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 the leading global developer and manufacturer of quality polymer compounds. The company provides proprietary and standard rubber compounding solutions to the automotive and transportation; energy, oil & gas; wire and cable; medical technology; general industrial; construction and infrastructure; and consumer markets. Sixteen locations in North America include legacy names such as Gold Key Processing, Burton Rubber Processing, Chase Elastomer, Colonial Rubber Works, Robbins LLC, Kardoes Rubber, HEXPOL Silicone Compounding, and RheTech. Capabilities include: Rubber Compounding, Rolls, Specialty Products, Tire and Toll, Retreading, Thermoplastic and TPE Compounding, Silicone Compounding, and Outsourcing Services. HEXPOL has a global footprint with 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 – Expo Floor Coffee Sponsor

LORDLORD Corporation is a diversified technology and manufacturing company developing highly reliable adhesives, coatings, motion management devices, and sensing technologies that significantly reduce risk and improve product performance. For more than 90 years, LORD has worked in collaboration with our customers to provide innovative oil and gas, aerospace, defense, automotive and industrial solutions. With world headquarters in Cary, N.C. and 2014 revenues in excess of $890 million, LORD has more than 3,100 employees in 26 countries and operates 17 manufacturing facilities and nine R&D centers worldwide. LORD actively promotes STEM education and many other community engagement initiatives.


Lianda – Technical Meeting Sponsor


For over twenty three years, Lianda has been a reliable source of high quality products for both the Rubber and Plastics industries. We focus on high performance elastomers such as CPE, CR, CSM, HNBR and FKM. 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. 


Chemours - Educational Symposium Sponsor

We call it the Imagination Component – the fluoroelastomers you know as Viton™. It’s the original, genuine fluoroelastomer that lets creative engineers and designers conjure up the latest breakthroughs. Viton™ makes whatever you make tougher, more resistant and more durable. Viton™ fluoroelastomers have been on the job for over 60 years, leading the industry with the breadth of products and depth of knowledge to ensure you have the optimal solution for your product. 


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