Upcoming Events

2021 Summer Technical Meeting- Myrtle Beach, SC

Meeting Dates: June 7th – June 9th

Embassy Suites by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort

9800 Queensway Boulevard

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29572-5304, USA

Phone: 843-449-0006


Property Logo               Embassy Suites Myrtle Beach Hotel Exterior

The Summer Technical Meeting will be held in Myrtle Beach, June 7th to June 9th at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort. With the country slowly opening up and with safety precautions being taken, we are looking to head back to Myrtle Beach this year. Room rates are:
  • 1 Bedroom Ocean View Brighton Units – $165.00 per night
  • 2 Bedroom Overview Brighton Units – $265.00 per night
Room rates are good until sold out, or reservations are confirmed by May, 14th 2021. You can call to make your reservation at 843-449-0006, mention you’re with the Southern Rubber Group.
The SRG Golf Outing will take place depending on the number of participants who register. If you plan to play golf, please list so in registration.

Technical Meeting Itinerary:

Monday June 7th                                                                                                                                        

  • Board Meeting: 9:00 am
  • Technical Meeting: 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
    • Process Aids & Slab Dip for Rubber Processing Effeciency- Chris Maneval H.L. Blachford Ltd
    • Comparative Advantages of Different RPA ASTM Methods for Detecting Rubber Comound Quality Differences- Rick Hanzlick Alpha Technologies
    • Goodpack Rubber Supply Chain Solution- Bryan Buitron Goodpack Pte Ltd
    • Virtual Selling and a Hybrid Sales Approach to the Future- Mark Roberts OTB Solutions, LLC
  • Welcome Reception 5:30 pm

Tuesday June 8th

  • Golf

Wednesday Jun 9th  

  • Technical Presentations 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • Today’s Challenges in Logistic- Greg Kilma Traffic Tech Incorporated
    • Mechanical Characterization Technqiues for the Rubber Industry- Mynde Nielsen TA Instruments
    • Synthetic Rubber Industry; Supply & Demand, Challenges & Opportunities- Roxanna Petrovic LLSRP
    • Rubber Compounding Solutions- Ray Hetherington AirBoss
  • Banquet Dinner: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm