AKRON—Rubber & Plastics News has made two changes to its staff effective Jan. 1.
Sally Dietz will have expanded duties, while rubber industry veteran John Dick comes aboard as technical editor.
Dietz previously was assistant trade show manager for RPN, helping plan and coordinate the publication's various conferences, including the International Tire Exhibition & Conference, along with niche technical conferences focusing on the silicone, latex, hose and automotive industries.
Her new title is assistant events manager/editorial coordinator. Under that role, she also will be responsible for collecting the information for and coordinating the production of RPN's annual Rubber Directory & Buyers Guide.