Detroit Rubber Group.
The Detroit Rubber Group will hold its Fall 2004 Technical
Symposium on "Realities of rubber product global sourcing,"
September 23 at the Burton Manor in Livonia, MI. Technical presentations
will include: "Economic outlook." Robert Fry. DuPont;
"Hiring concerns for the Pacific rim," Art Slnucker.
Management Recruiters of Akron: "E-sourcing--who's doing it,
how it works and what is the effect on the rubber industry,"
Patrick Furey, Ariba North America: "The global economy and the
impact on the U.S. rubber industry," Bill Klingensmith, Akron
Consulting; and "Machine/mold/ automation technology as a tool to
counteract globalization forces." John Timmerman, Engel North
America. Registration information for this symposium is available from
Pete Panaretos (248) 253-6931.