There's more than one way to construct a company legacy. After building a strong one for more than a century, Stockwell Elastomerics has taken a step toward a new identity at the Philadelphia-based maker of silicone goods.
President Biden has been clear about his vision for the country and the policies he will pursue in areas such as infrastructure, climate, sustainability and foreign relations—all spaces with the potential for major impacts on the tire, rubber and related sectors.
As I write this column, I'm the only person here at the Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, office of Crain Communications, which is supposed to house most of the staff members of Rubber & Plastics News and our sister publication, Tire Business.
While there seemingly is so much activity going on with regard to sustainability, it's sad to see that there has been some backsliding in the recycling of scrap tires, one of the most basic ways to achieve progress and success in sustainability.