Asphalt Contractor Magazine Announces Top 30 Editor’s Choice Awards

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Underscoring the importance of the right equipment to a contractor’s bottom line, the editorial staff of Asphalt Contractor magazine selected the year’s best products for its Top 30 Editor’s Choice Awards. A blend of the proven, popular and new, the Top 30 reflects the breadth of products and equipment used by asphalt businesses.

Asphalt Contractor Editor's Choice Awards logo

Asphalt Contractor Editor's Choice Awards logo

Equipment is the lifeblood of asphalt contractors' businesses -- the right equipment choices can mean the difference between a profit or a loss on a project.

Asphalt contractors researching construction equipment purchases can find the industry’s preferred products, courtesy of the editors of Asphalt Contractor, the premier magazine dedicated to asphalt producers and contractors, and visitors to, the construction industry's #1 web portal.

The Top 30 Editor’s Choice Awards are chosen by the Asphalt Contractor editorial staff for meeting various criteria including longevity and consistency in the market, dependability, productivity and innovation. To gauge readers’ preferences, they also factored in how much interest these products received on the Buyers Guide at

“Equipment is the lifeblood of our readers’ businesses -- the right equipment choices can mean the difference between a profit or a loss on a project,” says Lisa Cleaver, Asphalt Contractor editor. “Every asphalt contractor has his or her favorite piece of equipment. Some pieces of equipment have proven their prowess for adding profits. Others are popular for their ease of use and high productivity. And then there are those exciting new introductions which offer the latest innovations. To honor those products which achieve these ideals, we offer this year’s Top 30 Editor’s Choice Awards.”

Asphalt Contractor, produced by AC Business Media, congratulates the following companies and products identified as the 2015 Top 30 Editor’s Choice Awards. Additional information on the winning products can be found in the May issue of Asphalt Contractor or at

8:12 Illumination LED Light Balloon
ADM EX Series Asphalt Plants
ALmix UF Series Drums
Astec V-Pack Stack Temperature Control System
Atlas Copco Dynapac CT 3000 Tamping Compactor
Bergkamp Smart Patching
BOMAG BW120SL-5 Roller
Caterpillar F Series (AP1000F/AP1055F) Pavers
Gencor Megaplant
Hamm HD+ i-Series Rollers
Hauck Megastar Burner
Heatec Barracuda
Libra Systems Camera ID
Maxam Safe-Sampler
MeadWestvaco Evotherm Warm Mix Additive
Navman Wireless Qtanium Telematics
OMI Industries Ecosorb
Process Heating Co. Lo-Density Tank Heater
Roadtec SX-6e Soil Stabilizer/Reclaimer
Rotochopper RG-1 Grinder
Sakai ND Series Rollers
Stansteel Combo Plants
Topcon P-32 Asphalt Paving System
Transtech SDG Gauge
Trimble RFID System
Vögele SUPER 2100-3i Paver
Volvo Density Direct
Weiler P385 Asphalt Paver
Wirtgen America W250i Milling Machine

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Published 10 times each year by AC Business Media, Asphalt Contractor magazine provides cutting-edge information on the entire life cycle of asphalt pavements – from production to paving to preservation – in every issue. Asphalt Contractor and its sister publication, Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction, sponsor National Pavement Expo, which will be Jan. 27-30, 2016, in Charlotte, NC.

AC Business Media, which produces National Pavement Expo, is a business-to-business media company with a portfolio of renowned brands in heavy construction, asphalt, paving, concrete, rental, sustainability, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain markets.

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