CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Nov. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Astec Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:ASTE) announces today that it will participate in the Robert W. Baird 2013 Industrial Conference in Chicago, Illinois on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Benjamin G. Brock, Group President – Asphalt, Richard J. Dorris, Group President – Energy and Stephen C. Anderson, Vice President of Administration and Director of Investor Relations will attend the conference. The presentation will be webcast at 3:00pm Central Time and can be obtained at http://wsw.com/webcast/baird36/ASTE 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: 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