CARY, N.C.—Lord Corp. is hosting the International Rubber Journey 2014, to be held May 28-29 at the Mexico Daly Airport in Mexico City, Mexico.
The seminars will feature international speakers and scientists in the rubber-to-metal adhesion industry.
Among the subjects to be discussed are new trends in the rubber industry, along with discussions on in adhesives and coatings; vibration, motion and noise control; and magnetically responsive technologies. Topics to be presented include metal pre-treatment; coatings and adhesive application; rubber formulation for a safer tomorrow; and new products for the rubber-to-metal industry. The event features best practices seminars for the molding process and rubber lining.
Todd Wallis, global market manager for automotive adhesives and coatings at Lord, said based on forecasts, Mexico is expected to increase its automotive product production nearly 50 percent, as several original equipment manufacturers, such as Volkswagen, Nissan, Mazda and Honda, have either built new facilities or added manufacturing capacity there recently.
“The International Rubber Journey 2014 will help Mexican companies prepare for success and strengthen their relationship with industry leaders, while learning about new trends in the rubber industry,” he said.
For more information or to register for the International Rubber Journey 2014, go to www.internationalrubberjourney.com.
Lord Corp., headquartered in Cary, manufactures adhesives, coatings, motion management devices and sensing technologies. It employs 2,900 in 25 countries, and reported 2012 revenues in excess of $860 million.