CEI enters concrete plant market
CEI Enterprises is now developing a full new line of concrete production plants. This takes the firm, part of Astec Industries, into a new business segment and CEI is working on the engineering required as well as planning its manufacturing and marketing operations for these units. The range will include nine new designs of concrete plants and will include both traditional batch plants and innovative new plant technologies. Included in the new innovative technologies will be the conventional concrete, roller compacted concrete (RCC), and cement treated base (CTB) plant designs that had previously been produced by Astec INC. With this technology transfer, Astec INC is exiting the concrete production plant business to focus on a new renewable energy product line and all concrete plant prodution equipment is being moved over to CEI. The firm says that its new concrete plants will feature innovative, technology that will offer new solutions to contractors building heavy civil, airport and highway and projects, providing higher quality concrete at lower production costs.