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Astec Announces Distribution Agreement with Modern Machinery

SALEM, OR — Astec Industries announces that Modern Machinery will now offer Carlson, Peterson, and Roadtec products in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana. Modern Machinery is currently a dealer for Astec’s KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens.

“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,”said Jeff Schwarz, President of Modern Machinery.

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

“We are focused on providing our customers with exceptional products and outstanding support," said Chris Colwell, Vice President of Channel Management for Astec Industries. "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 heavy equipment and provides 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.

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, which includes road building, asphalt and concrete plants, and thermal and storage solutions; and Materials Solutions, which includes aggregate processing equipment.

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