CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTE) announces today that it will participate in the BB&T Capital Markets Commercial and Industrial Conference in San Francisco, CA. on Wednesday, August 10, 2011. Stephen C. Anderson, Vice President of Administration and Director of Investor Relations will attend the meeting. 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.