MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (Oct. 3, 2002)—Robbins L.L.C. is expanding capacity for its curing tube and envelope product lines with the addition of new mixing and testing lines.
Robbins, which earlier this year acquired envelope maker Presti Rubber Products Inc., will build a 60,000-sq.-ft. addition to its Muscle Shoals seven-building complex, add a new rubber mixing line and an 1,800-sq.-ft. testing and quality control laboratory.
The cost of the expansion, due to be completed by February, was not disclosed.
The addition will increase the size of the Muscle Shoals plant 31.5 percent, to 250,000 square feet, and create up to 50 new jobs, according to Robbins President H.D. McCuistion.