CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Astec Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASTE) announces today that it will be unable to participate in the CJS Securities Eleventh Annual "New Ideas For The New Year" Investor Conference in New York, New York on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 due to travel restrictions resulting from inclement weather. Astec Industries, Inc., ( www.astecindustries.com), is a manufacturer of specialized equipment for building and restoring the world's infrastructure. Astec's manufacturing operations are divided into four primary business segments: asphalt production equipment, mobile asphalt paving equipment, aggregate processing and mining equipment, and underground boring, directional drilling and trenching equipment. Additionally, the Other Group contains one subsidiary that manufactures equipment used for wood processing and recycling and one that is a company-owned dealership located in Australia. SOURCE Astec Industries, Inc.