ROSWELL, NM – July 20 -- 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.     
            Mr. Meeks comes to Western Emulsions with 18 years of experience at the New Mexico Department of Transportation, including the past two as District Two Engineer, responsible for the state’s entire Southeastern region.  In this capacity, he led all aspects of business management, construction, maintenance and engineering for the district. 
            “Western Emulsions is pleased to welcome Ralph Meeks to our growing organization,” said Wade Miller, Vice President of Sales.  “Few people have better insight to the challenges our customers in New Mexico face in keeping their roads in optimum condition, and Ralph is a proven leader who can make a difference with our unique pavement preservation approach.”
            Mr. Meeks’ professional accomplishments at NMDOT include overseeing the state’s first design-build transportation project, a $132-milion highway-widening through the environmentally sensitive Hondo Valley.  Previously, Mr. Meeks worked for the City of Las Cruces NM for seven years where he was named City Traffic Engineer.  A Roswell, NM native, he received an undergraduate degree in civil engineering in 1990 from New Mexico State University.

About Western Emulsions Inc.
With operations in California, Arizona, Oregon, New Mexico, Texas, Georgia and Montana, and sales & marketing covering the entire Western U.S., Western Emulsions Inc. is a leading innovator and supplier of branded 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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