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“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.

MRG Members,

Please reserve the date for this upcoming meeting.
Date: October 5, 2022


Spare Time Entertainment Center 3101 East Grand River Avenue Lansing, MI 48912

The Michigan Rubber Group is pleased to announce we are going to have an event that includes a fun activity! Please come join us for food and axe throwing following a technical presentation. Food will be a variety of dishes a la carte. The MRG has also decided to make this a FREE event. Open bar, free food, and free axe throwing.
If you’re unfamiliar with axe throwing you can find more information here:

Guest Speaker:

Weston Schroeder – 2022 MRG Scholarship recipient. Weston has agreed to come introduce himself to the group and explain how the scholarship is benefiting him in his education.

John Mohl – John is speaking on the importance of Mentor/Mentee/Networking in the rubber industry. John is currently the treasurer for the Michigan Rubber Group and has been in the rubber industry for over three decades. His experience with Mentor/Mentee/Networking has been extremely positive and he has agreed to explain the benefits and how it works for him.

Board Meeting: 4PM to 5:30PM
Presentation: 5:30PM to 6PM
Social Hour & Dinner: 6PM to 8PM
2022 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 at the door or ahead of time on the website.

Michigan Rubber Group

Helping others achieve their potential within the Rubber Industry
In order to coordinate with staffing at the axe throwing center we need an accurate count of people who want to join. Please email Kevin Rudy at the email below no later than Friday September 16th, 2022 by 5PM. ONLY ONE WEEK AWAY!
Please include if you’re attending and if you’re going to be joining in axe throwing.
If there are any special dietary concerns, please contact Kevin at his email address or phone number below.
Corporate donations are always welcome on site or at time of RSVP, but absolutely not required.

Kevin Rudy

Our 2021 Sponsors:


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We hope to have a great reboot of the group in 2022 and are targeting meetings in January. We are happy to accept donations and corporate sponsorship for 2021! This website has 300 to 500 visitors per month so it is a great place to be seen!