Fontaine Heavy-Haul has hired Neil Robertson to be director of research and development. He will report directly to President Randy McGuire.

"We're delighted to have Neil on our team; with almost 30 years in the trailer industry he brings a broad depth of experience to Fontaine Heavy-Haul," remarked McGuire. "He really understands this business from the ground up and has earned his reputation as an innovator and problem-solver."

Robertson began his career in the trailer business at age 20. He has served in engineering, design, management and ownership of trailer manufacturing companies throughout the U.K. amd started his own trailer business in Glasgow, Scotland, before immigrating to the U.S. in 2007.

"One of the keys to success in this business is listening to customers, interpreting their wishes and delivering solutions on a tight time line,"  Robertson says.

Fontaine Heavy-Haul is the business unit of Fontaine Trailer that is focused on supporting lowbed and extendable trailer customers. Manufacturing facilities are located in Jasper, Haleyville and Springville, Ala. Fontaine is a Marmon Highway Technologies/Berkshire Hathaway company.