CHI Memorial’s Buz Standefer Lung Center Receives $50,000 Donation

05/10/17 News Article

Astec Industries, Inc., donated $50,000 to the Buz Standefer Lung Center at CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN. The donation was made in honor of Astec Industries employees around the globe and in memory of the company’s founder, J. Don Brock, who passed away in 2015 from mesothelioma, a form of lung cancer.

“This center is doing cutting edge research and treatment of pulmonary diseases that will benefit people not only in Chattanooga, but around the world,” said Ben Brock, Astec president and CEO.

This center is doing cutting edge research and treatment of pulmonary diseases that will benefit people not only in Chattanooga, but around the world.

- Ben Brock, Astec president and CEO
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