Establishing Ourselves as Leaders in the Liquid Asphalt Industry for the Past 75 Years

From our humble beginnings as Fuel Oil & Equipment Company in Roanoke, VA, to our modern presence as leaders in the asphalt industry across the Eastern United States, Associated Asphalt has always focused on the same thing: providing quality products and service that over-delivers the needs of our customers.

1948 – 2000

Our History Begins when Associated Asphalt Establishes Itself in the Liquid Asphalt Industry

1948 – Company is founded as Fuel Oil & Equipment Company, Inc.
1960s – Company begins selling liquid asphalt in Roanoke.
1984 – Expands asphalt business with acquisition of the Inman, SC terminal.
1988 – Bill Kirk succeeds his father, J. W. Kirk JR., CEO, as President.
1996 – Bill Kirk becomes President & CEO.
1997 – Company acquires third terminal in Salisbury, NC, divests all non-asphalt businesses.
1997 – The Company changes it’s name from Fuel Oil & Equipment Company to Associated Asphalt.

2000 – 2011

Associated Asphalt Continues to Expand Service Area

2003 – Associated Asphalt is acquired by Thayer Capital Partners.
2004 – Associated Asphalt acquires Greensboro, NC terminal.
2005 – Executes Greenfield Terminal development in Martinsburg, WV.
2006 – ArcLight acquires majority interest.
2007 – Associated Asphalt acquires Mariani Asphalt in Tampa, FL and Intermont with terminals in Bristol, VA, Charlotte, NC, and Gainesville, GA.

2011 – Present

Associated Asphalt is Positioned as Largest Liquid Asphalt Supplier on East Coast

2011 – Associated Asphalt begins Greenfield Construction of polymer-modified asphalt (PMA) facility at Greensboro, NC terminal and letdown equipment at Inman, SC and Martinsburg, WV.
2012 – GS Capital Partners Acquires Associated Asphalt.
2012 – Associated Asphalt acquires SEACO.
2013 – Associated Asphalt purchases Lake City, FL terminal and installs PMA capabilities, entering the North Florida performance grade (PG) market.
2013 – Leases Savannah, GA and Hopewell, VA terminals, expanding markets in SC, GA, and Central/Eastern VA.
2014 – Relocates Corporate Office to Downtown Roanoke.
2015 – Associated Asphalt purchases Winston-Salem, NC terminal for direct rail access to NC; Tampa expands Polymer & Rubber PG production at Florida terminal and purchases Hopewell, VA terminal.
2016 – ArcLight reacquires Associated Asphalt.
2017 – Associated Asphalt acquires Axeon Marketing and storage capacity at 13 leased terminals from the Bronx, NY to Jacksonville, FL.
2018 – Leases Port Manatee FL, Port Everglades FL, Port Canaveral FL, and Jacksonville FL terminals, expanding its presence in Florida.
2023 – Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions acquires Associated Asphalt; the company now operates as part of Ergon’s Pavement & Coating Resources business segment under the leadership of Patrick Nation.

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