Robbins names new technical director
Muscle Shoals, Ala.-based retread curing tube and envelope producer Robbins LLC has named Ed Beattie its new technical director.
"He brings a broad range of compounding experience in new and retreaded tires, hoses, rolls and custom molded products," say Robbins officials.
A 30-year rubber industry veteran, Beattie started his career with Carolina Rubber Hose in Salisbury, N.C. He also has worked for Armstrong Tire & Rubber Co., Long Mile Rubber Co., Ultima Rubber Products and, most recently, Marley Flexco.