RDAbbott has named Jason Huff, a rubber and plastics industry professional with 20+ years of experience, as Senior Account Manager for the Midwestern United States. From research and development to global technical service and providing value-added solutions, Huff has exceled in a variety of roles and brings extensive knowledge of polymer molding and processing—including specific expertise in polymer-to-substrate adhesives and mold release agents.
Cancarb Limited has released a new video that demonstrates its commitment to its local community of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cancarb employees and retirees volunteered to distribute food to local families in need, proving that #CancarbCares is far more than a social media hashtag.
RDAbbott has signed a new distribution agreement with 3M to expand its distribution of 3M Advanced Materials to Canada. This new agreement will be facilitated and managed locally by RDAbbott’s Canadian division, RDAbbott Canada, Ltd., based out of Burlington, Ontario, in the Greater Toronto Area. The agreement became effective on July 1, 2021, and covers fluoroelastomers; perfluoroelastomers; and FKM curatives and process aids.
RDAbbott will reconnect with customers and colleagues at the International Elastomers Conference (IEC) hosted by the Rubber Division, ACS in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from October 4 to 6 in Booth 1933. Members of the RDAbbott team will highlight the company’s capabilities and those of its supplier partners.
RDAbbott will present “Essentials of LSR Materials and Processing” at Molding 2021, a conference that is widely recognized as the most important forum for technical information and business conditions in the injection molding industry. Rick Ziebell, Vice President of Technology and Technical Fellow will deliver RDAbbott’s presentation about liquid silicone rubber (LSR) on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (ET) as part of the LSR Molding – Auxiliary Equipment Breakout track.
RDAbbott is an organizer, sponsor, and exhibitor for LSR 2021, the premiere conference about liquid silicone rubber (LSR). This year’s event is scheduled for September 13–16, 2021, in Schaumburg, Illinois, and will include technical presentations by RDAbbott and three of its supplier partners: Dow, Parker LORD, and DuPont. Together with Dow, RDAbbott will exhibit and co-sponsor the lanyards and event.
Cancarb Limited has been awarded a platinum sustainability rating from EcoVadis, a global provider of scorecards for corporate and environmental sustainability. Cancarb’s new rating indicates that the company is in the top 1% of its industry for the sustainable production of carbon black, which is added to thermoplastics and can contribute color, opacity, electrical resistivity, and protection from ultra-violet degradation.
RDAbbott will advance elastomers that are revolutionizing automotive lighting and hydrogen fuel system technologies at the 2021 virtual Rubber in Automotive Conference. RDAbbott will sponsor an Ask the Expert session, share the results of technical research through a partner presentation, and engage event participants as a virtual exhibitor. The Rubber in Automotive Conference is sponsored by Rubber & Plastics News and scheduled for June 1 to 3.
RDAbbott will help power a Rubber & Plastics News (RPN) livestream called “Silicone 2021: An Unsettled Market with Unlimited Applications” on May 20 at 2:00 PM (ET). RDAbbott’s John Carroll, a 50-year industry veteran known as the “Godfather of Silicone,” will participate in the one-hour panel discussion and question-and-answer session. At a time when silicone prices are rising and silicone applications keep increasing, Carroll and other members of the expert panel will offer valuable insights about market trends, the virtues of silicones, as well as future business opportunities.
RDAbbott will reconnect with customers and colleagues at the Spring Technical Meeting for Rubber Division, ACS on Tuesday, April 27, and Wednesday, April 28. RDAbbott will attend technical meetings and share tabletop exhibits at this hybrid event, which will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton, Cleveland Rockside, in Independence, Ohio. Last year’s in-person spring meeting was canceled because of the coronavirus.