Innovation, New Technology Top the List of this Year's Top 30 Editor's Choice Picks

The editorial staff of Asphalt Contractor wade through myriad products to find the best road building products in the industry

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Next to your employees, your equipment fleet is one of the most important aspects of your company that you manage every day. It's the lifeblood of your business and making the right equipment choices can mean the difference between a profit or a loss on any given project.

Every asphalt contractor has his or her favorite piece of equipment. Some pieces have proven their prowess for adding profits. Others are popular for their ease of use and high productivity. And then there are those exciting new introductions which offer the latest innovations.

To honor those products which achieve those ideals, we bring you Asphalt Contractor's Top 30 Editor's Choice Awards. On the following pages, you'll find a selection of equipment and tools chosen by our editorial staff for meeting a set of criteria, including longevity and consistency in the market, productivity and innovation.

To gauge your preferences, we also factored in how much interest these products received on the Buyer's Guide at As you browse the next few pages, you'll notice the emphasis this year on innovations and new technology. There were a lot of great product introductions in the last 12 months and you guys took note by requesting additional information on those products.

We offer key points of interest about the features and benefits of each of our winners. For more information, including videos, brochures and more, on any of our winners, visit and simply search its numerical code.

Don't forget that thousands of products of every type and category are available in our Buyer's Guide at, your go-to source for product information.