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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 issue focuses on workforce development through the lens of diversity and inclusion.
Dominique Kelsie, Quality Control Lab Tech based in Tampa, FL, is featured on the cover, reflecting Blacklidge’s guiding principles of excellence and individual empowerment. Dominique has worked for Blacklidge since 2015 and has consistently proven herself to be an urgent learner and humble leader.
Amanda Hufft, Materials Engineer based in Gulfport, MS, is featured as one of the spotlights in NAPA Research and Education Foundation Scholars’ “Where are they now?”. She reflects on her role at Blacklidge and her experience as a young woman in the asphalt industry. Amanda joined Blacklidge in 2020 and has already proven herself to be a key member of our innovation team.
“Blacklidge is blessed to have Amanda and Dominique on our team. Their perseverance and dedication to excellence is exactly what we value in ourselves and our employees. I am proud that we have built a company that fosters professional development and empowers individuals to bring the best of themselves to work every day. This is a great example of Blacklidge living its motto: Always the Better Road,” said Brit Blacklidge, President & CEO.
To access a digital copy of Asphalt Pavement magazine’s January/February 2021 issue, click here.
About Blacklidge Emulsions
Blacklidge is a leading innovator, producer and distributor of eco-friendly asphalt materials. Based in Gulfport, Mississippi, Blacklidge’s U.S. footprint includes nine operating facilities, a fleet of tankers and a state-of-the-art testing and development lab. Blacklidge manufactures several advanced asphalt products—such as UltraTack® and UltraFuse® as well as age-regenerating asphalt products—including ReGen®, ReGenX® and ReCharge™. Family-owned and operated since 1990, Blacklidge prides itself on its legacy of building safer, longer-lasting roads and delivers performance and reliability that advances the construction and maintenance of asphalt pavements. With Blacklidge, it’s always the better road.
Mary Tveit, Media Relations