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Recent Latex News

  • Omnova hopes move sparks rebound

    By: Rachel Abbey McCafferty, Crain's Cleveland Business Oct 28, 2014

    BEACHWOOD, Ohio—The recent move to new headquarters in Beachwood will represent a fresh start for Omnova Solutions Inc., said Kevin McMullen, chairman, president and CEO.

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  • Cooper builds tires made with guayule rubber

    Oct 22, 2014

    FINDLAY, Ohio—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has completed tire builds using rubber derived from guayule plants and new guayule related materials and is currently putting the tires to the test.

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  • Trinseo realigns divisions, executive roles

    Oct 17, 2014

    BERWYN, Pa.—Trinseo S.A., formerly known as Styron L.L.C., is realigning its business divisions, creating two new business groups—Performance Materials and Basic Plastics and Feedstocks, and changing roles for some top executives.

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  • Sinochem Rubber begins trials for China factory

    Oct 17, 2014

    HAINAN, China—Hainan Sinochem Rubber, a subsidiary of Sinochem Group based in Danzhou, Hainan province, recently started trial runs for its second factory and expects full operation in October, according to the company.

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  • Bridgestone exec talks climate change

    Oct 15, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Bridgestone Corp. long has been at the forefront of working on environmental issues, and a Bridgestone Americas Inc. executive helped hammer home that approach during the keynote speech of the ACS Rubber Division's International Elastomer Conference.

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