RDAbbott has hired Sean Djuricic as Account Manager for outside sales starting with the U.S. West Coast. Sean is a rubber industry professional with 20+ years of sales and marketing experience. Previously, Sean was the sales and marketing manager for Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. (ARDL), which provides testing and development services to the rubber and plastic industries.
Join us August 22 – 25 in Ohio for “Manufacturing with Silicone Rubber,” a comprehensive workshop hosted by RDAbbott from a fabricator’s point-of-view. Attendees of this four-day workshop will learn practical techniques and insights, along with equipment troubleshooting tips for processing silicone rubber, from industry professionals through a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on evaluation.
In this webinar, Alpha Technologies Engineers John Dick and Richard Hanzlik will discuss the application of Rubber Process Analyzer (RPA) test methods to help identify root causes of common processing and compounding problems.
RDAbbott recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the headquarters for NovationSi, its manufacturing subsidiary, at 25 Foundation Place in Barberton, Ohio. The 127,126 sq. ft. facility is also the Northeast hub for RDAbbott. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Friday, October 8, 2021, at 8:30 AM and followed by guided tours.
Whether your background is operations, sales, technical, finance or management, TLARGI’s “Basic Rubber Technology Course” is invaluable to furthering your success in the rubber industry. This 14-week course will be held online Thursdays from 4 – 6 PM (PT) starting October 14, 2021, and ending on January 27, 2022.
ARLANXEO CONNECT is a free on-line resource that provides product information, data sheets, recipes, and a compound hardness calculator for ARLANXEO performance elastomers. Whether you need product brochures, technical data sheets (TDSs), safety data sheets (SDSs) or other important technical details, ARLANXEO CONNECT is where you’ll find the most up-to-date information whenever you need it.
RDAbbott is announcing that Alpha Technologies will host a three-day series of live webinars about rubber testing. The series will begin on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, and includes 12 webinars on a variety of topics. Each webinar will be led by an elastomer industry expert and cost $100 to attend. Participants will gain insights about the rheology behind Alpha Technologies’ instruments and learn how to troubleshoot material and process issues.
Starting Tuesday, April 13, 2021, Alpha Technologies is hosting a three-day live webinar series on a wide variety of rubber testing topics. Rick Ziebell, RDAbbott’s Vice President of Technology, will be presenting on “Rubber Characterization for Computer Aided Design.”
RDAbbott will provide the instructors for The Los Angeles Rubber Group’s (TLARGI) 2020 Basic Rubber Technology Course. RDAbbott’s Rick Ziebell, Technical Fellow and Vice President of Technology, and Matt Rogers, Applications Engineering and Technical Support, will lead this 15-week course that begins on August 27th and ends on December 17th. The course consists of live weekly webinars that will be held on Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 PM (Pacific Time).
Whether your background is operations, sales, technical, finance or management, TLARGI’s “Basic Rubber Technology Course” is invaluable to furthering your success in the rubber industry. Typically this course is a 20-week, in-classroom setting comprised of two semesters. But due to the COVID pandemic, TLARGI is offering this exceptional training in web format for 2020.