SPRING-EARLY SEASON SEALCOATING

Girish C Dubey, President, STAR, INC.   INTRODUCTION       The spring season of the year ushers in many transformations in nature and fills everyone with new vitality and enthusiasm. The spring is especially exciting for us in the sealcoating industry, who can barely...
STAR visits CRAFCO

STAR visits CRAFCO

The personnel from STAR Headquarters  and Mcconnell & associates had the opportunity to visit Crafco’s supply  center and their show room.  The show room which is over 2500 Sq.ft is well laid out and equipped to sell application machines, melters, and sundry...
STAR at 2020 National Pavement Expo

STAR at 2020 National Pavement Expo

STAR is at the 2020 National Pavement Expo in Nashville, Tennessee. The group is well represented and we are having an excellent turnout! We will be here from January 29th to February 1st. Come see us at booth 409!
Girish Dubey meets with Matias Siguel Tagle of Quimica, SA

Girish Dubey meets with Matias Siguel Tagle of Quimica, SA

Quimica, SA, located in Chile, is the largest manufacturer of various types of asphalt emulsions for the paving industry, with two manufacturing locations.  Quimica is a full line distributor and applicator of STAR Products including sealcoatings. They have done...
STAR Sealcoating Specialists

STAR Sealcoating Specialists

You could call him an untiring activist for better sealcoating – and a better sealcoating industry. Girish C. Dubey is passionate about how the advantages of improved performance in products made by his company, STAR Inc., can benefit every American who ever puts...
Don Anstine (1929-2019)

Don Anstine (1929-2019)

Don Anstine, one of the pioneers of pavement maintenance, passed away August 23, 2019 at the age of 90. He began protecting and preserving asphalt parking lots in 1966 as a Cosmicoat distributor/applicator.  He was later to become one of their first plant owners when...
SEALCOATING ADDITIVES- AN OVERVIEW

SEALCOATING ADDITIVES- AN OVERVIEW

Simply defined Additives are materials added to enhance the properties of a product. In this article we will be discussing the materials that are added to boost the performance of sealcoatings which may be based on refined tar, asphalt or any other resin. The use of...
Hercules Opens a New Distribution Center

Hercules Opens a New Distribution Center

Hercules Sealcoat Manufacturing, Inc., a member of STAR, Inc., today announced it has opened its 2nd asphalt sealcoat facility in ATLANTA, GA to directly market its premium brand of STAR-SEAL products in Alabama, north Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina,...