Edgar Chavez has been named Director of International Sales for American Augers Inc. and Trencor Inc., subsidiaries of Astec Industries.

Chavez will have overall responsibility for export sales of all American Augers and Trencor products. Prior to joining American Augers, Chavez had built a reputation for attentive sales representation with Volvo Construction Machinery and Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift Trucks. Chavez will be based at American Augers' West Salem, Ohio office.

American Augers produces machines and accessories for the growing trenchless construction market and Trencor makes the world's largest line of track-mounted trenching machines.