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Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. Welcomes Nicole Hershberger As Senior Technical Advisor

Nov 07, 2018

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory (ARDL) announces the addition of Nicole Hershberger in the position of Senior Technical Advisor.  Nicole is a graduate of Kent State University.  Nicole has 22 years in the rubber industry with experience at Polymerics, Sid Richardson and ARDL.  She has specific experience with carbon black, mixing/processing and a wide variety of elastomers. 

ARDL is committed to offering the best rubber/plastics consulting services with ten technical advisors on staff with 300+ years experience in the rubber/plastics industry.  We are also committed to training several young technical advisors to learn all areas of the rubber and plastics.  With many technical specialists in the rubber/plastics industries retiring it is important to train people and pass on technical knowledge to the industry.  ARDL offers technical training courses and also participates in the ACS Rubber Division 4 day course, Intermediate to Advanced Compounding which is offered annually in the spring.