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Hubbard Construction Company operates an Astee Double Barrel dryer/ mixer at its Orlando Paving Company's East Coast Paving facility in West Palm Beach.
PLANT MATTERS This leading Florida asphalt producer/ contractor expands its commitment to quality mantra with two new Astec Double Barrel plants H ubbard Construction Com- early 1980s. in Florida: four in the Orlando area; pany’s commitment to “During Florida’s booming two in Jacksonville; and one in West quality has played a key growth in the latter half of the 20th Palm Beach. There are separate oper- role in its growth over the Century, Hubbard Construction ating divisions in each of those areas, years. was closely involved in the develop- plus another one in Tampa that does “Hubbard Construction Com- ment of the major attractions in the not have an HMA plant at this time. pany was founded in South Caro- Orlando area, including Walt Dis- Hubbard Construction has a sister lina in 1920 by Francis Evans Hub- ney World, the Orlando International company — Blythe Construction — bard,” says Jeff Roberts, USA techni- Airport, and the NASA Kennedy that has its headquarters in North cal director for The Hubbard Group. Space Center on Cape Canaveral.” Carolina. That company operates “In 1924, he moved his company Roberts went on to describe how seven HMA plants and is in the pro- to Florida. Frank M. Hubbard, son Hubbard Construction has grown to cess of installing several new plants of Francis Evans Hubbard, ran the where it is today. The company has to serve its market area. The two company from the early 1950s to the seven hot-mix asphalt (HMA) plants companies report combined annual 42 asphalt contractor • www.asphalt.com • December 2009 PLANT MATTERS bard Construction recently added two new Astec Double Barrel HMA plants: one with Orlando Paving in Winter Garden near Orlando and one with East Coast Paving in West Palm Beach. Winter Garden plant
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