CEI announces transition in manufacturing

Pittsboro, NC (July 12, 2019) —  CEI’s parent corporation, Astec Industries, has announced a plan to consolidate manufacturing operations. As part of this consolidation, the manufacture of CEI products will transition to other of Astec’s numerous manufacturing facilities.

From December 26, 2019 forward, CEI hot oil heaters and tank-related products will be manufactured at Heatec, Inc., located in Chattanooga, TN. CEI concrete products will be manufactured at RexCon, Inc., located in Burlington, Wisconsin.

Mike Anderson, President of CEI Enterprises, wishes to emphasize that CEI customers will continue to receive long-term and comprehensive product support, stating:

"We will be working closely with Heatec and RexCon to ensure customers needs are met for current and future orders, as well as for parts and service on existing equipment for years to come. Astec has earned a reputation for great customer service, and I want to ensure all CEI customers that we will follow through with our commitments during and after this transition."

For additional information, please contact the CEI Sales Department at 800.545.4034.


Media Resources — Press Images:

  • A loader operator loads sand into one of the 4 bins of the Fusion™ concrete batch plant at Capital Ready Mix Concrete in Pittsboro, NC. ©2019 CEI Enterprises, Inc.
  • Capital Ready Mix Concrete's offices are elegantly furnished with artwork on the walls and a large conference table made from a single slab of Indonesian chamcha wood. ©2019 CEI Enterprises, Inc.
  • Sara Lochren, Executive Vice President of Capital Ready Mix Concrete, sits in her spacious office with her maltipoos. ©2019 CEI Enterprises, Inc.
  • One of Capital Ready Mix Concrete's plant operators sits at the Jonel controls of the CEI Fusion concrete batch plant. ©2019 CEI Enterprises, Inc.
  • A loader operator loads 67 stone into one of the 4 bins of the Fusion™ concrete batch plant at Capital Ready Mix Concrete in Pittsboro, NC. ©2019 CEI Enterprises, Inc.

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