The Paine Art and Garden Center

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Robinson Iron has provided fountains for clients all over the world. These centerpieces are generally the main focal points of the developments they are highlighting.   One of the newest locations for a Robinson fountain is at the Paine Art and Gardens Center in Wisconsin. That organization used a Caesar Fountain along with a custom statue and 2 Venetian Urns …

Business Alabama Magazine Features Robinson Iron!

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“There were two paths looming in front of Ricky Robinson in 1973, when Robinson Iron was formed as a spinoff from Robinson Foundry, the company his father started in Alexander City shortly after World War II. In one direction there was the basic production of metal casings, repetitive foundry work that Robinson describes as “hot, dirty and labor intensive.”   …

The Eagle Fountain Has a New Home

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Russell Corporation has always been associated with Alexander City, AL. The company has also always used the eagle as its corporate symbol. In the 1970’s Robinson Iron made that symbol more tangible by creating a cast iron Eagle Fountain for Russell For around the last 15 years, the fountain sat dormant as Russell Corporation slowly moved its offices and textile plants …

AL.com with a Great Story on “What’s Happening” at Robinson Iron

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Robinson Iron always appreciates the writers, photographers and editors who help us get the word out about our various projects. Luckily, there has been no shortage of stories lately!   AL.com recently put together this gem detailing a little of the past, present and future when it comes to all things RIC!   Click HERE to read the article! There is …

A Little More Info on the Berczy Park Fountain in Toronto

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Probably the most unique fountain on the planet! Robinson Iron happily provided this gigantic piece for the city of Toronto thanks to the brilliant mind of architect Claude Cormier!  Great article here from David Hains detailing a few of the fountain’s hidden meanings… It’s a fun read!   http://www.metronews.ca/news/toronto/2017/04/24/berczy-park-dog-fountain-calude-cormier.html  

The Methodology of a Fountain’s Restoration

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The process of restoring a cast iron fountain can seem rather intimidating. These important pieces of history can be quite weighty, covered in oxidation or mineral deposits, and even  missing key elements. The idea of putting a restoration project together can feel rather overwhelming, especially when its value to the community is considered.   That’s where Robinson Iron comes into play.   …

Be Sure to Follow Robinson Iron on Facebook!

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Social Media is king for the foreseeable future and Robinson Iron is putting up pictures on various outlets just about every day! This blog is a good place to look for pics and info, too, but be sure to check out the hashtag #FountainsbyRobinson on Facebook to see a new fountain we have created (or are in the middle of …

Robinson Iron Restores Residential Fountains, Too!

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There are several pictures on the Robinson Iron website of large, municipal fountains we have restored. But did you know RIC can restore smaller fountains (or anything cast metal), too? The pictures below guide you through the restoration of a Roman Fluted Magnus with Basin. The fountain had been the victim of harsh chemicals and overall neglect. The new homeowner …

The Bittern Fountain Shines!

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At Robinson Iron, we love getting feedback from our customers. We especially love getting pictures of their new fountains “in action”! Here we have a client  who used the Bittern fountain in his beautiful courtyard! Be sure to contact us at 800-824-2157 to learn about this fountain and many others. Thanks for visiting!