Joe Robinson Jr. and his wife Lynda

The Robinson Family Loses an Iron Icon

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Joseph H. Robinson, Jr. was destined to be an icon in the foundry business. After all, he walked in the footsteps of Joseph Robinson, Sr.,his entrepreneurial father. Joe Jr. was instrumental in the growth and success of Robinson Foundry and in the creation of this spin-off company, Robinson Iron. More importantly, he was a great husband, a devoted father (and …

Jackson Memorial Fountain Has Arrived in West Virginia!

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From the Parkersburg News and Sentinel…….. PARKERSBURG — The Jackson Memorial Fountain is back in City Park. City Engineer Adam Stout estimated it will take about three weeks to have the new fountain installed after it was delivered — in pieces — Monday afternoon. Approximately 15,000 pounds of cast iron and accompanying pipes and hardware were unloaded by a City …

Robinson Iron Restores Fountain In Situ Too!

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When it comes to cast iron fountains, there is not a lot of maintenance. Iron is a very durable metal and Robinson Iron has restored castings from as many as 150 years ago! Iron fountains have been very popular ever since they were first sold because of their longevity and the calming sound the makes as it echoes through the …

Robinson Iron Welcomes Two New Team Members!

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As the old saying goes, “There’s no place like home…”. For Paul Spickard and Darlene Lynn, that saying rings especially true as both of these talented individuals are back in Alexander City, AL working for Robinson Iron!   Paul Spickard  Paul spent years working for Robinson’s sister company, Satterfield Machine, before matriculating to Selma, AL with a new opportunity. Then, …

Robinson Iron Mourns the Loss of a Beloved Icon of Iron

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One of the great aspects of Robinson Iron is the family atmosphere- in both the literal and figurative sense. There have been three generations of Robinsons who have worked with the company and many other associates who have been with the business long enough to be considered relatives. No one person, though, was closer to the employees, management, family and iron …

Studebaker Fountain: A Gift of Water and Light

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Restoring a cast iron fountain can be a monumental task. It takes more than just the restoration of the material itself.   The process involves historical research, community awareness, fund raising, coordination among general contractors, pool builders and pump suppliers. There are many T’s to cross and just as many I’s to dot. That’s why when an installation such as …

“We love it! It completely changed the way campus feels and it looks like it has been there forever.”

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The quote in the title above comes from a client at Louisburg College in North Carolina. Robinson Iron provided a Caesar Fountain with 12’6″ Basin for the college and the results were fantastic!   This fountain combination has been used multiple times over the years and has become increasingly more popular because it allows for one-stop shopping! The Caesar is …

The Studebaker Electric Fountain Rises Again in South Bend!

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Robinson Iron was thrilled to work with so many tireless volunteers, other great companies and the wonderful community of South Bend, IN to help bring the Studebaker Electric Fountain back to its rightful home!   Check out a snippet from the South Bend Tribune regarding the fountain and see the rest of the article below. Thanks for stopping by! SOUTH BEND …