Breadcrumb Home 50th Anniversary 50th Anniversary A look at the rubber industry in the 2000s A look at the most important events from the rubber industry during the 2000s. 50th Anniversary Kennedy: Branching out crucial in tire industry Ron Kennedy's career included 17 years at Firestone and Bridgestone, 19 years at Hankook and six at the Center for Tire Research. 50th Anniversary 5 for 50: Lessons learned in medical, post-COVID While there were failures in the health care industry—namely in supply and infrastructure—there were triumphant successes as medical elastomer companies stepped up PPE production and pharmaceutical companies produced effective vaccines. 50th Anniversary A look at the rubber industry in the 1980s A look at the most important events from the rubber industry during the 1980s, beginning with a devastating recession. 50th Anniversary Mousseau: To thrive in rubber industry, ‘You have to be flexible' Over the past 40-plus years, Ric Mousseau has moved in different spheres but he's never stopped embracing change and new technology. 50th Anniversary Potts' passion for industry knows no bounds Research and development is the interface of academia and industry, Jerry Potts said. 50th Anniversary Thomas: People are the rubber industry's heart, soul Looking at the rubber industry, it's easy to see the business, from the global manufacturing giants to the tiny custom mixers. Leonard Thomas saw more than that. 50th Anniversary 5 for 50: 5 iconic commercials that stick with you From Michelin babies to Carl Lewis in high heels, the rubber industry has made its mark in the advertising world. 50th Anniversary French: Learn something every day The third-generation leader at his family-owned firm, says he still is in learning mode after more than 50 years on the job. 50th Anniversary DeCamp: 'Stick-to-it attitude' vital in business The 2011 Rubber & Plastics News Executive of the Year has remained steadfast in his resolve through difficult times Load More SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTERS Daily Newsmail Breaking News Rubber in Automotive Silicone News Latex News Most Read Stories Data Store K Show News RN Events RN Webinars and Livestreams EMAIL ADDRESS Please enter a valid email address. Please enter your email address. Please verify captcha. Please select at least one newsletter to subscribe.