Interactive historical timeline for KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens. Click on a year to learn more.
Louis Johnson founds EIJay in Eugene, Oregon.
EIJay closes; Johnson Crushers International begins.
Astec purchases Johnson Crushers International (JCI)
KPI and JCI merge sales and distribution organizations.
Russell Grader Manufacturing sells part of its product line and continues as Pioneer Gravel Equipment.
Poor & Company purchases Pioneer Gravel Equipment.
Poor & Company goes public as Portec.
Portec Construction Equipment Division (CED) is launched.
Astec purchases CED; renames Kolberg-Pioneer.
Kolberg Manufacturing starts operations in Yankton, South Dakota.
Kolberg Manufacturing purchases Wemco.
Portec purchases Kolberg Manufacturing.
KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens is established.
PEP begins manufacturing in Sterling, Illinois.
Astec purchases PEP.