Aleco® Welcomes John Keddie to its Food Service Division

Muscle Shoals, AL, May 24, 2006

Aleco®, a leading manufacturer of strip and impact doors, today announced that John Keddie has been hired as national sales manager for Aleco food service.  Keddie has extensive experience in the commercial and industrial door industry.

“I am delighted to have John join the Aleco team,” said Ed Robbins, president of parent company, ES ROBBINS Corporation. “We have some exciting product and distribution expansion plans in progress and I know that John’s input will accelerate Aleco’s development in the food service market.”

Keddie has more than 25 years experience in the door and loading dock industry, starting out when strip doors were a new product in the US. Specializing in the set-up and development of distribution networks, Keddie has worked in every major us market and several overseas locations.

“Aleco is an innovative company with an impressive product line,” said Keddie. “I welcome the opportunity to help the food service division expand its market presence.”

Founded in 1977, Aleco is one of the largest manufacturers of flexible doors, strips, and partitions in the United States. Other food service products include impact doors, traffic doors, pan rack covers, and air curtains. Product innovations include MaxBullet® Hardware, a strip door mounting system that significantly reduces labor and time costs. Aleco products are available throughout the United States and Canada at over one thousand dealer locations. For more information, visit or call 1-800-633-3120.