Washington, D.C. 20549  
Specialized Disclosure Report

 (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
1725 Shepherd Road
Chattanooga, Tennessee
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

David C. Silvious
(423) 899-5898
(Name and telephone number, including area code, of the person to contact in connection with this report.)
Check the appropriate box to indicate the rule pursuant to which this form is being filed, and provide the period to which the information in this form applies:
Rule 13p-1 under the Securities Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13p-1) for the reporting period from January 1 to December 31, 2017.

Section 1 – Conflict Minerals Disclosure
Item 1.01 Conflict Minerals Disclosure and Report
In accordance with the disclosure requirements promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Astec Industries, Inc. (the "Company") has undertaken efforts to determine its conflict minerals1 reporting requirements for the period from January 1 to December 31, 2017.
The Company has filed this Specialized Disclosure Report and the associated Conflict Minerals Report, which appears as Exhibit 1.01 hereto and is publicly available on the Company's website at https://www.astecindustries.com/corporate-citizenship/conflict-minerals-policy.html.
Item 1.02 Exhibit
The Company's Conflict Minerals Report is provided as Exhibit 1.01 hereto.

Section 2 Exhibits
Item 2.01 Exhibits
The following exhibit is filed as part of this report.
Exhibit 1.01 – Astec Industries, Inc.'s Conflict Minerals Report for the period January 1 to December 31, 2017.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the duly authorized undersigned.
Astec Industries, Inc.
/s/ David C. Silvious
Date: May 16, 2018
David C. Silvious
Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer
1 The term "conflict mineral" is defined in Section 1502(e)(4) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act as (A) columbite-tantalite, also known as coltan (the metal ore from which tantalum is extracted); cassiterite (the metal ore from which tin is extracted); gold; wolframite (the metal ore from which tungsten is extracted); or their derivatives; or (B) any other mineral or its derivatives determined by the Secretary of State to be financing conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ("DRC") or an adjoining country.