Project Description

CarterBaldwin Executive Search announces the appointment of Air Force veteran Darrin Layton as President, Mountville Rubber Company, a newly formed division of floor mat manufacturer Mountville Mills, Inc.

Mountville Rubber Company produces rubber products leveraged by external customers and Mountville Mills for their key product offerings. As President, Darrin will lead the business, uncover and drive operational improvements, and identify and secure new commercial opportunities.

Darrin joins Mountville with more than seven years of manufacturing leadership experience, most recently as Director of Manufacturing for Carlisle Spray Foam Insulation (formerly Accella), where he led operations for the largest spray foam polyurethane insulation and roof coatings plant by volume in North America, and was responsible for strategic planning, policy deployment, and business development. He gained a foundation in manufacturing best practices earlier in his career at automotive components manufacturer Tenneco (NYSE: TEN).

A Kansas City native, Darrin earned an MBA in finance from Capella University and a BS in Liberal Studies from Excelsior College. He spent 24 years in the United States Air Force (13 as an officer) and served in Afghanistan.

About Mountville Mills
Headquartered in LaGrange, GA, Mountville Mills is a globally trusted manufacturer of quality commercial, residential, and promotional rubber-backed mats for millions of homes and businesses in North America, South America, Europe, and Australia. Since its inception in 1963 by the late Emmett Hart, the family-owned business has grown to maintain more than 750,000 square feet in six manufacturing plants and employ more than 800 across North America and Europe. Significant to its success is its partnerships with The Anderson Company in 1999 and acquisition of the North American business unit of Kleen-Tex Industries in 2008. The Mountville family also includes Mountville Mills Rubber Company, Logo Mats LLC, Bungalow Flooring, and Purple Mustard.

About the Mountville Rubber Company
Mountville Rubber Company, LLC, a division of Mountville Mills, is a custom rubber mixing business that serves customers with black and colored rubber from two factories in LaGrange, GA. As a financially strong and growth-oriented organization, Mountville Rubber Company, LLC has made recent investments to improve its facilities and increase its capacity. They are a safe, modern, and efficient operation offering a combined annual capacity of 80,000,000 pounds. With the ability to offer higher volume production on two 268 liter mixers, one dedicated for color mixing and one dedicated for black mixing, Mountville Rubber Company has a lot to offer those in need of customer compounding services.