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.
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.
In this webinar recording, Dr. Noel Chang, Technical Service and Development Leader for Dow Consumer Solutions, and Dr. Jessica Ding, the Marketing Manager for Dow, introduce SILASTIC™ 9212-50 LSR for sealing that’s compatible with connector housings made of flame-retardant plastics.
Parker Lord has released a new animated video that shows electric vehicle (EV) applications for its Chemlok® adhesives, Sipiol® adhesives and coatings, and Flocklok®/Flocksil® adhesive products. These proven solutions meet EV-specific challenges, such as heavier vehicle weights and greater suspension loads, while supporting automotive comfort, performance, and safety.
In this upcoming webinar, Dr. Noel Chang, Technical Service and Development Leader for Dow Consumer Solutions, and Dr. Jessica Ding, the Marketing Manager for Dow, will describe SILASTIC™ 921X LSR Series for sealing that’s compatible with connector housings made of flame-retardant plastics.
RDAbbott plans to attend the 2023 Spring Technical Meeting of the Rubber Division, ACS, a division of the American Chemical Society. This year’s event is scheduled for April 25 through April 27 at the Marriott Cleveland East in Warrensville Heights, Ohio, near the popular Beachwood area.
Starting April 11, ARLANXEO is hosting a webinar series titled “Elastomers x Adhesives.” From April 11 through May 23, 2023, ARLANXEO will hold 45-minute webinars each week addressing various product development in adhesives. Attendees will learn how ARLANXEO’s elastomers can be utilized in adhesives across a broad range of applications and industries, such as footwear, automotive, wood, furniture, and more.
RDAbbott and NovationSi have released a holiday video that transforms a classic Christmas poem into a tale from today’s rubber industry. “’Twas the Night Before Christmas,” an eighteenth-century poem that is credited to various authors, features a cast of RDAbbott and NovationSi employees from the companies’ Garden Grove, California, and Barberton, Ohio Service Centers.
To help you get into the holiday spirit, RDAbbott and NovationSi have released its annual holiday video—a light-hearted parody of the classic Christmas poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” This holiday production captures scenes of silicone-molded ornaments being made and hung, holiday cookies being tested, salespeople celebrating year-end bookings, Santa on a forklift, and more.
Starting September 29, ARLANXEO is hosting a webinar series titled “Innovation x Sustainability.” Through December 15, ARLANXEO will hold 45-minute webinars each Thursday morning and evening that will cover a wide variety of topics on sustainable innovations. The technical presenters in this series will address future challenges facing the rubber industry and how ARLANXEO is working continuously to reduce its own emissions in the production and manufacturing of its products; is selecting responsible chemicals for compounding and sourcing bio-based raw ingredients to design longer-life and sustainable applications; is improving end-of-life solutions for rubber products; and can help you reduce the environmental footprint of your rubber products.