RDAbbott and Alpha Technologies, a leader in the design and manufacturing of advanced testing solutions for elastomer and polymer materials, are offering a Rheology Applications Course this winter. This one-day training will be held on Monday, February 10, from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM at RDAbbott’s headquarters at 16511 Carmenita Road in Cerritos, California.
RDAbbott has released a delightful holiday video called “Deck the Labs,” a good-natured parody of “Deck the Halls,” the classic Christmas carol. RDAbbott’s 2019 Christmas video was fully produced at the company’s headquarters and is the latest in a series of holiday messages that include “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” (2018) and “Feliz Navidad” (2017). RDAbbott employees from across the enterprise enjoy planning and participating in this annual tradition.
German RepRap presents new product innovations in Liquid Additive Manufacturing (LAM) and and Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) technologies at Formnext 2019 from November 19 – 22.
RDAbbott has hired Craig Lustek as their next application engineer. Craig has more than 20 years of experience in process engineering, research and development, product management and manufacturing with suppliers of elastomers and processing equipment.
RDAbbott is reducing environmental pollution, energy consumption, and landfillable waste by implementing recycling initiatives, increasing lighting efficiency, and minimizing waste streams. Along with reducing its use of resources, the California-based company envisions future efforts to reduce its carbon footprint through the addition of LED lighting.
RDAbbott is an organizer, sponsor and exhibitor for LSR 2019, the premiere event for liquid silicone rubber professionals. This year’s conference is scheduled for September 9-12, 2019, in Schaumburg, Illinois, and will include technical presentations, a new half-day workshop about LSR simulation at SIGMASOFT®, and a visit to equipment maker ARBURG to see silicone processing technologies. The keynote lecture is about design issues and will be followed by a panel discussion with silicone experts.
RDAbbott has hired Lincoln Gilmour as its Canada Sales and Business Manager. Lincoln brings more than 20 years of experience in sales leadership, business development and product management in both the adhesives and coatings markets.
RDAbbott is co-organizing the 2019 Healthcare Elastomers Conference with Rubber and Plastics News and PolyOne Corporation.
RDAbbott is announcing that two of its employees, Jerry McCall and Tom Martin, have earned industry honors. Jerry McCall was recognized for his service as 2018 Chair of the American Chemical Society’s Rubber Division. Tom Martin received an Honorary Lifetime Membership Award from The Los Angeles Rubber Group, Inc. . As a rubber industry leader, RDAbbott is committed to supporting the Rubber Division, ACS and its local rubber groups, which include TLARGI.
RDAbbott and Rubber Division, ACS have partnered together to produce a new video called, “Rubber: It’s Not Just Tires.” The video demonstrates the significance of rubber in everyday life and was designed to introduce the next generation of workers to this extraordinary industry. The video also includes footage from The Dow Chemical Company, ARLANXEO, 3M, and HALLSTAR.