Curlex® Excelsior Blanket Production in Full Swing

Arlington, Texas, 4/11/18 — Rumors continue in the industry that excelsior (Curlex®) erosion control blankets are not available due to a fire last year. This is NOT TRUE. While the fire at another excelsior company did cause their production of excelsior blankets to stop, this in no way affected production at American Excelsior Company. American Excelsior Company, the leading producer of excelsior blankets, has stepped up to the plate by adding resources to help fill in the gap to assure that the erosion...

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Kurt Kelsey Honored with ASTM Award

Kurt Kelsey, ESD Division Director, has been selected to receive a Special Service Award from ASTM Committee D18 on Soil and Rock. The award recognizes Kurt's outstanding leadership as a section leader for Subcommittee D18.25 on Erosion and Sediment Control Technology. Regarding the award, President/CEO Terry Sadowski stated, "We are honored and proud to have Kurt represent AEC on this Committee. Congratulations to Kurt!" Kurt Kelsey, M.S., CPESC, CPSWQ, has been instrumental in the success of American Excelsior Company's ErosionLab® facility in Rice...

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Mike Nelson Named ErosionLab® Manager of Technical Sales Support

[caption id="attachment_4513" align="alignright" width="200"] Mike Nelson[/caption] American Excelsior Company is pleased to announce that Mike Nelson has been named ErosionLab® Manager of Technical Sales Support. In addition to providing technical support, as needed, Mike is now managing: • ErosionLab® day-to-day activities and staff • Testing and research projects at ErosionLab • ESD Distribution training program • Educational tours program at ErosionLab • Specification Clearinghouse program • DOT Specification program Mike joined the American Excelsior Company team in 1999, and his work ethic and commitment to winning have been a great asset...

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American Excelsior Company Installs New Flexible Foam Fabricating Equipment

Committed to providing quality products while maintaining competitive pricing, American Excelsior Company (AEC) has invested in new equipment at their five foam fabricating plants across the United States. This equipment includes:  Increase molding capacity by 50% with additional molding line added; automated wrapping and heat shrink tunnel custom packaging capability; additional CNC cutting equipment; Additional Die Cutting Presses; and a Flash Cutter which will help AEC’s ability to supply a quick turnaround on both custom parts and prototypes.

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Kurt Kelsey Named ASTM International Chairman of Subcommittee D18.25

Arlington, Texas, 5/1/2016 — Director of Technical Services for American Excelsior Company, Kurt Kelsey, was recently named Chairman of Subcommittee D18.25 on Erosion and Sediment Control Technology for ASTM International. This Chairmanship comes with a two-year term, with a potential for re-appointment. Jerry Bohannon, Earth Sciences Division Director for American Excelsior Company, said, "This is a great honor for our company, as it confirms our commitment to the industry. With this appointment, we can help ensure that proper testing and performance measures are validated, allowing...

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