The Chicago Rubber Group, Inc.
A Subdivision of the Rubber Division, American Chemical Society

Welcome to The Chicago Rubber Group! 
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Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Village Links of Glen Ellyn

485 Winchell Way

Glen Ellyn IL, 60137 (630-469-8180)

Just west of Interstate 355 on Roosevelt Road


Check in – 10:00-11:15 am

Shotgun Start – 11:30 am

Cocktails @ 4:30 pm (approximate), Dinner @ 5:30 pm

Maximum of 80 Golfers


Please get your reservation in as early as possible! Mail a check in the amount of the total charges, made payable to the Chicago Rubber Group


Mike Szymborski

867 Woodhill Drive

      Carol Stream, IL 60188

  262-745-7334 (cell)


NOTE: A late charge of $5.00 for golf and $5.00 for dinner will be added to the total charges if the reservation is postmarked after July 1, 2018.


Special Thanks to Our Guest Speaker ot the Spring Technical Meeting

Monday, May 14th, 2018 at

Hawk’s View Golf Club

Malcom McInnes - Global Technical Service Manager, Synthomer (UK) Ltd.


Lithene® Liquid Polybutadienes: Their Uses and Benefits for the Elastomer Compounder


Graduated in chemistry from university in Dundee, Scotland, then worked 3 years for the DRG paper group developing reactive paper coatings. Joined Doverstrand synthetic latex company in 1991 in latex binder development & technical service. In 2001 joined Synthomer as export sales manager selling speciality PVAc & PVOH into adhesives & polyesters and in 2007 additionally took on global technical service responsibility for Synthomer’s Lithene® liquid polybutadienes. Currently based at Synthomer’s UK production and technical centre in Harlow, near London UK.

Revised 05/28/2018