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News & Updates

Our Mission Statement:

  • To promote rubber technology within the Detroit business community
  • To promote educational programs in rubber technology
  • To provide scholarship awards to outstanding individuals in the community to further promote education in our industry

The Detroit Rubber Group is based in and around the home of the automobile industry. We provide a place and a means for open discussion of technical problems of general interest associated with supplying rubber-based parts to this industry. Education of the membership and the promotion of our corner of the industry is a primary focus of the group.

Contact us:
Detroit Rubber Group, Inc.
P.O. Box 108 
Highland, MI 48357-0108

Click here to contact a DRG officer.

News & Updates 

  • Want to join the Detroit Rubber Group? Click here.
  • Members can sponsor high school seniors for the DRG scholarship program. Click here for the scholarship application form. For 2020, this year's applications are due on July 31.
  • Click here to see what Detroit Rubber Group events are taking place this year. We hope you are able to join us!


Erik LaBelleChairman
3M Co.
248-910-0753 |

Jim Eddy, Vice Chairman
248-500-8765 |

Andre BogaczTreasurer
248-890-6179 |

Chris Tolliver, Assistant Treasurer
US Army Combat Capability Development Center, Ground Vehicle Systems Center
734-223-7269 |

Mitch FaasenSecretary 
Matexion, Inc.
616-826-9317 |

David ClarkArea Director to Rubber Division, ACS 
Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies
734-354-5418 |

John Fahy, Alternate Area Director to Rubber Division, ACS
ARP Materials, Inc
716-777-1786 |


February 17, 2020 - Board Meeting

CANCELED: May 6, 2020 - Spring Technical Luncheon

CANCELED: June 18, 2020 - Fishing Derby 

July 27, 2020 - Board Meeting 

August 25, 2020 - Golf Outing
- Registration Form

September 14, 2020 - Board Meeting

CANCELED: November 11, 2020 - Fall Technical Meeting

December 7, 2020 - Board Holiday Dinner