25 years ago—Oct. 20, 1975
H. Webster Day of DuPont's Elastomer Chemicals Department is elected chairman-elect of the ACS Rubber Division during the group's meeting in New Orleans.
Earl L. Warrick of Dow Corning Corp. is announced as the recipient of the 1976 Charles Goodyear Medal at the Rubber Division session for his work with silicones.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issues tougher proposed regulations for worker exposure to toluene and 11 other toxic chemicals widely used in rubber and plastics production.
10 years ago—Oct. 15, 1990
Lord Corp.'s William J. Hines is elected chairman-elect of the ACS Rubber Division during the fall meeting in Washington.
Edwin J. Vandenberg, retired Hercules Inc. polymer scientist whose work resulted in several important commercial developments, wins the ACS Rubber Division's 1991 Charles Goodyear Medal.
The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists announces their intentions to change its classification of MOCA from A2—a suspected carcinogen—to A1—a confirmed carcinogen.
Five years ago—Oct. 16, 1995
J. Marshall Dean III of Harwick Chemical Corp. wins the chairman-elect post during voting at the ACS Rubber Division's fall meeting and expo in Cleveland.
Siegried Wolff, noted for his work with carbon black while at Degussa A.G., is named as the 1996 recipient of the Rubber Division's Charles Goodyear Medal.
Groupe Michelin reveals plans to build two plants in France incorporating the firm's revolutionary C3M flexible manufacturing process.