Company History

Southern Rubber Company Inc.Southern Rubber Company, Inc. was chartered in 1925 as the Carolina’s pioneer rubber company. The primary focus in the early years was oil jobber supplies, automobile tires, hoses and belts. As more industries located in the South, Southern Rubber Company, Inc. began to diversify, and replaced their automobile products with industrial rubber products including hose, gaskets and seals.

When Southern Rubber was first established, our gaskets were cut using an oak stump, a mallet and a die. Over the years we have added an ultra- modern fabrication department which utilizes computer operated punch presses, traveling head presses, rotary presses, slitting & laminating machines, and a waterjet.

Although our industry has grown and changed over the years our goal today is the same as it was in 1925: “To provide quality parts to meet customer specifications, with on time delivery and at a competitive price.”

Southern Rubber Company Inc. is also a prominent member of The Gasket Fabricators Association (GFA). Our Customer Service personnel have many leading industry contacts and friendships. SRC has earned the respect and trust of both our customers, colleagues, and others in the industry. These relationships allow us to better serve your needs.

In an effort to serve our community & local customers, Southern Rubber Company Inc. offers a walk-in Customer Service Counter; open to the public, where we may assist you in person.

Services

  1. Custom Seals. The Sales Department at Southern Rubber Company, Inc. can help produce custom seals to your specifications.
  2. Inventory Control. Southern Rubber Company, Inc. is able to offer stocking programs for customers that use the same products on a regular basis with multiple releases.
  3. Prototypes. Southern Rubber Company, Inc. has the capability of creating prototypes using our Flash Cutting technology. Our Prototype Department can produce gaskets without tooling. After providing us with your ideas and a simple drawing we are able to create prototypes within 48 hours. Making changes to your prototype is as simple as sending us an updated drawing.

Southern Rubber Company Die Cutting

Industries Served

  • Agricultural and Dairy
  • Commercial Vehicles
  • Compressors
  • Construction
  • Electrical Enclosures
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Filters
  • Food and Beverage
  • Health and Fitness
  • HVAC
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Lawn and Garden
  • Lighting
  • Meters
  • Military
  • Mining
  • Power
  • Pumps
  • Solar
  • Sound Deadening
  • Train and Rail Systems
  • Transformers
  • Transportation
  • Truck Body
  • Valves

Quality


Southern Rubber Company, Inc. uses laser technology to measure and inspect gaskets, and if requested a print out of all dimensions is available. This process ensures that parts are made to customer specifications.

ISO 9001:2015 Certification

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Our Team

Southern Rubber Company, Inc. has been in business for over 85 years and has a sales team with over 200 years of combined sales experience.

H. EDWARD BOWMANH. EDWARD BOWMAN
President & CEO

DAVID DELMANDAVID DELMAN
Vice President & CFO

CAROL BOWMANCAROL BOWMAN
Vice President Operations

GREG JENKINSGREG JENKINS
General Manager

DEBI HILDEBRANDDEBI HILDEBRAND
Inside Sales

ELIZABETH BROCK-LOFTISELIZABETH BROCK-LOFTIS
Controller

STEPHEN BOWMANSTEPHEN BOWMAN
Project Manager

Robert (Bobby) CarterROBERT (BOBBY) CARTER
Quality Manager

KARA NORMANKARA NORMAN
Purchasing

KATE BOWMANKATE BOWMAN
Inside Sales

DANIEL ALBRIGHTDANIEL ALBRIGHT
Inside Sales

HAROLD WARDHAROLD WARD
Outside Sales

TONY ATKINSTONY ATKINS
Shop Foreman

GRACE BOWMANGRACE BOWMAN
Director of Security

RUDYRUDY
Deputy

DAISYDAISY
Security Monitor

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