Andrew Clayton Named Technical Director for Western Emulsions

March 28, 2011 -- 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, a leading regional manufacturer and supplier of sustainable, high performance products used in asphalt pavement preservation and recycling.

“We are pleased to welcome Andy to our team,” said Bob Koleas, Western Emulsions’ President and CEO.    “Innovation has been and will remain a cornerstone of our company, and we are excited to have Andy’s technical leadership as we continue to grow our markets and product offerings.”

Mr. Clayton is a 30-year veteran of the asphalt and petroleum industry. Prior to joining Western Emulsions, he was technical manager for PetroChem Manufacturing, where he was responsible for research and development of new and improved rubberized emulsion aggregate seal systems, along with technical marketing and sales force training.    He also innovated new products as technical manager for several other asphalt refineries during his career.

A graduate of California State University at Bakersfield, Mr. Clayton is an active member of the Asphalt Emulsions Manufacturers Association (AEMA), the California Chip Seal Association, and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM).

About Western Emulsions Inc.
With operations in California, Arizona, New Mexico and Montana and sales & marketing covering the entire Western U.S., Western Emulsions Inc. is a leading innovator and supplier of specialty and standard asphalt emulsions and raw asphalt used for pavement preservation, repair and restoration projects. The Company assists public agencies and owners of infrastructure in developing sustainable and cost-effective solutions to maintaining and recycling their asphalt pavements.

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