Rottler Report with Chris Straub of Straub Technologies - Engine Builder Magazine

Rottler Report with Chris Straub of Straub Technologies

Chris Straub is the owner of Straub Technologies, an engine machine shop located in Piney Flats, TN. Their relationship with industry legends have produced unique business alliances that allow the business to offer its customers the best products, services, tech support, and prices – from custom-machined parts to volume deals on national brands and closeout deals from the OEM giants. Straub Technologies relies on Rottler machines to produce their parts and products.

“I chose Rottler because they’ve been around for 100 years now, and to survive that long you need to have good product and good people. As far as the equipment and productivity it brings, it allows me to give my employees extra incentives and help the business run much better.”

Hear more from Chris about the shop and his new purchase in this Rottler Report!

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