October 8-10, 2019 Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
Brought to you by: Rubber Division | American Chemical Society
October 8-10, 2019 Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland

Exclusive Sponsors

Our valued Exclusive Level Sponsors are the best in the business! 

Preferred Compounding – Tote Bag Sponsor

Preferred CompoundingPreferred Compounding adds significant value to mixing custom and proprietary compounds by focusing on five key performance factors that deliver benefits to customers: consistent high quality, agile and focused compound development, offering a broad range compounds from all polymer types, fast and reliable service and fair and flexible business relationships built on mutual success. The company serves customers in a wide range of industries east of the Rockies from five compounding operations in the US and Mexico. For more information, visit preferredperforms.com or contact Marc Pignataro at marc.pignataro@preferredperforms.com or 330-664-9162.


Hexpol – Lanyard Sponsor


HEXPOL is a leading global developer and manufacturer of quality polymer compounds. The company provides proprietary and standard rubber compounding solutions to the automotive and transportation, aerospace, energy, oil and gas, wire and cable, medical and pharmaceutical, general industrial, building and construction, water treatment, tire and toll, and consumer markets. With over sixteen locations in North America, capabilities include: Rubber Compounding, Silicone Compounding, Rolls, Specialty Products, Retreading, TPE Compounding, and Outsourcing Services. HEXPOL has a global footprint with rubber compounding, silicone compounding, TPE and thermoplastic facilities strategically located to serve customers across North America, Europe and Asia. 


HollyFrontier – Hotel Custom Keycard Sponsor

HollyFrontierHollyFrontier Lubricants and Specialty Products LLC is an independent petroleum refiner and marketer that produces specialty products including Paraffinic, Aromatic and low PAH Process oils. HollyFrontier is a pioneer in the development of Rubber Process Oils with its trademark Sunpar® paraffinic, Sundex® aromatic and Circosol® product lines. HollyFrontier also operates a state of the art rubber laboratory at our Tulsa, OK refinery to support our customers. HollyFrontier has total refining capacity of 450,000 barrels per day through 5 refineries in the U.S.


Lord – Educational Symposium Sponsor

LORDFor 95 years, LORD Corporation has developed highly reliable adhesives, coatings, motion management devices and sensing technologies that significantly reduce risk and improve product performance in industries such as aerospace, automotive, oil & gas and industrial. Our team members collaborate with customers every day to provide innovative solutions - solutions that move every person in the world. 


Lianda – Technical Meeting Sponsor


For over two decades, Lianda has been a reliable supplier of high performance elastomers such as FKM, HNBR, CPE, CR, CSM, ECO and silicone. Complementing the elastomers is our specialty chemicals line that includes composite zinc oxide, organic peroxides, crosslinking coagents, precipitated Silica and brominated flame retardants. Our highly experienced TS&D team, along with a fully equipped lab, enables us to provide a high level of technical support and expertise to our customers. We focus on collaboration with our customers as we continuously strive to satisfy all of their technical, logistical, and commercial needs. Lianda works hard to consistently earn the status of being More Than a Distributor.


AirBoss Rubber Compounding - Mobile App Sponsor

AirBoss develops, manufactures and sells high quality, rubber compounds. They also engineer and mould specialty rubber-based products for the transportation, defense and industrial markets as  well as for our own proprietary designs of military protective wear. With a capacity to supply over 250 million pounds of rubber annually to a diverse group of rubber manufacturers, AirBoss is one of North America’s largest custom compounding companies. 


Ergon, Inc. - Expo WiFi Sponsor


Our companies are engaged in a wide range of operations including sophisticated crude oil processing, marketing naphthenic and paraffinic specialty oils, producing and marketing specialty asphalt products, manufacturing and marketing road maintenance products and machinery, transporting and terminaling raw materials and refined products, propane marketing, oil and gas exploration and real estate development—among other undertakings. Our horizons have expanded since we first began, but our mission remains the same: Meet needs. Support families. Serve customers.


Interested in becoming an International Elastomer Conference Sponsor? Contact Gretchen Cermak, marketing manager, at gc@rubber.org or 330-595-5540.