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The Asphalt Institute is the international trade association of petroleum asphalt producers, manufacturers and affiliated businesses. Our goal is to promote the use, benefits and quality performance of petroleum asphalt, through engineering, research, marketing and educational activities, and across the resolution of issues affecting the industry. Established in 1919, the Institute's members represent 90% of the liquid asphalt produced in North America and an increasing percentage in international markets.
read moreThe Asphalt Institute's first home in New York City in 1919 was selected because it was the center of the U.S. oil industry. As times changed, our need to be closer to Washington, D.C. and the Federal Highway Administration became more important. In February of 2018 Professor Chuck Schwartz, Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland contacted AI President Pete Grass at the request of Professor Matt Witczak. Matt worked for the Asphalt Institute before his career in academia.
read moreAsphalt Institute Engineers have a long tradition of promoting the use and quality of asphalt to user agencies through support and technology transfer. In this Engineering section you will find a wide variety of technical information about the asphalt industry, a link to our asphalt and emulsion specification database, training and other resources.