November 17, 2016: Marel Riley-Ryman was named to the Board of Directors of the Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers. Created for the purpose of aiding rubber products manufacturing executives in leading more successful enterprises, ARPM’s core mission has been designed to provide waste reduction, benchmarking, networking, international management of product standards, and educational opportunities to [...]
Dear Marel & Team, On behalf of ARPM's Board of Directors, I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere appreciation for the absolutely incredible job the Southern Michigan Rubber team did in hosting the recent plant tour event for the ARPM organization. The Southern Michigan Rubber tour was phenomenal! I cannot tell [...]
Twenty-five years after its founding by Ronald and JoAnn Riley and sons Brad and Randy, Southern Michigan Rubber continues as a thriving business in southwest Michigan, just east of Jones along M-60. "Weve been so blessed," said Marel Ryman, daughter of the founders and director of operations for the business.
Southern Michigan Rubber has now been certified to the ISO 9001:20008 standard of quality. Ever since 1990, we have been producing high quality rubber products, which has now been formally recognized by the International Organization of Standardization (ISO), implemented here in Three Rivers Michigan by American Management Technology. ISO 9001 is the most comprehensive level [...]