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RDAbbott’s Beth Sepulveda Celebrates Milestone Work Anniversary

Beth Sepulveda, RDAbbott’s Credit Manager, celebrated her 20-year work anniversary on March 1, 2024. When she joined RDAbbott in 2004, the company was fairly small. It has since grown over ten-fold. Beth has been an important pillar of this tremendous growth and combines diligence with creative problem-solving and empathetic listening. By embodying RDAbbott’s values, she has also earned the respect of her peers.

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Water-Based Adhesives Webinar by Parker Lord (April 30)

This free webinar will introduce the applied cost of Parker Lord’s Aqueous Chemlok® and will help to quantify the potential benefits of implementing water-based solutions.

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Rubber Roller Group Annual Meeting (April 28 – 30)

We invite you to join us at the Rubber Roller Group Annual Meeting April 28 – 30, 2024, at the Drury Plaza San Antonio Riverwalk hotel in San Antonio, Texas. RDAbbott will have a table-top exhibit set up during their expo on Monday, April 29. We plan to feature our product lines from ARLANXEO, Parker Lord, TSE, Dow, Hallstar, and NovationSi and more.

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First Updates from Our “75 Acts of Kindness” Campaign

Thanks to the generous spirit of our employees and nearby colleagues, RDAbbott’s “75 Acts of Kindness” campaign, a year-long effort to celebrate our company’s 75th Anniversary, is off to an inspiring start!

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“LSR Basics” Presentation at Sodick-Plustech’s NPE Preview Partner Showcase (April 11)

Craig Lustek, RDAbbott Application/Business Development Engineer, will present “Liquid Silicone Rubber Basics” at Sodick-Plustech’s NPE 2024 Preview Open House on Thursday, April 11, 2024, in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. This one-day event will give industry professionals an opportunity to preview Sodick-Plustech’s injection molding machines less than a month before NPE 2024 in Orlando, Florida.

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TLARGI Extravaganza Features RDAbbott and Supplier Partners (March 19)

TLARGI will host a new March Extravaganza event on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, from 12:00 to 8:00 PM (PT) at the Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel in Buena Park, California. RDAbbott will exhibit during the event’s Mini Expo and provide a technical presentation during its Technical Conference. Parker Lord and Cancarb Limited, two of RDAbbott’s supplier partners, will also deliver technical presentations.

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Chemlok® Virtual Training by Parker Lord (February 20)

Join Parker Lord on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM (ET) for a free training about its Chemlok® rubber-to-substrate adhesives. This virtual training will consist of two, one-hour pre-recorded sessions followed by a live question-and-answer session. Sign up to learn about substrate adhesive preparation, and application, coated part handling, molding best practices, and troubleshooting.

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Silicone Elastomers Technology and Fabrication Course (January 30 – February 2)

Rick Ziebell, RDAbbott’s Vice President of Technology and Technical Fellow, will be an instructor for Silicone Elastomers Technology and Fabrication, an expert-led course from M.R. Toub Training, scheduled for January 30 to February 2, 2024, from 8 AM to 5 PM (PT) each day. This university-accredited course will provide participants with continuing education credits from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

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RDAbbott’s 75th Anniversary Video

Our company was founded on December 14, 1948, by Robert David Abbott, a Southern California entrepreneur with a passion for education and the local rubber industry. RDAbbott has evolved from a regional distributor into a multi-faceted supplier that innovates across distribution, materials science, process engineering, and product customization. In honor of our 75th anniversary, we’ve prepared a special video that encapsulates pivotal milestones in our company’s history and distinguishing hallmarks of our corporate culture.

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RDAbbott Celebrates 75th Anniversary with Kindness, Continuity, and Change

RDAbbott is celebrating its 75th anniversary and launching a year-long campaign called 75 Acts of Kindness that will give back to its communities, industries, and employees. The company was founded on December 14, 1948, by Robert David Abbott, a Southern California entrepreneur with a passion for education and the local rubber industry. RDAbbott has evolved from a regional distributor into a multi-faceted supplier that innovates across distribution, materials science, process engineering, and product customization. Yet it remains true to its roots of putting people ahead of profit.

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