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3/18/2015 Western Emulsions' Robert Koleas honored with industry lifetime achievement award at Paris meeting
Paris – The Asphalt Emulsion Manufacturers Association (AEMA) recently inducted Western Emulsions’ Vice Chairman Robert D. Koleas into its Hall of Fame, the industry’s highest honor for lifetime achievement.   (read more)
2/23/2015

Western Emulsions acquires Oregon manufacturing location
White City, OR - Western Emulsions Inc. announced it has acquired an existing asphalt emulsion manufacturing facility in White City, OR from Modesto, CA-based Morgan Emultech, dba VSS Emultech.  (read more)

1/19/2015

Guardtop to manufacture asphalt sealcoat products in Atlanta area
Rockmart, GA –
GuardTop, LLC, a division of Tucson-based Western Emulsions Inc., today announced it has acquired a regional asphalt sealcoat manufacturing facility (read more) 

8/6/2014

Western Emulsions opens manufacturing facility in Temple, TX
Temple, TX -- Western Emulsions Inc. has announced the opening of a new asphalt emulsion manufacturing plant at an industrial park in Temple, north of Austin.  The company manufactures liquid asphalt  (read more) 

11/1/2012 Kevin M. Trant Named CEO at Western Emulsions Inc.
TUCSON, AZ -- Western Emulsions Inc., a leading asphalt emulsion manufacturer and provider of sustainable pavement preservation and recycling solutions, today announced the appointments of Kevin M. Trant to Chief Executive Officer, and Robert Koleas as Vice Chairman of the Board. (read more) 

3/28/2011

Andrew Clayton Named Technical Director for Western Emulsions
Dana Point, CA-- Western Emulsions Inc. announced it has appointed C. Andrew Clayton to the position of Technical Director. Mr. Clayton will be responsible for product advancement and development for the company... (read more)

3/15/2011

Western Emulsions Promotes Joe Platt to General Manager
Dana Point, CA -- Western Emulsions Inc., a regional supplier of sustainable asphalt solutions for road preservation and recycling, has promoted Joe D. Platt to the position of General Manager, announced President & CEO Bob Koleas. (read more)

2/07/2011

Bob McCrea Garners Lifetime Achievement Award for Contribution to Pavement Preservation Industry
Ontario, CA -- Robert ‘Bob’ McCrea, P.E. has been awarded with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the California Chip Seal Association, the state’s leading pavement preservation organization, at the organization’s annual conference in February 2011. (read more)

2/03/2010

New Western Emulsions asphalt terminal brings jobs & economic activity to Pinal County, AZ
Coolidge, AZ -- Western Emulsions Inc., a leading asphalt emulsions manufacturer with sales and operations in 10 western U.S. states, announced today the commencement of operations of a new $12 million asphalt storage and distribution terminal... (read more) 

10/20/2009

Western Emulsions Awarded Second U.S. Patent for Technological Innovation
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has awarded Western Emulsions Inc. a new U.S. Patent for its PASS® emulsion formula. U.S. Patent #7,357,594 recognizes a unique and innovative method developed by Western Emulsions to...(read more)

5/06/2009

Western Emulsions to Operate Emulsions Manufacturing Plant in Billings, MT
Billings, MT -- Western Emulsions, Inc, a leading innovator and supplier of asphalt emulsions products used for pavement preservation, repair and restoration, announced today it has agreed to lease and operate an existing emulsions manufacturing plant...(read more)