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2016 ITEC Tire Manufacturing

ITEC Again Surpasses High Expectations

If you were unable to attend, you missed a lot!  The show floor sold out – there were 101 booths. Exhibitors and speakers alike came from throughout the world to participate. Attendee registration climbed from 2014 attendance and onsite registrations continued even through the last day of the show.  The 70+ presentations in the technical program included Unit Operations Workshops covering Tire Materials, Modeling, Heavy Machinery, Consumer Information, Testing, Production Processes, a Recycling Workshop and a special group of programs celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Banbury® Mixer. 

The presentations are available for purchase in the Rubber & Plastics News Data Store.  Learn more about the conference on the website.

Many thanks to our ITEC attendees, speakers, exhibitors and sponsors - we couldn’t have had such a great show without your support. We look forward to seeing you again in 2018.

2016 International Silicone Conference

The 2016 International Silicone Conference is over.  The conference was very successful, with a pronounced increase in attendees and exhibitors, a program praised for both it's breadth and technical content, and excellent networking opportunities.  Plan to join industry experts at the next International Silicone Conference, being held in 2018. 

2015 Hose Manufacturers Conference

Thank you for your interest in the Hose Manufacturers Conference, which was held November 11-12 at the Hilton Akron-Fairlawn.  The Conference, which was jointly organized by Rubber & Plastics News and Continental ContiTech, had a large group of attendees to hear presentations from industry leaders.   Get details on all the programs and speakers on the website, then plan to attend in 2017!


2015 ITEC In Focus: Testing Innovations

ITEC In Focus:  Testing Innovations is over!  Under the guidance of conference Chairman Harold Herzlich, the inaugural program was excellent, covering the vital area of testing of materials, design and processes in the tire manufacturing industry.  Attendees reported that they were returning to their facilities with greater knowledge and fresh ideas.  We hope you will join us for the next ITEC In Focus in 2017, and save the dates for the full 2016 International Tire Exhibition & conference, September 13, 14 & 15 at the John S. Knight Center in Akron, OH.

2015 International Latex Conference

The 2015 International Latex Conference is over!  Conference Chairman Jim Finn, President of Akron Dispersions, put together a diverse program full of cutting-edge presentations, as well as a great new interactive special program.  This Rubber & Plastics News event was organized jointly with Akron Dispersions.  Please join us at the next International Latex Conference in 2017.  We will look forward to seeing you there!