Established in 1957, Firestone Polymers provides polybutadiene, styrene butadiene, block copolymers and thermoplastic elastomers. It serves the asphalt, rubber, plastic and adhesive manufacturing industries throughout the world. The company offers Stereon, which is used in non-woven hot melt adhesives, bookbinding adhesives, and roofing and paving asphalts, as well as for grafting and melt blending plastic applications. Its Diene is used in variety of applications, including plastics, tires, mechanical rubber goods and golf balls. The company also provides Duradene, which is a solution-polymerized styrene- butadiene rubber. Firestone Polymers offers research and development services and is located in Akron, Ohio.