AKRON—Rubber & Plastics News has made two changes to its editorial staff. Bruce Davis returned to the publication's Akron staff from Frankfurt, Germany, and Mike McNulty has joined the newspaper as a copy editor.
Previously, Davis worked in Frankfurt as European reporter for RPN and three other Crain Communications Inc. publications: Tire Business, Urethanes Technology and European Rubber Journal.
He started with Crain Communications in 1980 as an assistant editor for Rubber & Plastics News. He then served as the first managing editor of Tire Business. Davis moved to Frankfurt in 1985 and has traveled to 19 countries to report on tires, rubber and urethanes.
For RPN in Akron, Davis will coordinate the newspaper's international coverage through a network of foreign correspondents. As special projects editor, he also will compile data for RPN's annual Rankings and Global Tire Report issues.
McNulty served as an editor/writer at ``Stark Magazine'' in Canton, Ohio, from 1989 to 1998. Before that, he was an editor/writer for the Sun Newspapers chain in Cleveland.