MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala.—Robbins L.L.C. has named Ed Beattie its technical director.
Beattie has more than 30 years of experience in the rubber industry, most recently at Marley Flexco (USA) Inc. He began his career at Carolina Rubber Hose Co., and later worked for Armstrong Rubber Co., Long Mile Rubber Co. and Ultima Rubber Products Inc.
He has experience in compounding new and retreaded tires, hose, rolls and specialty custom molded products. Among his responsibilities have been purchasing, quality assurance, field technical service, sales, plant management, technical director, research and development and ISO-9001 certification.