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Detroit Rubber GroupDetroit Rubber Group

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 2019, this year's applications are due on June 14.
  • Click here to see what Detroit Rubber Group events are taking place this year. We hope you are able to join us!


David ClarkChairman
Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies
734-354-5418 |

Erik LaBelle, Vice Chairman
3M Co.
248-910-0753 |

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 |

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

Jim Eddy, Alternate Area Director to Rubber Division, ACS / Councelor
248-500-8765 |


February 11, 2019

Board Meeting

May 8, 2019

Spring Technical Luncheon & Board Meeting

July 16, 2019

Golf Outing 

July 18, 2019

Fish Derby

July 29, 2019

Board Meeting 

September 16, 2019

Board Meeting 

November 20, 2019

Fall Technical Symposium

December 9, 2019

Board Meeting