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Excel Polymers and Rubber and Plastics News Sponsor Inaugural Automotive Rubber Executive Conference

Excel Polymers LLC and Rubber and Plastics News are sponsoring the inaugural Automotive Rubber Executive Conference May 6 – 7 at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan.

The Automotive Rubber Executive Conference is designed to provide insight for executives working at all levels within the automotive elastomer supply chain, including the automobile manufacturers. The two-day event will feature interactive panel discussions, as well as keynote speakers that will present on topics such as sustainability, supply chain and supplier expectations, globalization and acquisitions, and a variety of other topics.

Robert Russell, market development manager for the Transportation division at Excel Polymers will chair the event. “The presentations selected for this conference are highly relevant to the issues we face as suppliers to the global automotive industry,” said Russell. “The speakers will provide valuable insight with regard to the way we will have to conduct business today and into the future.”

Key presenters include Tetsunori Haraguchi, project general manager of Toyota Motor Corporation, Robert J. Dellinger, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Delphi Corporation, Jonathan R. Stegner, general director of Delphi Global Supply Management and Craig F. Fitzgerald, Partner in the Strategic Planning and Global Services practice of Plante & Moran, PLLC, Certified Public Accountants and Management Consultants.

To register for the Automotive Rubber Executive Conference, or for additional information, please visit: or

Excel Polymers is the world’s leading provider of customized, high- performance compounded elastomer materials, roll compounds and efficiency- improving additives. End-use markets include transportation, consumer goods, industrial, construction, oil and gas, and roller markets. Excel Polymers is headquartered in Solon, Ohio, and operates eight plants in the United States, Mexico, Europe and China. Excel Polymers is also part of a compounding Joint Venture with Mitsui in the Guangdong Province of Southern China. For more information, please visit

Founded in 1971, Rubber & Plastics News serves rubber product manufacturers primarily engaged in the production of tires and inner tubes, rubber and plastic footwear, reclaimed rubber, rubber and plastic hose and belting, fabricated rubber products, rubber adhesives and wire and cable products. RPN readers include executives, managers, engineers and chemists involved in research and development, quality control, operations and production, engineering testing and analysis, purchasing and sales and marketing.. Also served are suppliers, consultants and independent laboratories and manufacturers that are not specified as primary rubber product producers as well as OEM users of rubber components and universities.

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