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  • Bridgestone appoints two in South Carolina

    Aug 12, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Bridgestone Americas Inc. has made two appointments to plant leadership at its operations in Aiken County, S.C.

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  • Firm hires 6 to bolster staff

    Aug 11, 2014

    CERRITOS, Calif.—R.D. Abbott Co. Inc. has hired six employees since April. The firm appointed Doug Bower as director of account management; Tom Jenkins as senior product manager; Jim Ryan and Dave Carrell as account managers; Jose Elias as lab technician; and Dulce Sanchez as document...

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  • IISRP's McGraw to retire mid-year 2015

    Aug 07, 2014

    HOUSTON—James McGraw, managing director and CEO of the International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers, will retire from those positions next June 30, which is the end of the IISRP's current fiscal year.

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  • Lanxess to consolidate business units

    Aug 06, 2014

    COLOGNE—Lanxess A.G. said it is systematically pressing ahead with its realignment, unveiling a three-phase program that ultimately will result in the consolidation of 14 business units to 10, effective in 2015.

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  • Apollo names chief technology officer

    Jul 31, 2014

    ENSCHEDE, Netherlands—Apollo Tyres Ltd. has appointed Seshu Bhagavathula as its new chief technology officer.

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  • Executive action

    Jul 28, 2014

    Goodyear names Schnepf VP of communication AKRON—Goodyear has named Kristina Schnepf vice president of communication for its North America business unit. Schnepf joined Goodyear from Dow Chemical Co. in Midland, Mich., where she spent 22 years in positions of increasing responsibility in...

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