Astec forms company for mobile screen sales and distribution

Astec Industries has formed a new company, Astec Mobile Screens, in its aggregate and mining group. The company will be responsible for sales and distribution of mobile screening plants manufactured by Astec Industries. Astec said in a press release it intends to create a division focused on marketing, developing and supporting mobile screening plant products. The company’s aggregate and mining group subsidiaries will continue to design, manufacture and market all other products not classified in the mobile screening plant offering. Headquarters for the new division will be in Sterling, Ill., with final integration of sales and distribution responsibilities expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2004.