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Compaction Basics For Success

Compaction Basics For Success

By John Greaney Early in my career, I was told a truth that has rung true for years. An experienced contactor said, “A good roller man can make a bad paving job look good, but a bad roller man can really mess up the best paving job.” There have been many innovations...

Small Pavers, Big Producers

Small Pavers, Big Producers

Size can make the difference on meeting needs By Jeff Winke Small asphalt paving machines occupy a comfortable, valuable, and identifiable niche in the paving equipment market. The smaller, commercial class of pavers––basically anything 16,000 pounds or less––often...

The Heat is On

The Heat is On

Soft Heat Manufacturing’s innovative approach is cooking up change When Ted Price needed a “game changer,” he knew exactly where to turn. Ted had recently purchased Diamond Pavement Maintenance Solutions, a once successful residential sealcoating company he’d been...

Leveraging Reputation

Leveraging Reputation

To Grow a Successful Pavement Maintenance Business You’ve probably heard the phrase, “You’re only as good as your reputation.” This is true in so many aspects of life, including business. The reality of today’s digital environment is that negative sentiments can...

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...

Free for All

Free for All

Stencil Plus is showing how free stencils can turn big profits Jeff Romszewicz, founder and President of Stencil Plus in Charleston, S.C., learned everything he needed to know about entrepreneurialism in elementary school – but he wasn’t in class. The legend goes like...

Buying a Used Paver

Buying a Used Paver

By Rick Smith Sometimes when a new paver is in the budget, new might not be the best option. While a new machine has many benefits such as warranty and depreciation, used machines carry a high return on investment. This month we will discuss the visual items that...