November 14th, 2001


Wednesday, 14 November 2001
Greenstreets at
Cedar Falls Holiday Inn



Speaker:Mr. Vern Gidley, Plant Manager, Rubber Development Inc.
After Dinner Tour:Rubber Development Inc.
701 Technology Place
Waverly, IA
Program Chair:Dave Dyer
Program:Rubber Development Inc. is a company with 30 employees and production facility with facilities in Waverly, IA and also in San Jose, CA. The facility in Waverly has been in operation for eight years, the company has been in operation for 24 years. The plant manufactures rubber products and has a diverse customer base in electronics, automotive, agricultural and appliance industries. One of the new products is a pencil that uses recycled tires instead of wood or plastic. Mr. Gidley, a native of Idaho, will provide a presentation and host a plant tour that illustrates the great variety of the manufactured products.

Travel instructions for the tour will be made available at the meeting. 

Time Schedule:6:00 PM - Social Period
6:30 PM - Dinner in Cedar Falls
7:15 PM - Brief meeting
7:30 PM - Speaker presentation (Question & Answers)
7:50 PM - Travel to Rubber Development (Waverly)
8:20 PM - Factory Tour of Rubber Development 
Price:$11.00 per person (includes tax, tip & room rent.)
Reservations:Telephone Nico De Jong (319)268-1234, by noon on Monday, November 12th, 2001. Leave message on answering machine. Guests are welcome if they make a reservation. Please state if special dinner preparations are necessary.

Dues:2001-2002 Dues of $10.00 may be sent to one of the Treasurers: Gordon Licht, 2330 Ivy Ave., Waverly, IA 50677; David Berry, 116 Usher Road, Hudson, IA 50643 or may be paid at the meeting. If your mailing label shows "S02", you are paid up through September 2002.