Wirtgen Group

In 2013, W.I. Clark acquired the Kleemann line of aggregate and recycling products when the Wirtgen Group brought the products to the United States. W.I. Clark had already been a Wirtgen Group dealer for milling machines, Vogele pavers and Hamm compactors.

Following its successful market launch, cold milling machine specialist Wirtgen is rounding out its new generation of large milling machines at the ConExpo-Con/AGG 2020. The W 250 Fi and W 220 Fi will make their world premiere at the show. The two W 210 Fi and W 207 Fi large milling machines as well as the W 380 CRi cold recycler, exhibited together as a recycling train, will make their North American debut.

At World of Concrete 2020, Wirtgen Group will show an inset concrete paving train, consisting of two new machines being introduced to the world at the show: the WPS 62i placer/spreader, and SP 124i slipform paver, plus the TCM 180i texture curing machine.

JESCO Inc. will host an Octoberfest-themed Customer Appreciation Day on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at its Deer Park, N.Y., facility, located at 110 East Jefryn Boulevard. In addition to enjoying great food and many door prizes, attendees will have an opportunity to benefit from a variety of educational workshops.

The Nortrax locations in Pembroke, N.H., and Springfield, Vt., will become distributors of Wirtgen Group products. These locations will have responsibility for servicing and supporting Wirtgen Group customers for the entire state of New Hampshire and the eastern counties of Vermont.

At World of Concrete 2019 in Las Vegas in January, Wirtgen Group will introduce the new AutoPilot 2.0, present three Wirtgen slipform pavers plus a texture curing machine, and show a Kleemann mobile crusher. Wirtgen Group will exhibit at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Hall, stand No.

The history of Highway Contractors Inc. is long and varied. It includes changes in names, ownership and types of work. But, one thing has remained nearly constant through more than five decades — the Adams family lineage. “What we specialize in may have shifted, but with a slight exception, a family member has been at the helm from day one,” said Ashley Adams, president of Highway Contractors.

Poe Asphalt Paving marks its 65th anniversary this year as the company's history dates back to 1953 when Ernie Poe and Kenny Knapp formed a firm known simply as Asphalt Paving in Clarkston, Wash. Today, Poe Asphalt Paving has multiple locations that cover a significant portion of the Pacific Northwest and is led by third- and fourth-generation members of the Poe family.

2017 yielded a flurry of activity for some of the biggest names in the construction industry. Mergers, acquisitions and partnership announcements made headlines at a steady pace throughout the year as businesses did their part to strengthen the brands so many rely on to get the job done.

Deere & Company has completed its acquisition of the Wirtgen Group, the leading manufacturer worldwide of road construction equipment. In June, Deere announced a definitive agreement to purchase the international privately-held company. “The Wirtgen Group will enhance the size, scale and stature of our construction equipment business and will help Deere continue its global growth,” said Samuel R.

The new generation of Wirtgen small milling machines — with the W 35 Ri as the smallest member, the 20-in. (50 cm) W 50 Ri and W 60 Ri, and the 3 ft. 3 in. (1.0 m) W 100 Ri and W 120 Ri machines — have a uniform operating concept centered on the ergonomically designed multifunctional armrest.