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Leveling Up with AHP

Leveling Up with AHP

AHP manhole risers help New York town make needed changes By Angus Stocking Clarkstown, NY, is a town of 84,000 residents located roughly 30 miles north of Brooklyn. According to census data, the town’s median household income is more than $118,000, so it would be...

Grow with Cimline

Grow with Cimline

When does Cimline succeed? When you do. The story of Cimline’s success doesn’t just reflect on the company itself, but the industry it was built to serve. After all, its road to becoming a trusted name in asphalt equipment was paved with a constant desire to grow...

Maintenance Inc. Celebrating 85 Years in the Industry

Maintenance Inc. Celebrating 85 Years in the Industry

A conversation with Maintenance Inc. President and CEO Mark McLeod about 2022, supply chain concerns, and our industry’s place in it all With the cold weather gone, pavement maintenance season has finally kicked off—but not without a slight chill of apprehension...

The  Leader of Pavement Preservation

The Leader of Pavement Preservation

By Chris M. Vacca Crafco transformed how pavement cracks were repaired over four decades ago. Today, they are among the most recognized and trusted materials and equipment manufacturers in the pavement preservation industry. Since 1976, Crafco has delivered the...

Designing, Manufacturing High-Quality Sweepers

Designing, Manufacturing High-Quality Sweepers

Smith Challenger Manufacturing & Services, Inc. By Jeff Winke Smith Challenger Manufacturing & Services, Inc. (SCM), which is headquartered in Lakeland Florida SCM designs and manufactures industrial sweepers for the construction and paving industries. Founded...

Etnyre, An Asphalt Roadbuilding Industry Leader

Etnyre, An Asphalt Roadbuilding Industry Leader

It started with a simple powerful idea By Jeff Winke To truly appreciate a company and its success and prominence in its industry it helps to know its roots. For Etnyre International it means going way back to the turn of the century... not this century, but the...

Paving Contractor Network Provides Benefits

Paving Contractor Network Provides Benefits

It started with a simple powerful idea By Jeff Winke Need answers right now...need help right now...need to reach someone right now.... the telephone is the best solution. Forget texting, online chat rooms, Facebook messaging, email, grab the phone and dial the number...

New Name, Same Game

New Name, Same Game

Carlson Paving Products is now Astec -- but don’t expect a change in quality or dependability By Jeff Winke For more than 30 years, Tacoma-based Carlson Paving Products, Inc. has built a name as a leader in commercial paving equipment. That didn’t stop when Carlson...

Highway/Heavy Contractor Tango Construction Thrives

Highway/Heavy Contractor Tango Construction Thrives

Benefits from aligning with Falcon Asphalt Repair Equipment By Jeff Winke Tango Construction is located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, a city with roots back to the 1660s when the wilderness there was known as Turkey Hills. Where the New England city is now located had...

Sweeping Success

Sweeping Success

Bucher’s mechanical and vacuum sweeper solutions give customers the versatility and reliability they need to succeed on site By Matt Starnes In the world of asphalt, construction, and paving, there’s a belief that using a mechanical street sweeper is the right fit for...

Just the Facts: The Real Rundown on Infrared

Just the Facts: The Real Rundown on Infrared

KM International helps clear up the confusion around thais cutting-edge tech By now, most asphalt contractors are familiar with the infrared asphalt repair process -- or have at least heard it mentioned in various ads, articles, and trade shows. Although many...

Pitch Black®

Pitch Black®

Why an Asphalt Emulsion Sealcoat Plant is the Next Gold Mine By Nicole Larsen Have you ever toured a mine? We have them in our backyard in Virginia City, NV – home of the famous Comstock Lode silver ore discovery and gold mines. Virginia City became famous during the...

Maintaining Smooth Rideability

Maintaining Smooth Rideability

Rapid manhole risers provide flush fit every time By Angus W. Stocking The construction goal for any asphalt paved surface is a smooth rideable surface that lasts. A smooth surface reduces damage to the pavement, necessitating fewer repairs. It improves fuel...

Cimline: On the Road Again

Cimline: On the Road Again

Cimline shows off new innovations with an ambitious 40 state tour. Sometimes, the most innovative solution is one that’s already tried and true. That’s the case this year for Minnesota-based Cimline. In a year where trade show cancellations and public health safety...

More then Maintaining

More then Maintaining

A Q&A with the seasoned veterans of Maintenance, Inc. For 83 years, Maintenance, Inc. has helped the nation’s contractors stay stocked and ready for any job that comes their way. After getting its start paving runways during World War II, the company quickly grew...

The Proof is in the Pavement

The Proof is in the Pavement

Crack Sealing Is the Lowest-Cost, Highest-Benefit Pavement Preservation Treatment The inevitability of decay should be a great motivator for planned, preventive maintenance, especially when considering the alternatives. Yet, surprisingly, many view routine maintenance...

Same Hog, New Tricks

Same Hog, New Tricks

Hog Technologies expands into yet another market with the Grinder Hog Despite its name, Hog Technologies isn’t known for being fat and happy. Since its founding in 1988 as Waterblasting Technologies, the Florida-based manufacturer has cemented itself as a preeminent...

Sealing Their Fate

Sealing Their Fate

Utah-based Andersen Asphalt is using Rayner Equipment to pave its path to success When he first heard about the RaynMaker, Derek Anderson admits he was a bit skeptical. His concerns centered around the common problems with spraying fine aggregate filled sealcoat;...

The 800 PAVEMENT Network

The 800 PAVEMENT Network

Get more work with a memorable phone number Branding is the essence of every company. How you choose to brand your company says everything about you, your employees, your customers, and your presence within the industry. Marketing has never been more important,...

Win More Jobs In Less Time

Win More Jobs In Less Time

How Go iPave Drives Growth and Competitive Advantage for Pavement Maintenance Contractors A little more than 10 years ago, Go iPave showed the world what the intersection between high-end computer technology and the down-and-dirty paving industry could look like....

Elegantly Simple By Design

Elegantly Simple By Design

The Bucher Municipal E35m was designed as an answer to their customers’ toughest feedback As a leading equipment manufacturer, Bucher Municipal fields questions and requests from asphalt & paving contractors and municipal industries around the world. But Bucher...

Pitch Black® Why Quality Always Shines Through

Pitch Black® Why Quality Always Shines Through

U.S. Seal proves creating great products is always the best marketing strategy Pitch Black’s Brand Strategy is Rooted in Marketing Theory. When we first made Pitch Black asphalt emulsion sealcoat, so many years ago, we never thought to make a cheap, low-grade...