Bringing like minds....
together across Michigan


“The rubber industry is of much significance to our countries. For millions of our smallholders, the rubber tree is a tree of life, serving as a crucial source of income for earning a living and raising families.”


-Thaksin Shinawatra-

The Michigan Rubber Group, Inc.
Subdivision of the Rubber Division
American Chemical Society, Inc.

Welcome to the Michigan Rubber Group, Subdivision of The Rubber Division of The American Chemical Society. We have been serving the Rubber Industry in Michigan since 1978. We always welcome new members, and encourage our membership to be active in their participation.
The Michigan Rubber Group has a number of technical meetings and a Golf Outing fundraiser and Salmon Fishing Outing fundraiser every year. The group strongly supports the Rubber Technology Program in the College of Engineering Technology at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, by providing scholarships for students and opportunities to attend the Rubber Expo of the Rubber Division of The American Chemical Society every fall. As you review our website, please let us know if you have any questions concerning our group and its upcoming Technical Meeting activities and events. Go to the Contact Us Page, fill out the appropriate information and click on Submit to we can respond to your inquiry.

Our 2017 Sponsors

Please contact the Michigan Rubber Group for opportunities to participate.

Our Next Meeting March 1, 2017 in Grand Rapids, Michigan


Grand River Hotel (formally - Riverfront Hotel)
270 Ann Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Our Topics and Speakers will be:

“Dual Rubber Technology” by Ryan Synder, Process Development Manager and Manufacturing Manager at Vibracustic

“An Overview of HNBR” by Daryl Meyer, Technical Manager at ARLANXEO

If there are any special dietary concerns, please contact Chuck at his email address or phone number below.

Board Meeting: 3PM to 4:30PM
Technical program: 5PM to 6PM
Social Hour: 6PM to 6:45PM
Dinner: 6:45PM

TICKETS: $35.00 Reserved/$40.00 at door.
2017 Michigan Rubber Group Annual Dues: $15.00 
Please make checks, U.S. money orders payable to “Michigan Rubber Group”.  We now take credit cards too.

PLEASE MAKE RESERVATIONS BY:  Wednesday, February 24, 2017 by Noon
Chuck Lenk