The Rubber Manufacturers Association cancels its annual meeting in April near St. Augustine, Fla., in reaction to the poor economy.
Hidde Smit, secretary-general of the International Rubber Study Group, prepares to leave his post as planned on Jan. 1, 2010.
The ACS Rubber Division and the Tire Society sign a pact that might result in the division administering the society, with possible other collaboration by the Akron-based groups.
The International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers celebrates its 50th anniversary by meeting in New York City, site of the group's first conference.
The Rubber Manufacturers Association complains about an item on the Turfgrass Producers International's Web site that condemns crumb rubber turf.
The ACS Rubber Division marks its 100th anniversary throughout the year, with special events at its spring and fall meetings.
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