(PRWEB) February 21, 2014
FORTA® Corporation, a worldwide leader in fiber reinforcement technology for concrete and asphalt, has named Scott Nazar its technical manager of asphalt.
“We are very excited to have Scott join the team at FORTA® Corporation, as we expand our asphalt footprint across the globe,” said Martin Doody, national sales manager for FORTA® Corporation. “His extensive background and industry experience makes him a strong addition to our team of professionals.”
In his new role at FORTA®, Scott will lead company efforts on asphalt placement and compaction techniques and processes, including large DOT scale to commercial applications, quality assurance and quality control procedures and plant calibration. He will also coordinate material testing and lab procedures.
Before joining FORTA, Nazar spent nearly a decade and a half in various roles at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Most recently, he served as section chief for materials innovation management, where he led the pavement material functions within the Roadway Management Division (RMD) to ensure maximum utilization of the resources dedicated to pavements. He also provided assistance, direction and oversight to various districts by developing and implementing a comprehensive support program through the analysis of data of many types of materials used in highway construction and maintenance.
Prior to his promotion to section chief, Nazar was the statewide Bridge Maintenance Coordinator providing assistance to all districts on priority bridge maintenance activities.
He also was a senior civil engineer supervisor involved in development and coordination of traffic signal activities and Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) projects.
Additionally, he spent four years as a quality control technician in private sector asphalt plants and was chairman of the North East Pavement Preservation Partnership in 2013.
Nazar holds a bachelor’s degree in structural design and construction engineering technology from Penn State University, as well as an associate’s degree in mechanical engineering technology from Harrisburg Area Community College.
FORTA® Corporation, founded in 1978, was the first producer to introduce synthetic fiber reinforcements to the U.S. construction market. Today, the company, based in Grove City, Pennsylvania, holds more patents than any other company in the industry, and is recognized as a world leader in synthetic fiber research and development, with successful applications around the world.