Geosynthetic Drainage Materials: Applications, Design, Installation and Performance webinar August 10

July 29th, 2022

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geosynthetic Drainage Materials,” on August 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. Learning objectives Participants of this webinar will be exposed to the plethora of geosynthetic drainage materials that are currently available […]

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Advanced Textiles Association debuts new logo

July 28th, 2022

Advanced Textiles Association (ATA), recently launched their new logo. ATA became the official new name of the association formerly known as Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), on June 1 and have now released their new look. The goal was to find a name and acronym that was more inclusive of the textiles, fabrics, materials that […]

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Raven Engineered Films becomes Viaflex

July 28th, 2022

Raven Engineered Films is moving forward as Viaflex. The new name and corporate identity follow the April 2022 acquisition by Industrial Opportunity Partners (IOP) from Raven Industries and positions the company as an independent, stand-alone business. Viaflex, as an independent company, can now focus on product and installation execution, supporting internal R&D and engineering teams, […]

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Polyfabrics introduces mastaTEX Concrete

July 27th, 2022

Polyfabrics’ mastaTEX® Concrete is an alternative to placing wet shotcrete using an impregnated geotextile and on-site wetting of the fabric to create a concrete fabric that hardens as it dries. Shotcrete involves pumping ready-mixed concrete from a hopper through a hose and into a nozzle. Compressed air is injected through the nozzle as the worker sprays […]

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Presto Geosystems unveils ATRA Wall Key for GEOWEB Retaining Wall System

July 26th, 2022

Presto Geosystems, the original inventor and global leader in geocell technology, introduces the ATRA® Wall Key for their GEOWEB® Retaining Wall System. The ATRA Wall Key is a device used to connect adjacent GEOWEB Retaining Wall sections through the GEOWEB material slots (I-slots). Photo courtesy of Presto Geosystems. Made of non-reactive, chemically inert high-density polyethylene, […]

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Core & Main Acquiring Inland Water Works Supply Co.

July 25th, 2022

Core & Main, Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all the assets of Inland Water Works Supply Co., a full-service distributor of water and wastewater products, based in Southern California. “With a focus on personal service and attention to detail, Inland Water Works Supply has proven itself to be a supplier […]

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Kaye William & Company acquires Carthage Mills

July 22nd, 2022

Kaye William & Company has acquired Cincinnati, Ohio-based Carthage Mills, a global supplier and pioneer of the geosynthetics industry. This transaction represents Kaye William’s initial investment in the specialty distribution and manufacturing channels with additional investments forthcoming. Photo courtesy of Carthage Mills. “We are proud to join with Kaye William & Company and Derek Goodin […]

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Webinar: Repair and Reduce Slope Erosion Using the GEOWEB System – July 26

July 21st, 2022

Geosystems University will present the one-hour webinar Repair and Reduce Slope Erosion Using the GEOWEB System on July 26 at 11 a.m. CDT. The presenter is Sam Justice, PE, Civil Design Engineer. Click here for Event Agenda and Registration. Earthen slopes are naturally susceptible to erosion due to gravity, water, and surcharge loads. Slope failure […]

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Willacoochee Industrial Fabrics (WINFAB) invests in new erosion control production facility

July 20th, 2022

In response to growing market demand, Willacoochee Industrial Fabrics, Inc. (WINFAB), a U.S.-based leader in the manufacturing of geosynthetic and erosion control products, is constructing a new manufacturing facility focused on erosion control solutions. Construction is currently underway and high-volume manufacturing (HVM) capability will be completed by January 2023. Building construction in progress July 2022. […]

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IGS elects leaders

July 19th, 2022

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) North America has elected Sam Allen as new president of the IGS and Edoardo Zannoni as vice president, making him IGS’s first vice president from South Africa. Allen, Zannoni and eight newly elected council members will begin their terms this September and serve until 2026. Outgoing IGS President Chungsik Yoo […]

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