Press Releases

December 31, 2020 - Blacklidge Employees Featured in January/February 2021 Issue of Asphalt Pavement Magazine


Gulfport, MS – Two Blacklidge employees are featured in the January/February 2021 issue of Asphalt Pavement magazine. Published by the National Asphalt Pavement Association, the publication provides the industry with the latest news on asphalt pavement technology and innovations, workforce development, best paving and business practices, member involvement in their communities and association initiatives. This …

November 18, 2020 - Blacklidge Plants Deeper Roots in Texas


Gulfport, MS – Blacklidge, a leader in advanced eco-friendly asphalt materials and the original Trackless Tack® manufacturer, announced its plans to increase its presence in Texas today at the groundbreaking for its new 10-acre plant in Fairfield, Texas. The facility is expected to be fully operational by mid-2021 and is Blacklidge’s second expansion into the Texas …

February 4, 2020 - Blacklidge President & CEO, Doug Fergusson, elected to serve as Secretary of NAPA’s Associate Member Council


Gulfport, MS – The Associate Member Council (AMC) of the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) recently elected Doug Fergusson, President & CEO of Blacklidge, to serve as Secretary of the AMC. The AMC supports the interests of NAPA’s Associate Members—including paving contractors, equipment producers and materials suppliers—giving them representation within the Association.    Since joining …

July 25, 2019 - New Sales Manager Justin Prillaman will Expand Blacklidge Emulsions’ Reach to Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia


Gulfport, MS – Blacklidge Emulsions, Inc., a leader in innovative asphalt technologies, has announced that Justin Prillaman will be the Sales Manager for their new Mid-Atlantic Territory. This area includes Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. The creation of this sales territory supports Blacklidge’s ongoing commitment to expanding growth. An increasing number of state agencies …

July 7, 2019 - Wise Sullivan named Blacklidge Emulsions’ new North Texas and Oklahoma Sales Manager


Gulfport, MS – Blacklidge Emulsions recently announced that Wise Sullivan would fill the newly created position of Sales Manager for North Texas and Oklahoma. The new sales territory supports Blacklidge’s plan for ongoing expansion. Sullivan was born in Denison, Texas and grew up in Oklahoma, making him the perfect candidate for this new position. He was raised in southeastern …