Smithers Rubber Membership - Why Join?

Our Rubber membership brings together 90 years of expertise and knowledge and uses sophisticated online tools and up to the minute events to put you at the forefront of this industry. Our membership includes all aspects of Natural and Synthetic Rubber technologies and applications. We also have a growing portfolio of content on silicone elastomers.

Your membership entitles you to the following:

Members Insights:

  • September - New Generation Pigments and Effects for Specialty Papers
  • March - Application Breakthroughs for Silicone Elastomers
  • June - Growth of Bioplastics in Asian Automotive Markets

State Of The Industry

  • December - Rubber: State of the Industry

Personal Researcher:

  • Members receive 16 hours of free personal researcher time


  • Introduction to Rubber Fundamentals - Self-Teaching online

3 x Conference Tickets (Plus all past event proceedings):

Past Member Insights:

  • Green Tire Technologies
  • Spotlight on High Performance Elastomers for Automotive and Industrial Applications
  • Carbon Black: tire industry outlook and opportunities
  • Top 10 Disruptive Materials
  • Renewable Rubber: Emerging Technologies
  • Trends in tire materials and additives supply
  • Emerging Tire Applications Speciality Applications for Elastomers
  • Markets for carbon additives in rubber and plastics
  • Tires: raw material developments
  • Growing markets for elastomers
  • The expanding market for bio-based polymers