Finn Haldorsen established Rubb Hall AS in 1966. This company started making tarpaulins and bags from PVC fabric and in 1968 made the first 'Rubb Building'. This was the first fabric clad building manufactured in Norway.
Rubb UK 1977
After the successful introduction of fabric shelters in Norway, Mr Haldorsen set out to expand overseas and in 1977, with the help of then Managing Director Bill Wood, Rubb Buildings Ltd was created.
Rubb Buildings Ltd developed the fabric shelter designs to create larger relocatable and permanent engineered fabric structures, covering a number of sectors from sport and storage to military. The Rubb UK plant in Gateshead offers custom design, manufacturing and construction of fabric membrane structures worldwide
Rubb Inc 1983
Rubb Inc was founded in 1983 in Sanford, Maine and has established itself as a leader in the design, manufacturing and construction of fabric buildings in the USA.
Rubb Inc has gone from strength to strength over the years and has become well established as a key supplier of state-of-the-art aircraft hangars.
Company merger 2010
The Rubb Group continues to build on its expertise after a successful merger with Hallmaker Group’s fabric building division.
The family owned business joined the Rubb Group in upholding its position as a world leader in relocatable fabric engineered buildings.
Rubb looking forward
As the Rubb Group continues to grow, we look forward to an exciting future of product evolution and creating custom designed fabric structures to suit specific clients' needs in a number of sectors spanning the globe.