Robert and Company

Mill Engineers

The firm of Robert and Company was founded in 1917 and is still in business today.  Their early claim to fame was the design of tire cord and tire fabric plants in Georgia.









B.F. Goodrich Company, Akron, Ohio built the first textile mill in Silvertown, GA in 1926.
Ad from the cover of Cotton, March 1934. Courtesy of Peter Metzke









Highland Mills, Crompton Company, Griffin, GA, manufacturers of velvets, velveteens and corduroy.  Built 1925.

Ad from the cover of Cotton July 1934.
Courtesy Peter Metzke.