CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Sept. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Astec Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:ASTE) announces today that it will attend the Global Hunter Securities Chicago Industrials Top Idea Conference in Chicago, IL on Thursday, September 5, 2013. Richard J. Dorris, Group V.P. – Energy, Richard A. Patek, Group V.P. – Aggregate & Mining and Stephen C. Anderson, Vice President of Administration and Director of Investor Relations will attend the conference. 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 oil, gas and water drilling 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.
CONTACT: For Additional Information Contact: Stephen C. Anderson Vice President of Administration and Director of Investor Relations Phone: (423) 553-5934 Fax: (423) 899-4456 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org