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Johnson Crushers International (KPI-JCI) Celebrates 3,000th Screen Sold
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Johnson Crushers International (KPI-JCI) Celebrates 3,000th Screen Sold

Eugene, Ore. – Johnson Crushers International, Inc. (KPI-JCI) recently celebrated the shipment of its 3,000th screen, marking nearly $200 million in revenue for the company from screen sales and providing 47 high-quality, U.S.-based jobs to its skilled workforce. We are very proud that our success as an American manufacturer has allowed us to create jobs in Oregon and beyond," said JCI...

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KPI-JCI Pugmill Shipped to Russia for First Time

Yankton, S.D. – A Russian construction company recently visited the Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc. (KPI-JCI) factory in Yankton, S.D., to review its purchase of KPI-JCI material handling equipment that has never before been used in the country. Nikolai Skripal and his wife, Svetlana, owners of Gazpromdorstroy Construction Company in Orenburg, Russia, visited the manufacturing facility to approve the...

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Alden Promoted to Product Manager for KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens

EUGENE, Ore.Â-  – KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens has promoted Nick Alden to product manager at Johnson Crushers International, its Oregon manufacturing facility. Alden, who has worked as a design engineer for mobile and portable equipment for the past seven years, will transition into his new position once his current projects are complete. Prior to working for the company, Alden served...

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Astec Industries Promotes Elliott to Group Vice President

EUGENE, Ore.Â- – Astec Industries has named Jeff Elliott as group vice president of the Astec Aggregate Mining Group. His responsibilities will include direct oversight of Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc. (KPI) in Yankton, S.D., Johnson Crushers International (JCI) in Eugene, Ore., Astec Mobile Screens in Sterling, Ill., and Telestack Ltd. in Omagh County, Tyrone, Northern Ireland. KPI-JCI and Astec...

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Jeff Schwarz Named President of KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens' Oregon Facility

EUGENE, Ore.Â- – KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens has named Jeff Schwarz president of Johnson Crushers International, the company’s Oregon manufacturing facility. In his new leadership position, which he assumes July 1, Schwarz will be responsible for setting and achieving the goals and objectives for the manufacturing facility. Schwarz will report directly to Jeff Elliott, who assumed...

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KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens Hires Don Mueller as Regional Sales Manager

Eugene, Ore.Â- – KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens has hired Don Mueller as a regional sales manager for the northwest territory for its track-mounted products. In his new position, Mueller will cover Washington, Oregon, northern California, Hawaii, Alaska, British Columbia, Alberta, Montana and Wyoming. Most recently, Mueller served as a territory manager for Astec AggReCon West, a KPI-JCI...

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Johnson Crushers International Recognized as 'Best of the Best' with Astec Top Honor

Eugene, Ore. – Johnson Crushers International, Inc. (KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens) took home the prestigious Astec Industries Chairman’s Award in recognition of its outstanding performance in 2014. The Astec Industries Chairman’s Award was established in February 2014 to annually recognize the top-performing individual subsidiary of Astec Industries. The award was given March 3 during...

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Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc. Honored with Chairman's Circle Award

Yankton, S.D.Â- – Astec Industries recognized Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc. (KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens) with the Chairman’s Circle Award March 3 during ConExpo-Con/Agg in Las Vegas, Nev. The Chairman’s Circle Award, which was established in February 2014, is presented annually to subsidiaries of Astec Industries in recognition of outstanding overall performance. Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc....

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KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens Celebrates Record Sales Year, Honors Award Winners

Yankton, S.D. –Â- KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens celebrated a record year and honored nine employees for excellence at its annual sales meeting, held in February in Yankton, S.D. 2013 marked an all-time sales record since the company’s inception in 1928, according to Mike Johnson, vice president of sales and marketing. KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens is a premier worldwide...

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Vig Honored with NSSGA Grasstops CEO of the Year Award

Yankton, S.D.Â- – Group President Joe Vig has been named Grasstops CEO of the Year by the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA). The Grasstops CEO of the Year award honors the chief executive officer who has been particularly active in recruiting those outside the aggregates industry in advocating for transportation, as well as setting an example for employees regarding the...

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Newman Promoted to Parts Sales Director for KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens

Yankton, S.D.Â- – KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens has promoted Ryan Newman to director of parts sales for the company’s three manufacturing facilities. Newman, who has worked for the company’s Yankton, S.D.-manufacturing facility since 1999 and has served as parts manager since 2010, will assume his new position May 1. Newman replaces Unajean Peaks, who retires April 30 after 40 years...

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LaCroix Hired as Parts Sales Representative at KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens

Yankton, S.D. –Â- KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens has hired Kyle LaCroix as a domestic outside parts sales representative. In his new position, LaCroix will support authorized dealers in his territory with parts sales. Prior to working for KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens, LaCroix worked in territory sales at Foster Babcock and Associates in Kansas City, Mo. Ryan Newman, director of parts...

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