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ISSA wraps up 28th annual Slurry Systems Workshop


January 31, 2013
By Aggregates and Roadbuilding

January
31, 2013, Las Vegas, NV – The International Slurry Surfacing Association (ISSA)
held its 28th annual Slurry Systems Workshop (SSWS) at the Texas Station Hotel
& Casino in Las Vegas, January 22 – 25, 2013.

January
31, 2013, Las Vegas, NV – The International Slurry Surfacing Association (ISSA)
held its 28th annual Slurry Systems Workshop (SSWS) at the Texas Station Hotel
& Casino in Las Vegas, January 22 – 25, 2013.

 

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The
four-day workshop included speakers discussing topics ranging from Marketing for Pavement Preservation
Contractors
and Getting Started with
Social Media
to hands-on sessions covering Micro-Surfacing Hand Mixes and
Slurry/Micro Calibration. Speakers included: motivational speaker Wally
Adamchik (FireStarter Consultanting); Ryan Terry (Terry Asphalt Materials);
Howie Snyder (Vance Brothers Inc.); Blaine Hone (VSS Macropaver); Larry
Tompkins (Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions Inc.); Debbi Deep (MWV Specialty
Chemicals); Jason Bergkamp (Bergkamp Inc.) and over thirty more industry
experts.

 

The
workshop was organized by the ISSA SSWS Committee: Rex Eberly (Ballou Pavement
Solutions), Chair; Jason Bergkamp (Bergkamp Inc.); Sallie Houston (Valley
Slurry Seal); Chuck Ingram (Slurry Pavers); Mark McCollough (Missouri Petroleum);
Brad Pearce (Viking Construction); Stephan Romanchak (Ergon Asphalt &
Emulsions); Howie Snyder (Vance Brothers) and Rich Wenthe (MWV Asphalt
Innovations).

 

Chuck
Ingram, sales manager for Slurry Pavers Inc. and SSWS Outdoor Demo Coordinator
says, “This workshop is great. I always look forward to the demos and hands on
experience each year.”

 

The
attendance at the SSWS included 60 government officials representing 29
municipalities, and 260 industry attendees representing 8 countries and 32
different States within the US.

 

The SSWS
was sponsored by: AkzoNobel, American Pavement Preservation, BASF, Bergkamp
Inc., Corsitech, Crafco Inc., E.D. Etnyre Co., Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions,
Inc., Intermountain Slurry Seal, J. Di Iorio Construction Ltd., MeadWestvaco
Asphalt Innovations, Petrochem Manufacturing, Rayner Equipment Systems, Road
Science, Slurry Pavers, Inc., Southwest Slurry Seal, Tymco Inc., Valley Slurry
Seal, Vance Brothers, Inc., VM Fiber Feeder and VSS Macropaver.

 

Full
information and updates on ISSA are available online at slurry.org and on
Facebook at www.facebook.com/issa.social and Twitter @ISSAhq.