Astec Announces Distribution Agreement with Modern Machinery

January 14, 2021


Chattanooga, TN, January 13, 2021 — Astec Industries is pleased to announce that Modern Machinery will now offer Peterson, Carlson, and Roadtec products.Roadtec products will be available in Oregon, Washington, Montana, and Idaho. Carlson products will be available in Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. Peterson products will be available in Oregon, Washington, Montana, Wyoming and central and northern Idaho. Modern Machinery is currently a valued dealer for Astec’s KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens.

Jeff Schwarz, President of Modern Machinery stated, “We’ve been fortunate enough to represent Astec Industries’ world class products for over 30 years and we look forward to our next 30 years of successful partnership.”

Tim Averkamp, Group President of Astec Industries, echoed the sentiment; “We look forward to building off our past and working together to deliver even greater value to our customers.”

Chris Colwell, VP of Channel Management for Astec Industries, concluded, “We are focused on providing our customers with exceptional products and outstanding support. This agreement allows our customers in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana to benefit from the finest products and support, in a convenient location.”

Modern Machinery Co., Inc., offers high quality heavy equipment and provides exceptional product support to the construction, mining, and forestry industries. Modern Machinery was founded in 1944 with a single location in Spokane, Washington. Today the company operates 11 full-service branches in Montana, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon.