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TRI Environmental acquires Laboratorium IBB, opens TRI Europe

News | June 7, 2024 | By:

TRI Environmental, Inc. (TRI), a global leader in geosynthetic and geosynthetic system testing, announces the acquisition of Laboratorium IBB, and has opened as TRI Europe.

This strategic move bolsters TRI’s commitment to excellent customer service that is responsive to the European region, maintains the highest quality in geosynthetic testing services, and offers a broad technical capacity to provide meaningful support to clients.

With a new state-of-the-art facility located in Nadarzyn, Poland, just outside of Warsaw, and a team of skilled professionals led by Jakub Bryk, P.E., TRI Europe is poised to deliver unparalleled geosynthetics testing services in support of diverse geotechnical and environmental projects throughout Europe.

Key highlights of the acquisition:

Enhanced Testing Capabilities: The addition of this laboratory to the TRI network of global testing facilities equips TRI Europe with advanced testing methodologies and technologies, empowering the company to meet the evolving needs of the geosynthetics industry.

Geographical Reach: Strategically located in central Europe, TRI Europe is able to provide local and regional support and expedited services to clients across the continent.

Commitment to Excellence: Its commitment to excellence remains unwavering. By integrating the expertise and quality system resources of the broader TRI Environmental Group, TRI Europe is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of quality, accuracy, and reliability in all its testing procedures.

Collaborative Partnership: The company is excited about the opportunities for collaboration and knowledge sharing that this acquisition brings. Together, they will drive innovation, foster industry growth, and deliver superior value to customers.

Samuel Allen, president and director of the TRI Environmental Group, shares that “Jakub has been a long-term colleague and friend in the geosynthetics industry, and I have tremendous respect for his expertise and work ethic. His career and background in geosynthetics applications and manufacturing technologies is broad, with appreciations for design practice and measurement procedures matched by very few. We ae very fortunate to have his leadership in TRI Europe. He is a perfect fit in the broader TRI Environmental Group, and he has our total support to realize success in a growing geosynthetics industry.”

The new director of TRI Europe, Bryk, P.E., spent a number of early career years in the U.S., working with and learning from geosynthetic designers and electrical leak surveyor Abigail Gilson, P.E. His passion for geosynthetic products and their testing started very early and has continued over many strategic career developments.

Bryk adds, “I have worked with TRI for many years as a client of theirs and have always been impressed with their service. I am thrilled to be a part of the TRI Group and am very excited about the TRI resources that, for the first time, are now established in Europe. There is so much to do here, and I look forward to bringing the TRI brand of highest quality testing service to the European geosynthetics industry.”

“As we embark on this exciting journey, we extend our sincere gratitude to our clients, partners, and stakeholders for their continued trust and support,” the news release states. “We are confident that this acquisition will further strengthen our position as a leading provider of geosynthetics testing and research services and propel us towards a future of sustained success.”

For inquiries and further information, contact TRI Europe at +48 22 299 7656 or Learn more about TRI Environmental here.

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