|ASTEC Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Manufacturing Bay|
|Thursday, 14 April 2016 15:00|
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(Chattanooga, TN, USA) – April 14, 2016 – ASTEC, Inc., an Astec Industries company, celebrated beginning construction for a new manufacturing bay with a groundbreaking ceremony April 13, 2016 at the ASTEC manufacturing facility in Chattanooga Tennessee. The 24,780 square foot addition, which is designed for manufacturing equipment used for ASTEC wood pellet plants and asphalt mixing plants, is expected to create 40-50 new jobs with approximately 30 of those jobs starting when the bay begins operating in September.
ASTEC President Malcolm Swanson addressed a crowd of ASTEC employees gathered for the celebration. Chattanooga Deputy Administrator, Economic Development Nick Wilkinson attended the event on behalf of Mayor Andy Berke and the city of Chattanooga.
For more information about ASTEC, visit www.astecinc.com
About Astec, Inc.
ASTEC, Inc., a member of the Astec Industries Inc. family of companies, is North America's leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art asphalt plants and is the only manufacturer to offer a complete line of portable, relocatable and stationary asphalt plant equipment, as well as, soil remediation equipment, and wood pellet plants.
Equally important to the state-of-the-art technology and high quality that every ASTEC plant offers, is the ASTEC commitment to after-sales service, technical support and parts support. Service personnel are dispatched globally to support the set up and commissioning of plants, as well as, to train plant operators. For more information, call (423) 867-4210 or visit the website at www.astecinc.com.
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