Rubber & Plastics News serves the rubber product manufacturing industry, including the production of tires, as well as other rubber and plastic products.
Founded in 1971, Rubber & Plastics News serves rubber product manufacturers primarily engaged in the production of tires and inner tubes, rubber and plastic footwear, reclaimed rubber, rubber and plastic hose and belting, fabricated rubber products, rubber adhesives and wire and cable products. RPN readers include executives, managers, engineers and chemists involved in research and development, quality control, operations and production, engineering testing and analysis, purchasing and sales and marketing.
Also served are suppliers, consultants and independent laboratories and manufacturers that are not specified as primary rubber product producers as well as OEM users of rubber components and universities.
Rubber & Plastics News is published every other Monday. In addition to domestic and international rubber industry news, the newspaper covers new technology and products, marketing and executive action. In-depth special reports are published regularly on Custom Mixing, Rubber Machinery, Molded Goods, Automotive Parts, the Global Tire Industry, Polyurethanes and Belting.
Rubber & Plastics News' Web site-www.rubbernews.com-has news updated daily and an extensive online archive as well as statistics and rankings. RPN's Web site houses the rubber industry's most comprehensive offering of Web-based news products. RPN II, an e-mail newsletter, is available to print subscribers on Mondays in between the print issue. Global Tire News and the Chinese-language Rubber News China are bi-weekly e-newsletters and Web sites. Daily rubber industry news headlines are sent by e-mail to thousands of subscribers. RPN's Rubber Directory and Buyers Guide is the industry's leading online source for locating thousands of rubber product manufacturers and suppliers. Searches can be conducted by products and markets served, base rubber materials, machinery and equipment and even geographically.