Surface Tech welcomes Michael J. Simons, P. Eng. to our team as Technical Director for Canada. He will work to bring a greater focus and increased awareness to the company’s cornerstone asphalt product — ACE XP Polymer Fiber and launch the company’s newest asphalt product — ARMI (Aramid Reinforced Mix Interlayer).

Michael holds a B.E.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the University of Western Ontario and has gained a considerable level of technical expertise through his 27 years of experience in the construction industry. His resumé includes work with road building contractors, civil and geotechnical engineering consultants and geosynthetic manufacturers and distributors.  Over the course of his career, he has held business development, technical and senior management roles.

Michael was introduced to ACE XP Polymer Fiber in 2016 while working with Nilex Inc. as the General Manager, Ontario.  He quickly became a major driving force in Canada educating clients about the benefits of adopting of polymer fiber-reinforced asphalt pavements. Working with Owners and Engineers, he will apply his extensive background in design, construction and promotion of geosynthetic systems across Canada to provide improved and innovative solutions to their pavement challenges.