Takallou, Ph.D., P.E., Barry
CRM Co, LLC
Dr. Barry Takallou is a recognized expert in rubberized asphalt and production of crumb rubber for highway construction materials, synthetic turf fields and rubber molded products. He is President and CEO of CRM Company which owns and operates tire recycling plants in California, Arizona, New York and Ontario, Canada. CRM is the largest cryogenic crumb rubber manufacturing company in the United States and Canada. Dr. Takallou has designed and constructed tire recycling facilities in several countries. During his 25+ years in the rubberized asphalt industry, Dr. Takallou authored numerous technical papers and participated as a speaker at numerous national and international symposiums. His audiences include the American Society of Civil Engineers, Association of General Contractors, National Asphalt Paving Association, ASTM, the Transportation Research Board, Swedish National Paving Conference, the International Conference on Paving in Cold Regions in Canada and national tire seminars in Florida and Pennsylvania. His professional affiliations include the Transportation Research Board, American Public Works Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Asphalt Paving Technologists, the International Society of Asphalt Paving Technology and many others. His active involvement in business and government led to his appointment as a Commissioner for the California Commission for Economic Development where he chaired the state’s Committee on Manufacturing. Dr. Takallou holds Bachelors, Masters and a Ph.D. in civil engineering, specialized in asphalt rubber received from California State Universities in the United States.
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