Save the date for Smithers Rapra’s Thermoplastic Elastomers Summit & Silicone Elastomers Summit

Smithers Rapra has announced 2018 dates for its highly esteemed Silicone Elastomers and Thermoplastic Elastomers US Summit. Both events will take place concurrently on June 27 and 28, 2018, at the Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center in northeast Ohio.

These Summits are the source of the most relevant, forward-thinking, and actionable information in the elastomer industries, offering excellent opportunities to make connections with professionals from all stages of the global value chain. Past attendees include senior-level manufacturers, suppliers, researchers, and end users who are serious about achieving their business goals and remaining ahead of the curve.

Conference organizers are currently accepting abstract proposals, specifically recent research, testing results, or case studies covering the future of elastomers, new materials, additives to enhance properties, overmolding, compounding, transportation applications, fluorosilicone, and high consistency silicone rubber.

Those interested in attending can save $400 and gain access to both conferences by purchasing an early-bird ticket for $999 before March 2, 2018.

To register, learn more, and submit an abstract, visit