Astec Industries, Inc. to Attend Global Hunter Securities Chicago Industrials Top Idea Conference

Astec Industries, Inc. to Attend Global Hunter Securities Chicago Industrials
Top Idea Conference

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Sept. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Astec Industries, Inc.
(Nasdaq:ASTE) announces today that it will attend the Global Hunter Securities
Chicago Industrials Top Idea Conference in Chicago, IL on Thursday, September
5, 2013. Richard J. Dorris, Group V.P. – Energy, Richard A. Patek, Group V.P.
– Aggregate & Mining and Stephen C. Anderson, Vice President of Administration
and Director of Investor Relations will attend the conference.

Astec Industries, Inc., (www.astecindustries.com), is a manufacturer of
specialized equipment for building and restoring the world's infrastructure.
Astec's manufacturing operations are divided into four primary business
segments: asphalt production equipment, mobile asphalt paving equipment,
aggregate processing and mining equipment, and oil, gas and water drilling
equipment. Additionally, the Other Group contains one subsidiary that
manufactures equipment used for wood processing and recycling and one that is
a company-owned dealership located in Australia.

CONTACT: For Additional Information Contact:
        
         Stephen C. Anderson
         Vice President of Administration and
         Director of Investor Relations
         Phone: (423) 553-5934
         Fax: (423) 899-4456
         E-mail: sanderson@astecindustries.com