About the Author
Preston Rubottom, Lubrication Reliability SolutionsManager,Lubrication Engineers, Inc., studied manufacturing engineering at Wichita State University, and worked for nine years at Spirit AeroSystems
in manufacturing, maintenance, and facilities management. He began his career at LE in 2014 as a technical advisor before moving to his current role in 2019. As a Lubrication Reliability Solutions Manager, Preston works with large, multilocation businesses to offer a comprehensive program including reliability products and services that complement LE lubricants. He provides lubrication reliability assessments, product recommendations, training, presentations, and program implementations. He holds MLT I and CLS certifications from STLE, respectively. He is a member of SMRP and serves as chairman of the Wichita, KS, chapter.