Our Business Landscape and Market Philosophy
Astec Industries, Inc. was founded in 1972 with the vision to apply creative thinking and state-of-the-art technology to traditionally low-tech industries, bolstered by a corporate culture renowned for putting customer service first. Based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the Astec Industries, Inc. family of companies has become America’s leading manufacturer of equipment for asphalt road building, aggregate processing, oil, gas and water well drilling and wood processing.
Today Astec Industries, Inc. manufactures more than 200 products from rock crushing and screening plants to hot mix asphalt (HMA) facilities, concrete plants, water, gas and oil drilling rigs, geothermal drills, milling machines, asphalt pavers, material transfer vehicles, and wood processing equipment.
Astec's goal is to design, manufacture and provide the most innovative, productive and reliable equipment for building and restoring the world's infrastructure, coupled with unparalleled customer service, training, education and support. No other company in the world competes with Astec in all or even most of its product lines. Astec’s innovative products have led to a continuous stream of new patents and are in ever increasing demand. The Astec companies have become leaders in their respective markets by giving Astec customers the means to be more productive and profitable while giving the highway owners and users smoother, safer and more durable roads and related infrastructure.
Astec's domestic customers are asphalt road paving contractors, aggregate and hot-mix asphalt producers, open mine and quarry operators, and government agencies. In the international market, Astec serves both government and private customers and has become a major force with a global reach.
Our Core Values
Ultimately, our goal is to design and build state-of-the-art equipment which makes it possible to give America and the world, smoother, safer and more durable and economical roads than ever thought possible.
For our customers, we will continue to be the most innovative company in our industry offering the world’s most advanced, productive, durable and environmentally friendly products, coupled with training and education, service and support that is far beyond anything offered by our competition.
For our shareholders, we strive to deliver continuous increases in shareholder value through stable long-term growth in earnings per share. To that end, we plan to expand and enhance the scope and profitability of our core business through internal growth and strategic acquisitions.
Our Corporate Structure
On the corporate level, Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTE) consists of a small group of executive officers and staff who provide strategic direction and coordination, funding and oversight to a family of operating subsidiaries. Each company has its own management team with the industry experience and technical expertise to enable that company to grow and prosper in its target market. Each of the Astec companies has considerable autonomy and flexibility to organize and equip itself in a manner that maximizes its opportunities in its target market.
05/21/13 - 05/23/13
KPI Crusher School
06/03/13 - 06/05/13
Heatec - ILTA's 33rd Annual Operating Conference and Trade Show
07/23/13 - 07/25/13
JCI Cone and Screen School
08/20/13 - 08/23/13
Astec Aggregate & Mining - AIMEX
09/10/13 - 09/12/13
KPI-JCI & Astec Mobile Screens Advanced Track School