Preston Aldridge

VP Sales

I am a proud graduate of the Universtity of North Carolina - Go Heels! - with a B.S. Chemistry. 

  • 1961 - 1971 - I worked at Burlington Industries, Greensboro, North Carolina in various capacities involving research and development followed by management positions in manufacturing. 
  • 1971 - 1983 - The Bibb Company, Plant Manager and Director of Research and Development
  • 1983 - 1993 - United Merchants, EVAC, and Zima Corporation
  • 1993 - Present - Ford, Trimble and Associates, Inc. representing various machinery companies, serving the textile, non-woven, and carpet industries. 


We offer a wide scope of modern, automated machines and systems
that will enhance your production and profitability.