Superior Tire & Rubber Corp. Makes Advancements in Polymer Engineering and Technical Services

Warren, PA – Superior Tire & Rubber Corp., the leader in polyurethane and rubber industrial components, announced that Arun Kumar, Ph.D. recently joined their Engineering team as a Principal Engineer. Arun will not only be responsible for research and development of new products and technologies, he will also act as senior technical advisor to assist Superior Tire & Rubber Corp’s Engineering team on their technical projects.

“Arun’s capabilities and intellect will strengthen Superior Tire & Rubber Corp’s position as a leader in our industries and also reaffirm our commitment in providing technical excellence to our customers. His addition to our Engineering team will allow us, a proud American industrial products designer, manufacturer and solutions provider, to take leadership position against competitors from Europe and Asia” said Paul Blasco, Superior Tire & Rubber Corp’s VP of Manufacturing.

Arun recently obtained his Ph.D. in Plastics Engineering from the University of Massachusetts in Lowell, Massachusetts; where he also earned his M.S. in Plastics Engineering. Arun holds his B.E. in Polymer Science and Engineering. In addition to his extensive expertise in Polymer and Nano technology, he also has diversified technical skills in part design and simulation, solid modeling, finite element analysis, six-sigma, statistical quality control, and engineering project management.

Prior to joining Superior Tire & Rubber Corp, Arun was working as a Graduate Research Assistant at the Center for High Rate Nano-Manufacturing at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. He had also worked in the design and development department of Apollo Tyres Ltd.

While a highly intellectual family, Arun and his wife Aparna who also is a Ph.D graduate in Biotechnology, will be enjoying outdoor and ski activities in the scenic Alleghany National Forest around Warren, PA where Superior Tire & Rubber Corp’s headquarters and manufacturing plant is located.


About Superior Tire & Rubber Corp.

Founded in 1964, Superior Tire & Rubber Corp. is a designer and manufacturer of polyurethane and rubber industrial components for the material handling, construction, agricultural, military and mining industries. All Superior Tire & Rubber Corp.’s product offerings are proudly engineered and produced in the USA on state of the art processing and machining equipment, overseen by quality management systems registered to ISO 9001:2008. Superior Tire & Rubber Corp. also owns multiple patents on many innovative products that have become new industry standards.


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