Press Releases

June 28, 2018 - Blacklidge Recognized as One of Mississippi’s Best Places to Work


On June 28, 2018, Blacklidge was honored as 2018’s Best Place to Work in Mississippi within the medium-sized companies category. Sponsored in part by the Mississippi Business Journal, winners were determined through an objective, third-party analysis of anonymous survey results completed by the company’s workforce. “There is nothing that means more to our leadership team …

November 8, 2017 - Blacklidge’s non-tracking tack coat technology patents upheld after review by the PTAB


Blacklidge Emulsions, Inc., a leader in innovative asphalt technologies, is pleased to announce that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has ruled completely in its favor in two Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs) proceedings and has upheld Blacklidge’s patents covering non-tracking tack coat technology. All claims of …

December 15, 2016 - Ronnie Blacklidge retires after 50 years in the road construction industry


Brittany Blacklidge, CEO and President of Blacklidge, will continue his father’s legacy of innovation, focusing on product development and building safer, longer-lasting roads. Blacklidge announced the retirement of Ronnie Blacklidge, Sr. today after 26 years at Blacklidge. Brittany Blacklidge, Ronnie’s son, has been leading the company since 2009 and will continue to serve as the …

August 31, 2016 - Blacklidge Emulsions Expands Capacity in Texas with New Distribution Plant


Blacklidge Emulsions, a leading asphalt products company, announced today the opening of its first distribution plant in the state of Texas. The plant is located in the city of Terrell, which is approximately 60 miles east of the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area. The Terrell plant will primarily distribute UltraTack™—Blacklidge’s specially formulated asphalt emulsion that yields …