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Erin joined the Rubber & Plastics News staff in May 2016, bringing more than 10 years of journalism experience and a background in social media to her role.
Prior to joining the team at Crain, she was editor of The Suburbanite and affiliated publications in Canton, Ohio, overseeing a staff of 17 writers and three photographers and managing content for two weekly and one biweekly publication.
She also previously served as an education and general assignments writer for The Independent (2005-13) in Massillon, Ohio. She began her career as part-time sports writer for The Repository in Canton.
CLEVELAND—During a one-day workshop, held ahead of the International Elastomer Conference, the Women of the Rubber Division's WORDs Matter seminar helped to empower women by giving them the resources, know-how and networking opportunities that would allow them to grow in their careers.
Thanksgiving Day is nearly here. Of course, the day belongs to the modest turkey, but the rubber industry gets its time to shine earlier in the day when the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade steps off, complete with larger-than-life balloons.
CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio—There is plenty of room for growth in the hose industry, especially with the adoption of autonomous and electric automotive technology. These growth opportunities were at the forefront of the Hose Manufacturers Conference, which returned to Ohio Nov. 12.
Some of the silicone industry's best ambassadors can be found in unlikely places: Playgrounds, school car pool lanes and grocery store check out lines. That's because few understand how important silicone products are to everyday life like parents.