Mobile Star Upgrade Now Standard on KPI-JCI Track Mounted Impactor Plants


April 15, 2010

Yankton, SD – April 7, 2010 – Beginning April 1, 2010 all KPI-JCI Track Mounted Impactor Plants will come with the Mobile Star equipment monitoring system as a standard feature.  
Mobile Star delivers remote monitoring of Fast Trax equipment locations and operation events.  The system allows any computer with an internet connection the ability to access any machine that is compatible with the Mobile Star control system.  Once installed, Mobile Star will monitor all the equipment’s specific operational parameters including any engine information, hydraulic pressures, and GPS position.  It also has to ability to send customizable email notifications of operational events and logs those events for future reference and trouble shooting.  

“This is a fantastic benefit to anyone running these plants”, stated KPI-JCI Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Mike Johnson.  “You now have the ability to monitor all your machines, whether on rental or on a job site, and keep them tuned in to give the best productivity possible.  Plus, it reduces downtime which essentially means a better bottom line.”

The Mobile Star system is scalable to meet the needs of anyone from a single unit owner to a dealer / rental fleet manager and is retrofittable to all Fast Trax units with a digsy control system.  For more information on KPI-JCI Track Mounted Impactor plants visit  Please click here to view a full video on the Mobile Star monitoring system.

About KPI-JCI & Astec Mobile Screens
KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens, Astec companies (NASDAQ: ASTE), is a world-wide leader in manufacturing equipment for the aggregate, construction, paving and recycling industries. As an innovative, high integrity manufacturer, KPI-JCI develops quality, state-of-the-art products and has the ability to engineer custom products because of a highly qualified engineering staff. KPI and JCI joined together in 1997 with the purchase of JCI by Astec Industries. KPI and JCI joined together in 2006 in a marketing effort under the KPI-JCI logo. Astec Mobile Screens and KPI-JCI joined sales and marketing efforts in the spring of 2008. KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens proudly manufacture its products in Yankton, South Dakota, Eugene, Oregon and Sterling, Illinois. For more information, call (605) 668-2524 or visit the web site at


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