Astec announced the appointment of Greg Renegar as Vice President - Engineering. Greg Renegar brings a wealth of experience, knowledge, and skill with him to his new position. He will replace Malcolm Swanson who will transition to the position of Astec Inc President at the end of 2013. Greg Renegar joined Astec in 1985 after graduating from the University Tennessee at Chattanooga with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering. Since joining Astec, Greg Renegar has worked in the US, Canada, and throughout Europe as a project engineer, field engineer, and design engineer. He was promoted to the Director of Thermal Systems position in 1998 and became Chief Engineer in 2004. He will transition to Vice President - Engineering by the end of the year;as Vice President - Engineering, he will be responsible for the overall performance of the Astec engineering department.