Raymond Clyde Adams
Number of Children Grand Children
Great Grand Children
C&M Baling Systems, Inc. Shareholder/President- Manufacturer of baling presses used for recycling paper, cardboard, plastics, etc. and/or packaging of agricultural products such as cotton, other textile fibers, and leaf-cured tobacco. Founded company in 1994.
Military Service (Branch/Date/Locations/The Good/The Bad)
Flowers, business (I hate to say), and someday again-golf.
Most significant thing in my life between 1965 and 1970
In 1970, Raymond Craig Adams was born.
Best job I ever had (or place of residence) and why
All of them.
Worst job I ever had (or place of residence) and what I learned from it
None of them.
Ready to retire Ė or more dragons to slay
I plan to wrap-up any contribution I can make to our business and try to enjoy "some" of what I think I have missed the past thirty-five years.
Best book(s) Iíve read since 1965
The last complete book I recall reading (for pleasure) was in 1974.
Favorite movie(s) Iíve watched since 1965
My most enjoyable trip/vacation
Third business trip to PR China in 1985.
Most rewarding thing about the last 40 years
Other than family, to become the first person to ever serve as President of both of the world's leading manufacturers of cotton ginning machinery - Continental Gin (Prattville, AL) was founded in 1832 and Lummus Industries (Columbus, GA) was founded in 1863.
Three things I did that I never dreamed of doing in 1965
Business travel to more than 35 countries.
Three things I havenít done but would like to (or will) do
Live at least until my youngest grandchild gets married.
Personality trait or quality I like most about myself
My motto is "Patience and Persistence".
Most important lesson I learned from my spouse/best friend