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Source: Daily "The Star", Kuala Lumpur; 21 Sept 2007

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Two executives of Italian marine hose maker Manuli Rubber Industries S.p.A. are the first to be indicted in a Justice Department investigation of an alleged price-fixing conspiracy.

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ROSEMOUNT, Illinois - Private equity firm Wynnchurch Capital has purchased the North American operations of Metzeler Automotive Profile Systems from CVC Capital Partners.

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German Zwick Roell Group, Ulm, recently appointed David Phillips as Vice President, Corporate Marketing, to co-ordinate its global activities relating to the group’s presence in the aerospace industry.

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The polyurethane foam trade group in Knoxville, Tennessee named three to its Flexible Polyurethane Foam Hall of Fame:

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An analysis summarising the importance of the polyurethanes industry to the U.S. economy was released by the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry of the American Chemistry Council.

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Cargill’s BiOH polyols have won the 2007 President’s Green Chemistry Challenge Award. According to Cargill they are the first commercially successful biobased polyols used in PU foam cushioning.

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BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The planned polychloroprene rubber expansion at the DuPont Performance Elastomers facility in LaPlace, LA, could prove more trouble to Louisiana than it’s worth, two district directors of the United Steelworkers union have told Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco in a joint letter.

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AKRON ITEC, the biennial conference and exhibition for the tire industry, will return to the John S. Knight Center in Akron Sept. 16-18, 2008.

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