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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.

Dear MRG Colleagues,
The annual Michigan Rubber Group Golf Outing is on the calendar! The date is currently set for Thursday, June 2, 2022. We are returning to Forest Akers Golf Club at Michigan State University in Lansing, MI once again. Please add the date to your calendar and plan on joining us for a great day in central Michigan!

Venue Address:
Forest Akers West Golf Course
3535 Forest Rd.
Lansing, MI 48910
(517) 355-1635

Club House located behind the Candlewood Suites Hotel Golf: Arrangements have been made to play the Forest Akers West Course. As usual, plan on a shotgun start at 9:00AM; at your golf cart by 8:45AM. Registration will be 7:30- 8:30AM at the Golf Club. The event will be a scramble format. Full cost details will be provided once lunch service arrangements have been finalized. Accommodations: Candlewood Suites Hotel is conveniently located on-site and we have blocked 10 rooms, available until 1 May 2022. Room rates are $89 for a studio and $109 for one bedroom. You may call (517-351-8181) and book with a front desk agent or use the link MI Rubber Group Golf Outing, supplied in your e-mail to complete the process online. Included: We are offering a full gathering lunch service again this year, but will need to confirm availability as we get closer to June 2nd. Otherwise, a box lunch will be provided, like the last two years. Additionally, there will be prizes for the skill holes and each participant will receive a keepsake that you didn’t know you needed! Corporate Donations: Corporate sponsors help offset expenses and are always appreciated! Hole Sponsorship: If you want to sponsor a hole, a $75 fee will get your company sign placed at a tee box. Please share your corporate logo with Tim Dickerson. Membership: We encourage membership and dutifully ask that one person from each foursome be a MRG delegate in good standing. Annual dues are $15.00 per member. Please include your dues with this registration if you are not a current MRG member. Thank you,

Tim Dickerson
Golf Outing Chair
(616) 901-2440

HOTEL: CandleWood

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!