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Stop the Cycle: Asphalt Recycling Leads to Longer-Lasting Repairs

Are you a representative of a municipality that struggles to keep up with pothole patching, finding yourself patching the same potholes week after week or even day after day? Well, you’re far from alone. Municipalities across the country are constantly fighting adverse conditions when it comes to pothole patching. Between harsh winter weather conditions and the lack of hot mix asphalt availability, many municipalities perform temporary repairs with cold patch asphalt and wait until spring to go back and make…
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5 Reasons Why You Need to Own a Hotbox

If you work in the asphalt repair industry, you need to own a hotbox. To us, there’s no question about that at all, and once you see how effective it is in helping you work more efficiently, the choice will be clear to you too…
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Why Buying Quality Equipment is a Wise Investment

It’s an age-old debate. Do you spend a little more for quality equipment knowing that it will last longer and work better, or buy cheaper products to save money now even though you’ll have to replace them sooner? When it comes to items like clothing and food, it doesn’t really matter very much. But when it comes to machinery like asphalt maintenance equipment, automobile repair tools, or construction equipment, there’s no question at all. Buying quality equipment is a must,…
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The Importance of Etching Crack Walls

Crack sealing is undeniably one of the most important steps in preventing further parking lot and driveway erosion. If you regularly maintain asphalt surfaces over time, you can avoid having to completely resurface or even replace the entire lot. But there’s one thing that some contractors might be overlooking: the value of etching crack walls before crack filling…
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Asphalt Mastic: The Material that Binds

We’ve all been hearing a lot about asphalt mastic lately, as it has become more popular than ever – and with good reason. With proper technique, mastic can help repair significant cracks and also seal patches more thoroughly, helping to ensure a longer-lasting repair…
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Infrared Asphalt Repair Method: The Many Ways It Can Benefit Your Business

Is the infrared asphalt repair method a good fit for your asphalt business? It very well may be, as it can save you time and money while giving you a competitive edge…
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If You Touch Asphalt You NEED a Hotbox

How often do you go to the plant and pay for 4 tons just to keep 2 tons “warm” in the back of your dump truck then, end up dumping the remaining 2 tons back at the same asphalt plant you just bought it from earlier that day because it got too cold to use? If this sounds like a situation you’re routinely in, you are not alone. Every day tens of thousands of contractors buy asphalt from the plant…
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KM International’s Crack Maintenance Trailer Awarded Top 30 Award

KM International’s Crack Maintenance Trailer was recently recognized as a Top 30 Product of 2018 by Asphalt Contractor Magazine. The editors from Asphalt Contractor selected equipment based on customer research and selected “equipment innovations that are gaining attention and traction on the job site.” The Crack Maintenance Trailer originally unveiled in the spring of 2017 has been one of KM Internationals most popular products among asphalt contractors…
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5 Reasons to Add Infrared Repair to your Asphalt Business

Infrared asphalt repair is quickly gaining popularity among asphalt contractors nationwide. So why are so many contractors starting to offer infrared as a service? Here are 5 reasons to add infrared repair to your offered services this season…
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Asphalt Hotbox: Long-Lasting Solutions for Pothole Repair

The Problem: When it comes to pothole patching, you probably feel like you are beating your head against a wall. Are you visiting the same potholes time and time again but are never able to offer a viable, long term solution? We are here to tell you there is a BETTER WAY!…
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