Crafco History

Crafco delivers confidence through innovation, quality, and value since 1976. Crafco is the world’s leading manufacturer in quantity and diversity of packaged pavement preservation products for asphalt and concrete such as hot-applied crack sealants, silicone joint sealants, hot-applied mastics, and cold-mix for pavement surface patching and repair. Crafco is the only company to manufacture these types of products and the equipment to apply them. The Crafco pavement preservation products have proven through long- and short-term independent studies, to extend the service life of pavement, and can help extend the life of pavement surface treatments. Crafco also manufacturers silicone, geocomposites and other pavement preservation materials and equipment. Crafco is proud to manufacture products in the USA with many manufacturing locations nationwide.

In addition to the pavement industry, Crafco also produces specialized preservation products to the bridge, airport, roofing and waterproofing industries. From asphalt and concrete pavements, to bridges, to airport runways, racetracks and canals, Crafco manufactures specialty products that seal, protect, repair, and strengthen pavement and roofing surfaces to preserve and extend their service life.

From its humble beginnings in 1976, Crafco has grown to lead a new and ever expanding market segment, packaged pavement preservation products. Over the years, Crafco has developed into the world’s largest supplier of crack sealant. Evolving from asphalt rubber to include asphalt based polymer sealants and fillers; Crafco sealants can be found in use in every state of the United States and around the world from China, to South America to Siberia, performing in all climatic conditions.

In addition to sealants, The Crafco packaged pavement preservation products include a line of hot-applied and cold-applied surface patching and repair products for asphalt and concrete. These products include, but are not limited to: PolyPatch, TechCrete, Mastic One, HP Asphalt and HP Concrete Cold Patch.

In late 2010, Crafco purchased the second largest sealant and mastic material manufacturer in the United States, Deery American Corporation. With this acquisition, the combined sales organization and manufacturing locations continue to provide the industry with the best products and service. The “Deery” brand name is well known and well respected in the marketplace. With Crafco and Deery brands united, we will further expand into new markets and technologies.

Crafco also designs and manufactures equipment at its modern manufacturing facilities in Chandler, Arizona. This includes melter/ applicators to heat and place sealants and fillers, crack preparation equipment, spray injection patching equipment used in the repair of pavement potholes and voids, patchers for applying hot-applied mastics and sealcoat applicators.

Another product line, Crafco geocomposites, are laminations of polymer modified asphalts and high strength fabrics used for pavement and bridge deck waterproofing and reflective crack prevention. GeoTac is a self-adhesive peel and stick waterproofing product, and PavePrep is a heavy-duty waterproofing and pavement reinforcing membrane.

With the growth of Crafco, manufacture products in two additional strategic locations, outside the United States. In 2003, Crafco opened an equipment assembly and sealant distribution warehouse in Breclav, Czech Republic. This company operates under the name Crafco OS in Europe. In 2011 Crafco opened Crafco Pavement Technology Co., Ltd. in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China to assemble Crafco equipment and operate a distribution warehouse for sealants and mastics to supply the increasing demand for our pavement preservation products in China.

The success of Crafco is based on its employees, independent distributorships and most importantly its customers. The Crafco network of people and companies supply customers with the latest in technology, products and equipment. Success starts with great service and information about Crafco products. Crafco prides itself with the ongoing training programs, one-on-one exchange of information, and efforts to help its customers achieve success using Crafco products.

Crafco is positioned to service customers from around the world and is always looking towards the future. With the ever increasing challenge of pavement preservation, Crafco is secure with the knowledge that it can depend on its people and its experience to meet these challenges. We will continue to bring innovation to an industry needing effective, long-lasting pavement preservation methods.