News

7/20/2015
New Mexico DOT Veteran Ralph Meeks, P.E. Joins Western Emulsions’ Sales Organization
Western Emulsions has named Ralph Meeks, P.E. as sales manager, responsible for the state of New Mexico.  A Professional Engineer, Mr. Meeks has more than 25 years experience and leadership in transportation engineering and pavement management in the state.  (read more)        
7/20/2015
Mike McWenie named Regional Sales Director for Arizona, New Mexico
Western Emulsions Inc. has named asphalt industry veteran Mike McWenie as Regional Sales Director, responsible for driving sales growth in Arizona and New Mexico for the company. (read more)

4/15/2015
Western Emulsions' Tucson Testing Lab Receives AASHTO Accreditation
Western Emulsions Inc. has earned accreditation for its Tucson asphalt and emulsions testing laboratory from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ (AASHTO) Accreditation Program (AAP), passing a rigorous... (read more)

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) 

1/1/2013
Western Emulsions Names Mark Happ Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Western Emulsions Inc. has named Mark Happ as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the regional asphalt emulsions manufacturer and leader in asphalt pavement preservation technologies. Mr. Happ...(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)