Astec Appoints New Members to Board of Directors

Astec Industries Inc.’s board of directors elected Mark Gliebe and Nalin Jain each a new independent director, effective as of Nov. 10, 2022. The election of Gliebe and Jain increases the size of the board to 12 directors, 11 of whom are independent directors. Gliebe and Jain will serve as members of the Audit Committee of the board. In addition,…

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Astec Industries Launches New Mobile High Frequency Screen Plant

Astec Industries’ Materials Solutions Group has launched its newest mobile high frequency screening plant, the GT2612V. The plant features a 2612V Vari-VibeTM high frequency screen. The two-deck, 6-ft. x 12-ft. (1.8 x 3.7 m) screen uses a unique rotary tensioning system that allows for some of the quickest screen media changes on the market, giving producers more uptime.  The 2612V…

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Screening: Mastering the Art of Sizing and Separation

Strategies and Products To Accelerate Productivity And Efficiency. By Mark S. Kuhar Screening can be a bottleneck in aggregate production. Cases of quarries operating with high rates of return and contamination of materials in their screens are not uncommon, as are stoppages in times of higher humidity and rain. According to Metso Outotec, one solution is to analyze the feed…

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Astec Industries Launches New Portable Screen Plant

Astec Industries’ Materials Solutions Group has designed and launched its newest portable high-frequency screen plant, the PTSC2818VM. The plant’s innovative design and size is the first of its kind for the industry, featuring an 8-ft.-wide high-frequency screen. Astec’s newest PTSC plant is equipped with an 8- x 18-ft. (2.4 x 5.5 m) top deck and an 8- x 12-ft. (2.4…

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Astec Industries to Expand Facility in Ireland

Astec Industries Inc. announced plans for a $5 million factory expansion at its Omagh location in Northern Ireland to better serve growing market demands in the mobile crushing and screening industry. The expansion comes a year after the original facility was built to support the increased demand for mobile material handling products and was closely followed by the introduction of…

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Astec Industries Touts Increased Net Sales

Astec Industries Inc. announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2022. First quarter of 2022 net sales of $291.2 million increased 2.4% compared to $284.4 million for the first quarter of 2021. Domestic sales increased $8.9 million or 3.9% mainly due to stronger parts sales across the business and increased Materials Solutions equipment sales that were offset by…

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Ben Brock, Astec Industries

Ben Brock, of Astec Industries, won the 2016 Grasstops CEO of the Year award given by the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA). He seized every opportunity to advance NSSGA’s legislative priorities throughout 2015, and his leadership and dedication are qualities that should serve as examples for aggregates advocates at any level, the association said. Brock spearheaded his own company’s…

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NSSGA Honors Industry Advocates

The aggregates industry continually faces legislation in Congress that directly impacts the bottom lines and the operations of National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) member companies. Each year, NSSGA recognizes outstanding advocates for aggregates with Grassroots Awards that highlight their efforts to educate lawmakers on the value of the industry and legislation that can benefit operations around the country.

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Astec Mobile Screens Achieves Safety Milestone

Astec Mobile Screens (KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens) was recently recognized for achieving a superior safety rating for Astec Industries companies in 2015. Currently, the company has gone 745 days without a recordable accident for its 100 associates employed at the manufacturing facility, according to Tim Gonigam, president of Astec Mobile Screens. Astec Mobile Screens is one of three Astec Industries…

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