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Specify your asphalt projects with ARCA 
Aramid Reinforced Composite Asphalt!

Transform your approach to asphalt projects with ARCA Aramid Fiber. Experience a blend of proven unparalleled crack resistance, reduction in rutting and increased durability, enabling you to make your projects stand out for longevity and quality. From bustling city roads to serene park paths, ARCA is the versatile solution you need.

Follow the ASTM Standard

Refer to the ASTM Standard D8395-23 for Aramid Fiber in Asphalt

2.1 oz. of pure Aramid per U.S. Ton of asphalt 

65 Grams per Tonne of asphalt

EPD Certification

ACE XP™ and AQU™ are the only performance mix modifiers with a published EPD.

More than a chemical modifier, ACE XP™ and AQU™ physically reinforces the pavement that increases the strength, crack resistance, rut resistance, fatigue life, toughness, and service life of an asphalt pavement mixture.

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As a leader with both creative and analytical skills, Jason oversees the planning, development, and execution of Surface Tech’s marketing and advertising strategies. He has been responsible of late for clarifying the company’s value proposition through a series of new branding executions resulting in a revamped website and other improvements in the company’s strategic marketing initiatives.

Jason brings more than 25 years of industrial design, branding, and manufacturing experience to his new role as CMO. His work has appeared in leading design publications, and he has received numerous international design awards. His portfolio includes more than 40 design and utility patents in the fields of consumer electronics, software, packaging, medical devices, and software. Speed to market, with a critical eye for detail and simplicity, is the driving force behind his multidisciplinary design process.

Jason holds a BS in Industrial Design from The Ohio State University. His previous work experience includes Nike, Proctor & Gamble, Skylab Architecture, and founder of New Studio. 

Stacie Steel

U.S. Northwest

Stacie Steel, PE, offers a depth of experience in asphalt and concrete pavements. She has provided infrastructure-related civil engineering and project management consulting services to both public and private sector clients for the past 20 years.

Stacie’s technical expertise centers around all things pavements: structural design, materials design and specifications, sustainability, life-cycle cost analyses, pavement management, preservation and rehabilitation, QA/QC, materials testing, and forensic evaluations.

Throughout her career, she has worked on paving projects for many national commercial retailers, municipalities, and airports. Stacie has proven leadership and organizational capabilities, as evidenced by earning the President’s Choice Award from the WTS Colorado Chapter early in her career. She currently serves on the WTS Puget Sound Chapter’s TransportationYOU Committee, and is dedicated to ensuring access to local outdoor recreation opportunities serving on the Board of Directors for the Lonesome Lake Preservation Group.