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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...

Rising to the Occasion

Rising to the Occasion

New Philadelphia makes adjustable risers standard for road projects By Angus Stocking For many, New Philadelphia, Ohio, is a slice of midwestern Americana you don’t often find anymore. Its Victorian houses, quaint-yet-bustling downtown area and tree-lined streets are...

Cooking Up Another Winner

Cooking Up Another Winner

Cimline serves up another cutting-edge innovation By Katie Johnson The common idiom, “the proof is in the pudding,” represents the idea that one’s effort and planning – or lack thereof – are always evident in the finished product. And, given how precise one needs to...

Maintaining Excellence

Maintaining Excellence

Company’s long history shines light in uncertain times By Aaron Garcia For a host of reasons, Adam Wellman said that the COVID-19 pandemic has been different from the other business-blocking issues that Maintenance, Inc., has faced in the past. Oil embargos, fuel and...

All Pavement is UNIQUE

All Pavement is UNIQUE

Excellence Doesn’t End With Pothole Repairs: UNIQUE Paving Materials Unveils New Solutions for Your Maintenance Plan Imagine a summer so hot the rubber on your shoes melts to the asphalt and your skin prickles in the heat. Just a few months later, sub-zero winter...

Seal-Rite: Strong, Economical and Well-Built

Seal-Rite: Strong, Economical and Well-Built

Real-world experience helps Seal-Rite create solutions that work Technically speaking, Seal-Rite’s history as one of the sealcoating industry’s top equipment manufacturers may have started nearly 25 years ago, but it was the 20 years before that, when he was actually...

Make it Rayn

Make it Rayn

At Rayner Equipment Systems, being cutting-edge is a tradition Before Ken Talley and his team from Talley Oil visited Gordon Rayner of Rayner Equipment Systems a few years ago, they were convinced they’d need to design a whole new sealer. Talley said the company, now...