Astec Industries, Inc. To Present At Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference

Monday, August 11, 2014

Astec Industries, Inc. announced Monday that it will participate in the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference in New York, N.Y. on Wednesday.

Benjamin G. Brock, president and CEO, David C. Silvious, chief financial officer and Stephen C. Anderson, vice president of Administration and director of Investor Relations will attend the conference.

The presentation will be webcast at 8:30 a.m. and can be obtained at

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