Kirby Promoted to North American Sales Director- East

Kolberg Pioneer, Inc., Johnson Crushers International, Inc. and Astec Mobile Screens, Inc. are pleased to announce the promotion of Darren Kirby to North America Sales Director – East.

In his new position, Kirby will be responsible for directing, administering and coordinating all domestic field sales operations for the eastern region. In his new role, he will report to the vice president, sales & marketing to establish and attain annual sales goals for his respective region.

Kirby has been employed at KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens since 2007, his most recent position being Regional Sales Manager – Southeast. He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute and has been involved in the aggregate industry since 1996.

“With over 20 years of experience working in the aggregate industry, Darren’s unique background, having worked with producers as well as manufacturers, will allow us to better understand and meet the needs of our customers,” said Ron Earl, vice president, sales & marketing.

Darren Kirby can be reached at darrenkirby@kolbergpioneer.com or (540) 798-1922.

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About Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc., Johnson Crushers International, Inc. and Astec Mobile Screens, Inc.

Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc., Johnson Crushers International, Inc. and Astec Mobile Screens, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTE) are worldwide leaders in manufacturing equipment for the aggregate, construction and recycling industries. As innovative, high integrity manufacturers, they develop quality, state-of-the-art products and have the ability to engineer custom products with their highly qualified engineering staff. Kolberg Pioneer, Inc. manufactures its products in Yankton, South Dakota, Johnson Crushers International, Inc. in Eugene, Oregon and Astec Mobile Screens, Inc. in Sterling, Illinois. For more information, call (605) 668-2524 or visit the website at www.kpijci.com.