Rubber Journey

Presented by Parker Lord  

Workshops, Conferences, Exhibition floor &
Networking with key players in the industry.

About the Event

After a brief pause due to pandemics, the International Rubber Journey (IRJ) returns as a reference practical forum, combining technical conferences and workshops, in this way, attendees will be able to develop skills that will help them in their daily work. Technical demonstrations and workshops will be given by experts from the rubber industry.

Our Objectives

Sharing best practices for production processes involving rubber-to-metal adhesion in automotive, mining and general manufacturing applications, increasing technical knowledge of participants through interactive workshops and conferences given by industry experts.

Being a networking spot where attendees will be able to generate business relationships with key players in the industry.

8th Edition Experience

Attendee’s profile



More than 75 Companies

More than 20 Speakers

More than 700 Participants

Schedule 2023






  • 8:00 - 9:00 AM Check In, Delivery of Badges and Welcoming Kit* *Welcoming Kit for the first 100 attendees to arrive
  • 9:15 - 10:00 AM Current Situation of the Auto Parts Industry and the Implications for Electromobility. Alberto Bustamante - General Director at National Auto Parts Industry, A.C.
  • 10:00 - 10:40 AM Electrification Trends in the Automotive Industry. Thang Nguyen - Electrification Americas Business Development Manager
  • 10:40 - 11:10 AM Best Practices in the Use of Mold Release Agents in Vulcanizing Processes. Caryn K Vincent - Account Manager at Parker Lord US
  • 11:30 - 12:10 PM Essential Chemicals and Dual Use Substances. Ricardo Cruz - Health Regulation Consultant at Cersanitaria
  • 12:10 - 12:50 PM Energy-Efficient Molding: A Key to Reduce your Carbon Footprint and Save Money. Leopold Schlager – Sales Manager at Maplan
    Workshops will be given from 14:00 to 18:10 PM
  • Best Practices in Application of Chemlok Adhesives.
  • Surface Preparation: Key Steps for Good Phosphating.
  • Analysis of Failure in Rubber to Metal Adhesion.



  • 8:00 - 9:00 AM Check In and Delivery of Badges
  • 14:10 - 14:50 PM Commitment towards a Green Industry: New Generation of Water Based Chemlok. George Klapsinos - Global Applications Engineering Manager at Parker Lord US
  • 14:50 - 15:30 PM Traceability and Digitization in Real Time. Ricardo Martínez – Plant Manager at Pioneer Metal Finishing Queretaro
  • 15:30 - 16:10 PM Be Competitive and Increase Margins When Applying Adhesives. Alejandro García – General Director at Turbo Norson SA de RL
  • 16:30 - 17:10 PM Building a Stronger Rubber Industry in Latin America. María Heller - President at SLTC
  • 17:10 - 17:50 PM The Commitment of Companies and Society with the Environment. Armando Tena - General Manager at Parker Lord Mexico
  • 17:50 - 18:30 PM Nearshoring: A Great Opportunity for Mexico. Daniel Hernández - President at Queretaro Automotive Cluster
    Workshops will be given from 9:00 to 13:10 PM
  • New Alternatives for Cold Bonding of Rubber to Metal.
  • Formulation Advantages for Molding and Performance Improvements.
  • Rubber Coating Technologies and Surface Modifiers in Rubber and Metal.

Attendee Registration






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Event Date

May 23th - 25th of 2023

Hotel Hacienda Jurica by Grupo Brisas.
Santiago de Querétaro


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