A group of major suppliers in the elastomers industry, an estimated $40 billion global market, plan to create an e-marketplace. Bayer, CK Witco Corp., DSM Elastomers, DuPont Dow Elastomers L.L.C., Flexsys, M.A. Hanna Rubber Compounding and Zeon Chemicals L.P. will be equity partners in ElastomerSolutions.com. The site is expected to launch in the third quarter and will be open to all industry suppliers and customers. Elastomers are synthetic rubber, latex and other coatings.