About

Advanced Asphalt Solutions. Enhanced by Science.

Polyco provides high-performance, sustainable asphalt solutions for the roofing and paving industries. Powered by our patented Rapid Digestion Process (RDP), we address the challenges of the variability of asphalt by allowing customers to use more upcycled materials in their asphalt formulations and extend the life of their products.

Our Values

Vision

To engineer solutions that make the future better

Mission Statement

  • We partner with our customers at all levels
  • Understand their business needs
  • Create leading edge customized solutions

Habits

Having a sustainable legacy
Accepting of change
Breakthrough innovation
Integrity
Teamwork
Say do, can do, will do

Leadership

Meet the purpose driven leadership team at Polyco. Learn more about what inspires them every day.

Tom Nichols

President & Chief Executive Officer

Tim Machelski

Chief Operations Officer

Wade Fleming

Chief Financial Officer

Shelley Locker

VP of Operations

Alisa Rhyno

Human Resource Director

Sam Nichols

Director of Sales and Marketing

Al Palmer

Technical Sales Director

Hashem Hashemi

Director of Technical Services

Kaylea LaBee

Supply Chain Manager

Insights

Our experts share their thoughts on asphalt sustainability, innovation, safety and creating a culture of care.

Getting Hands-On with Asphalt at ATS

Our marketing team recently spent two exciting days digging deep into the science and testing behind asphalt mixtures at Asphalt Testing Solutions and Engineering (ATS) in Jacksonville, Florida. As a relative newcomer to the asphalt industry, I jumped at the opportunity to attend this immersive training course taught by the renowned Tanya Nash, P.E. The …

Featured Article: Rubberized Binders for Dense Graded Hot Mix Asphalt

As the Director of Technical Sales at Polyco, I’m excited to share highlights from a recent collaboration with Skip Brown, a seasoned figure in pavement consulting and Dr. Peter Sebaaly, Director of the Western Regional Superpave Center at the University of Nevada, Reno. With a career spanning over four decades in the pavement industry, I’ve …

SigmaBond Pushes the Limits of Sustainability

In our ongoing commitment to sustainable solutions for the paving industry, we’re diving deep into the groundbreaking possibilities of SigmaBond — our high-performing asphalt material made from waste tire rubber. Building upon our last blog post, “Harmonizing the Hallmarks of Sustainable Pavements,” where we looked at perpetual pavements and balanced mix design, this installment will …

Harmonizing the Hallmarks of Sustainable Pavements

In many sectors, including the asphalt pavement industry, sustainable materials are coming into play and are at the top of everyone’s agenda. Recycled asphalt pavement and shingles (RAP/RAS), waste tire rubber (WTR), plastics, glass – many scrap products find viable end uses in pavements. But focusing on materials alone is not enough to achieve truly …

Sponsorships and Alliances

We proudly sponsor:

Women of Asphalt
Asphalt Foundation
National Center for Asphalt Technology at Auburn University

We are proud members of:

Asphalt Institute
National Asphalt Pavement Association
Texas Asphalt Pavement Association
California Asphalt Pavement Association
Oklahoma Asphalt Pavement Association

Strategic research partnerships:

University of Texas at El Paso
MnRoad
National Center for Asphalt Technology at Auburn University
University of California
Western Research Institute
University of Nevada