Astec Announces Distribution Agreement with Modern Machinery

modernAstec Announces Distribution Agreement with Modern Machinery

Chattanooga, TN, January 13, 2021 — Astec Industries is pleased to announce that Modern Machinery will now offer Carlson, Peterson, and Roadtec products in Oregon, Washington, Montana, northern and central Idaho, and Wyoming. Modern Machinery is currently a valued dealer for Astec’s KPI‐JCI and Astec Mobile Screens.

Jeff Schwarz, President of Modern Machinery stated, “We’ve been fortunate enough to represent Astec Industries’ world class products for over 30 years and we look forward to our next 30 years of successful partnership.”

Tim Averkamp, Group President of Astec Industries, echoed the sentiment; “We look forward to building off our past and working together to deliver even greater value to our customers.”

Chris Colwell, VP of Channel Management for Astec Industries, concluded, “We are focused on providing our customers with exceptional products and outstanding support. This agreement allows our customers in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana to benefit from the finest products and support, in a convenient location.”

Modern Machinery Co., Inc., offers high quality heavy equipment and provides exceptional
product support to the construction, mining, and forestry industries. Modern Machinery was
founded in 1944 with a single location in Spokane, Washington. Today the company operates
11 full‐service branches in Montana, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon.

For more information contact:
Michael Spreadbury, Director of Marketing, Astec – Construction Machinery Solutions Group
Phone: 541.607.7911
Fax: 541.689.0804
About Astec Industries, Inc.

Astec Industries, Inc. is a manufacturer of specialized equipment for asphalt road building,
aggregate processing, and concrete production. Astec’s manufacturing operations are divided
into two primary business segments: Infrastructure Solutions that includes road building,
asphalt and concrete plant, thermal and storage solutions; and Materials Solutions that include
aggregate processing equipment. For additional information visit

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