About

Advanced Asphalt Solutions. Enhanced by Science.

Polyco provides high-performance, sustainable asphalt solutions for the roofing and paving industries. Powered by our Rapid Digestion Process, 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

Joseph Bruns

Chief Research & Technology Officer

Wade Fleming

Chief Financial Officer

Alisa Rhyno

Human Resource Director

Hashem Hashemi

Director of Technical Services

Al Palmer

Technical Sales Director

Shelley Locker

Director of Operations

Sam Nichols

Sales Account Manager

Kaylea LaBee

Customer Service & Logistics

Insights

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

MEET THE TEAM – SUMER LUCAS

Sumer Lucas has been an important part of the Polyco R&D team since 2012. She’s a team player who wears many hats. Sumer was recently appointed to a new director position at Polyco, where she’ll continue to be a key researcher while stepping into a more formal leadership role. We spoke with Sumer about what …

What AB 661 Means for Asphalt Sustainability in California

On September 25th, Governor Newsom signed a new bill into law that will enhance the sustainability of California roads. Assembly Bill 661 expands the state’s existing State Agency Buy Recycled Campaign (SABRC) to include more recycled materials in pavements. Here are a few of the highlights: For recycled tire-derived products … total content shall consist …

Meet the Team: David Hastings

David Hastings is an integral part of the Polyco team in Ennis, Texas. As the ​Quality Assurance Engineer, David helps manage the quality management system and works to establish a line of communication between Polyco and its customers. We spoke with David about what he likes most about working at Polyco and what excites him …

The Secret to Impact-Resistant Shingle Performance: Polymer Modified Asphalt

As we experience more severe weather events, quality roofing materials are more necessary than ever. The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety’s (IBHS) roof shingle hail impact ratings provide one way to assess products’ performance under tough wind and hail conditions. What do the top-performing shingles on the list have in common? Many use …

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