GSI currently seeking request-for-proposals
Environmental Connection-’14 Feb. 25-28 in Nashville.
For factory-fabricated lightweight geomembranes.
Goal is to grow the Canadian geotextile and erosion control markets.
Integration creates world’s largest nonwovens company.
Geotech tools are among the products in Round 3.
Geosynthetics industry veteran, Araujo, begins first term.
Lothspeich now president of composites subsidiary.
Stay-wet fibers for high-value filters and fabrics.
President of Wisconsin-based Geo-Synthetics LLC.
Keller’s footprint now in South African, sub-Saharan construction markets.
Geosynthetics manufacturer also names Daniel Storey CFO.
Moscow location to concentrate on Eurasian business fields.
His work with geosynthetics testing cited.
Two geosynthetics projects are recognized.
The use of geosynthetics—geotextiles, geomembranes, drainage composites and geogrids—is an annual growth market in the U.S./Canadian specialty fabrics industry.
Prior to 2009, the U.S./Canadian geosynthetics market grew 5 to 6 percent per year before the economic debacle of 2009. In 2009, the use of geosynthetics declined about 5 percent in the U.S. and Canada; but growth rebounded to about 2 percent in 2010.
Developments driving optimism in the U.S. market for geosynthetics include:
The 2010 U.S./Canadian geosynthetics market improved moderately in terms of sales and general business conditions. The majority of geosynthetic suppliers/distributors are optimistic that 2011 will yield increased sales and an overall improvement in general business conditions.
This information is taken from the 2011 MarketWatch Geosynthetics Snapshot. For the full report visit the IFAI bookstore: www.ifai.com/bookstore.