Tensar invests in Georgia plant
Geogrid facility at full capacity ‘to keep up with demand’
GeosyntheticsMagazine.com | December 3, 2012
Atlanta-based Tensar International announced in a Dec. 3 press release that it has completed a “major investment” in its Morrow, Ga. geogrid production plant. The facility’s new extruder is now operating at full capacity, offering additional production capacity to help meet growing demand for Tensar’s TriAx geogrids, according to the release.
The plant’s new extruder can run multiple resin types and allows the facility to run longer production campaigns. The press release stated: “Significant growth of TriAx geogrid sales prompted the investment.”
“We are very excited about this investment and that the new extruder is up and running,” said Bob Vevoda, Tensar International’s chief operating officer. “Since launching TriAx geogrid in the Americas we have seen a tremendous response from our customers who have embraced the new technology. We have also experienced overall growth in our sales of road stabilization geogrids.”
Currently, three plants service Tensar’s global needs. The Morrow plant serves the Americas, while plants in U.K. and China primarily serve the rest of the global demand. The press release noted that Tensar is also investing in a similar expansion in the Wuhan plant in China to add further capacity in early 2013.