Akron, Ohio-Rubber & Plastics News will launch an email news service for Chinese rubber product manufacturers 13 Sept 2004. The entire news content in Mandarin will be sent every other week to an extensive data base of rubber industry professionals in mainland China. "We have watched the steady growth of the Chinese rubber product manufacturing industry, especially in tires and automotive applications," said Bob Simmons, Publisher of Rubber & Plastics News. "We feel that RPN, as the rubber industry's international newspaper, has the responsibility to provide current North American and European rubber industry news and information in an easily accessible format to Chinese rubber manufacturers."This new rubber industry news format in Mandarin Chinese will also be available on www.rubbernewschina.cn, after 13 Sept 2004The link to sign up for this free internet news service is available on www.rubbernews.com"