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.
RDAbbott is honoring Manfred “Fred” Hammers, a Senior Account Manager whose 50+ years career ended with his retirement on December 31, 2021, after 18 years with the company. Fred joined RDAbbott as a Technical Service Representative in 2004 after spending many years in the rubber, latex, and adhesives industry as a Technical and Production Manager. Fred’s colleagues and former co-workers recently shared their memories of him in a tribute that attests to his professional knowledge and personal character.
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.
The Los Angeles Rubber Group, Inc. (TLARGI) will be hosting its annual Technical Conference, Oktoberfest and Mini Expo on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim, California.
TLARGI is gearing up to host its first web technical conference on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, from 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM (PT). Attendees will hear from familiar elastomer pros and some of RDAbbott’s trusted supplier partner representatives, such as John Dick, Pete Spanos, and Ed Norton.
RDAbbott is celebrating Tom Martin’s 25 years with our company and recognizing his many contributions to the rubber industry. During his lengthy career, he’s done everything from plant maintenance to working as a mill operator, calendar operator, lab technician, chemist, estimator, technical service representative, and account representative. While he followed in his father’s rubber industry footsteps, he’s clearly left his own mark.
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.
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.
The Los Angeles Rubber Group, Inc. (TLARGI) will be hosting its annual Technical Conference, Oktoberfest and Mini Expo on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim, California.