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KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens Donates $4K In Honor of Dealers

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700 W. 21st St.
Yankton, SD, 57078

Press release date: October 15, 2013

Yankton, S.D. – KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens has announced a donation of more than $4,000 to local and national charities selected by its dealer organization.

In lieu of the traditional awards typically given to dealers who exemplify excellence at the company’s annual National Dealer Conference, KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens decided to allow each award winner to select a charity to which to donate, said Marketing Manager Melinda Schweitzer.

“We wanted to continue to recognize our outstanding dealers for their commitment to the KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens brand, but we also wanted to recognize that our success means we have the opportunity to help others in need,” Schweitzer said.

Nine dealers were recognized for excellence with 21 awards at the company’s National Dealer Conference, held Sept. 16-19 in Eugene, Ore. Award winners included Road Machinery Supplies of Savage, Minn.; General Equipment and Supplies of Fargo, N.D.; Goodfellow Corporation of Boulder City, Nev.; G. W. Van Keppel Company of Kansas City, Kan.; Lonetrack Equipment/Chieftain Recycling Equipment of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; McAllister Equipment of Alsip, Ill.; Texas Bearing Company of Amarillo, Texas; Thompson Rolec Equipment of Lewiston, Maine; and American State Equipment of Little Chute, Wisc.

Charities included the American Red Cross, BC Children’s Hospital, Alberta Children’s Hospital, Eveline Rivers Christmas Project, Operation Breakthrough, Dempsey Challenge and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. In addition, funds were donated to dealer employees who had suffered an injury or illness.

KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens is a premier worldwide manufacturer of heavy equipment for the construction, aggregate and recycle markets. For more information about KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens, please visit

About KPI-JCI & Astec Mobile Screens
KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens, Astec companies (NASDAQ: ASTE), is a world-wide leader in manufacturing equipment for the aggregate, construction, paving and recycling industries. As an innovative, high integrity manufacturer, KPI-JCI develops quality, state-of-the-art products and has the ability to engineer custom products because of a highly qualified engineering staff. KPI and JCI joined together in 1998 with the purchase of JCI by Astec Industries. KPI and JCI joined together in 2006 in a marketing effort under the KPI-JCI logo. Astec Mobile Screens and KPI-JCI joined sales and marketing efforts in the spring of 2008. KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens proudly manufacture its products in Yankton, South Dakota, Eugene, Oregon and Sterling, Illinois. For more information, call (605) 668-2524 or visit the web site at

For more information, contact:
Michelle Cwach
Media Relations Manager
KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens
700 West 21st Street

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