THE ART + SCIENCE OF RUBBER
Founded in 1881, The Home Rubber Company of Trenton, NJ has been in continuous operation in the same location ever since. This impressive accomplishment, nearly 140 years in the rubber industry, had as its foundation, the principles set forth by its founder, Charles C. Stokes. These building blocks of success, commitment to quality, individual attention to customers and their needs, and constant innovation are still the company’s guiding principles today. As the rubber industry matured in the 20th Century, new processing methods, new materials, and a new understanding of compounding to achieve physical properties helped Home Rubber to become the United States leader in the mechanical rubber goods field.
Always known for its fabric reinforced custom rubber hose and tubing, the company made its mark as a leader in belting products, reinforced rubber sheeting, gaskets, diaphragms, and packing material. Today, The Home Rubber Company continues to meet customers’ challenges through innovation by providing products and services tailored to specific applications. Our capabilities include specific problem solving, custom design, and failure analysis along with prototype development.