Hot Mix February 2011

News from the paving and pavement maintenance industry.

Advanced Drainage Systems Adds Frederick Precast
Advanced Drainage Systems Inc., Hilliard, OH, recently acquired the assets of Frederick Precast Concrete Inc., Greencastle, PA, a manufacturer of box culverts, riser structures, and precast drop manholes for storm drain and sanitary sewer lines, plus precast endwalls.

ADS purchased the Foltz Concrete Pipe Company of Winston-Salem, NC, in April and Piedmont Concrete of Pineville, NC, in May and now offers a complete line of sanitary, storm, and water structures to the mid-Atlantic United States.

NAPSA Changes Management Company
Effective January 1, the North American Power Sweeping Association is managed by Advanced Management Concepts. AMC is located at 136 South Keowee St. Dayton, OH, 45402; (888) 757-0130; Fax (937) 222-5794. The NAPSA website ( and e-mail ( remain unchanged.

Industry Appointments
Randy Dickens is sales manager, Midwest region, for the direct sales channel of Federal Signal's Environmental Solutions Group. Operating out of Seneca, IL, Dickens manages new unit sales for the Guzzler, Vactor HXX, and Jetstream brands in the industrial, utility, and construction market segments in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin.

At Stewart-Amos Sweeper Co., Harrisburg, PA, John Paraschak is vice president of sales & marketing….Mike Roberto is heavy construction territory manager for Paladin Construction Group, Akron, OH, covering the Ohio Valley….At Schwarze Industries, Huntsville, AL, Chris Crews is national sales manager for the new S-Series sweeper sales team