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 fund-raiser and Salmon Fishing Outing fund-raiser 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 2019 Sponsors:



July 26, 2019---Fishing Outing, Grand Haven, Michigan.

Dear MRG friends,

We once again are pleased to invite you to join us at our annual Michigan Rubber Group Fishing Outing, with an outing sponsorship from Leroy Tool and Die and Wexford Automation. This year the Fishing Derby will be held on July 26th. We will be embarking off from Chinook Pier in the Port of Grand Haven, MI at 6:00 AM SHARP. The cost for this event is set at $195.00/ person this includes Fishing, Tip and Door Prize

Accommodations: Will be up to the individual to schedule.

FISHERMEN: We will be leaving the Dock Early on the morning of the 26th please plan on a registration from 5:00AM until 5:45 AM. We will be boarding and assigning Boats at the dock based on the number of Participants. If you do not have a fishing license one will be available for you once you are at the docks. All boats will be leaving the Dock at 6:00 AM on the Dot. Remember get there early and you get more fishing in. Fishing Licenses are available on the Boats.

There will be a competition for largest Fish awarded at the fish cleaning station. There will not be a luncheon provided. Please invite friends from both inside and outside the industry as this is a great opportunity to network while spending a day out on Lake Michigan.

P.S. In case of inclement weather we will fish with in the Harbor.

Corporate Donations: We are asking for corporate donations to help offset expenses and any gifts in kind received will be awarded to winners fishing competitions and be handed out for door prizes. Boat Sponsorships are Available and Encouraged for $100.00 per boat, these are first come first serve, and will include a Banner with you Company Logo (please include with donation).

Membership: We encourage membership and respectfully ask that one person from each Group or Boat is a member in good standing. The dues are $15.00 per year. Please include your membership dues with your registration if you are not currently a paid member of the MRG.

Charter Boat Location:

Chinook Pier Sport Fishing

301 N Harbor Dr,

Grand Haven, MI 49417 Thank you,

Ryan Snyder, Fishing Outing Chair (269) 567-0514 or

We are happy to accept donations and corporate sponsorship!