KPI-JCI was formed in 1997 when long-time industry leaders Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. and Johnson Crushers International Inc. consolidated their sales forces and product lines into a single brand. Together they create the world’s broadest selection of rock crushing and screening equipment for the aggregate, mining and paving industries.

Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. (KPI) located in Yankton, South Dakota, manufactures aggregate processing equipment: sand classifying-washing, conveyors, screening plants and portable and stationary crushing plants for hard rock and recycle applications.

Johnson Crushers International Inc (JCI) located in Eugene, Oregon, specializes in roller bearing cone crushers, horizontal screens as well as portable, stationary and track mounted plants.

Astec Mobile Screens

Astec Mobile Screens provides the material processing industry with the broadest range of quality screening solutions for the quarry, recycle, sand and gravel, coal, landfill and other material processing industries. 

Founded in 1976 as Production Engineered Products (PEP), the company revolutionized the material processing industry with the introduction of the Vari-Vibe® high-frequency screen.

Astec Mobile Screens was created when PEP and Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc. combined their respective mobile screening plant product offerings into one company in 2004. The PEP brand of high-frequency screens will continue to be marketed and incorporated into Astec Mobile Screens’ of products.

In 2008, Astec Mobile Screens began partnering with KPI-JCI on all marketing and sales efforts, providing customers a single source solution for their crushing, screening and related needs.