Back in 2004, RAM Pavement founder and president Rob Miller gambled big with his career on the line and no clear idea whether his risky play would lead to future success in the paving industry. At that time, Miller was working for a company beset by financial management problems, and as an unhappy employee he reached the point where he issued an proclamation to his fellow coworkers in North Carolina.

Construction work is always a problem/solution scenario. What separates ordinary contractors from great ones is the vigor with which they pursue these solutions to get the job done right and on time. That requires passion — something that Delaware Valley Paving has an abundance of.

Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co. announced its partnership as an authorized dealer of Weiler Forestry products. Known for its high-quality paving equipment, Weiler acquired the purpose-built forestry product line from Caterpillar. Weiler is a strong leader in the paving industry and with its focus on customer-driven product innovation, reliability and value, Cleveland Brothers is confident that Weiler Forestry will produce a comprehensive portfolio of forestry equipment to support its thriving customer base, the company said.

Ring Power is now the exclusive dealer of Weiler commercial paving products for north and central Florida. Since 2008, Ring Power has been a Weiler dealer of windrow elevators, road wideners, static double drum rollers, front mount screeds and soil stabilizers.

With the turn of the calendar often comes change. For Carolina Cat, the new year brought new product lines and partnerships. Effective Jan. 1, 2019, all Carolina Cat locations in the western half of North Carolina — Asheville, Charlotte Main, Charlotte North, Charlotte South, Deep Gap, Goldsboro, Sylva, Greensboro, Hickory, Monroe and Troy — began carrying both NorAm and the full Weiler lines, including Weiler's commercial paving line, which was created in 2010 with the launch of the P385 paver.

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announces its 2018 officers as well as directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors and AG and CE Sector Boards at its recent annual business meeting. 2018 AEM Officers are:Chair Richard M. Goldsbury, Regional President, North America & Oceania, Doosan Bobcat Inc.