACS Rubber Division International Elastomer Conference and Rubber Expo, held in Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 14-16....

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  • East West copolymer executives

    Nov 03, 2014

    Larry Harris (left), research and development/QC lab manager, and Gregory N. Nelson, chairman and CEO, represented East West Copolymer at the ACS Rubber Division International Elastomer Conference and Rubber Expo in Nashville, Tenn.

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  • Quarterly results: Goodyear, Titan, Michelin

    Nov 03, 2014

    AKRON—Despite a drop in net earnings and sales for the third quarter, Goodyear boosted its segment operating income 21 percent to a record $520 million. Goodyear's third-quarter net income slipped 3 percent to $161 million on a 6-percent drop in sales to $4.7 billion for the third quarter, ...

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  • ACS Rubber Division scenes

    Nov 03, 2014

    Division scenes The ACS Rubber Division held its International Elastomer Conference and Rubber Expo Oct. 14-16 in Nashville, Tenn. The meeting drew 2,740 total attendees, including 490 for the technical sessions. At left, John Deputy (right) of Americas International gives Jiri...

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  • Products

    Nov 03, 2014

    Sick Inc. has launched its CLV610 fixed-mount 1D bar code scanners for warehouse and distribution center applications.The CLV610 is a compact, industrial, laser-based scanner that Sick said is ideal for short reading distances with a large reading field height. Using Sick's SOPAS configuration...

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  • Executive action

    Nov 03, 2014

    Apollo names exec to lead Europe, Americas units KOCHI, India—India's Apollo Tyres Ltd. has hired Mathias Heimann, a one-time adviser to Continental A.G., to oversee its business interests in Europe and the Americas and to be CEO of Apollo Vredestein B.V., Apollo's manufacturing and sales...

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  • Detroit Rubber Group sets speakers

    Nov 03, 2014

    DETROIT—Executives from Zeon Chemicals L.P., Dow Corning Corp. and the ACS Rubber Division are among the speakers at the Detroit Rubber Group's fall technical meeting. The session will be held Nov. 18 from noon to 4 p.m. at Pasquale's Restaurant, 31555 Woodward Ave., in Royal Oak, Mich....

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  • GCE partners with Liberty

    Nov 03, 2014

    HOUSTON—Global Clean Energy Inc., a waste-to-energy alternative fuels company, has signed a long-term agreement with Liberty Tire Recycling for Liberty Tire to provide tire chips as feedstock for a pending pyrolysis facility. “The supply agreement allows GCE to move forward with their...

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  • Higgins named president, consumer tire

    Nov 03, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Bridgestone Amer--icas Tire Operations has hired T.J. Higgins as president of the Consumer U.S. and Canada division, effective Nov. 3. Higgins succeeds Gordon Knapp, who became chief operating officer of Bridgestone Americas in March. He brings more than 20 years of...

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