Robert Newman serves as a Director to Falls River Group, LLC, broadly in the heavy machinery industry and specifically within the railroad industry. For 35 years, Robert worked with Harsco Track Technologies, a company that designs, manufactures, and markets heavy machinery for constructing and maintaining railway track for railroad customers around the world. In his last 21 years with the company Robert served as President.
His areas of expertise are mechanical design, manufacturing including machining, fabrication, welding and assembly. An extensive part of his background is in the management of engineering, research and development, manufacturing, sales and marketing of electronically and hydraulically controlled machinery.
Robert has a BSc and an MSc in Mechanical Engineering and is a Registered Professional Engineer. Highly interested in marine engineering, he is an Accredited Marine Surveyor – Engines and Mechanics.