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  • Dymax receives two U.S. patents

    TORRINGTON, Conn.—Dymax has been awarded two patents that cover adhesive and coating compositions by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

  • Goodyear gets 'Freedom Award'

    AKRON—For the ways in which Goodyear works to support military service men and women and their families, the tire maker has received the 2016 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.

  • Emulsion SBR manufacturers seek antidumping relief

    WASHINGTON—Lion Elastomers and East-West Copolymers have filed a petition with the International Trade Commission, requesting antidumping relief from emulsion styrene-butadiene rubber imports from Poland, Mexico and South Korea.

  • Groups endorse bill to soften OT rule

    WASHINGTON—The National Federation of Independent Business and the National Retail Federation have endorsed a bill that would soften the impact to small businesses of the Labor Department's new overtime pay rule. The bill, sponsored by Rep....

  • AAM touts convention presence

    CLEVELAND—Promoting the issues important to American manufacturing is imperative in this election cycle, according to an article by the president of the Alliance for American Manufacturing.

  • TIA, RMA oppose California scrap tire subsidy bill

    SACRAMENTO—The Tire Industry Association and the Rubber Manufacturers Association are opposing a California state bill that would perpetuate subsidy payments to end-users of scrap tire-derived products. California Assembly Bill 1239 was...

  • Auto-related issues top complaint list

    WASHINGTON—Auto-related complaints lead the Top 10 list of most common consumer concerns in 2015, according to the latest annual report from the Consumer Federation of America. Issues that drove U.S. motorists crazy in 2015 included...

  • Buying habits hinder efforts to meet fuel standards

    WASHINGTON—Auto makers are developing and commercializing new technology rapidly to meet the federal government's fuel economy and emissions reduction standards for model years 2022-25, according to a draft technical assessment report....