Calder Brothers, Greenville, S.C., manufactures of Mauldin Paving Products, had many of their machines on display. Ready to help are (L-R) Glen, Cameron and David Calder.
The co-located World of Asphalt Show & Conference and AGG1 Aggregates Forum & Expo were held March 13-15 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C. Leading companies showcased their newest products and technologies aimed at the aggregates, asphalt, pavement maintenance and traffic safety industry sectors.
The events posted record numbers for attendee registrants as well as amount of exhibit space (115,000-plus sq ft) and number of exhibitors (408). Also, a record number of education session tickets were sold (6,200-plus) for the shows’ signature learning programs: AGG1 Academy, Asphalt Pavement Conference and People, Plants and Paving Training Program.
“Attendees and their companies understand the importance of learning and networking to stay sharp and take advantage of a recovering economy. They know that the industry connections at World of Asphalt and AGG1 - between buyers and sellers, peer-to-peer and with industry experts - are invaluable to meet the business challenges still facing our industry sectors in the U.S. and world economies," stated Show Director Melissa Magestro.
More than 20 industry organizations were official supporters of World of Asphalt and AGG1, which are industry-owned and operated.
World of Asphalt is owned by National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) with Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA). AGG1 is owned by NSSGA. AEM produces both shows.
For more information,visit www.worldofasphalt.com and www.agg1.org.