CNH Industrial to acquire Raven Industries

June 21, 2021  |  News

U.K.-based CNH Industrial N.V. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the capital stock of Raven Industries Inc., a U.S.-based leader in precision agriculture technology for $58 per share, representing a 33.6% premium to the Raven Industries 4-week volume-weighted average…
IFAI launches online community CONNECT

June 18, 2021  |  IFAI news, News

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has launched CONNECT by IFAI, an online community that will facilitate valuable networking among industry peers and support industry-wide conversations.
Titan opens new Ontario location

June 17, 2021  |  News

Titan Environmental Containment announced a new corporate location in Burlington, Ont., Canada. The new facility includes a 28,000-square-foot (2,600-m2) building complete with offices and stockyard. To support this expansion, Titan hired Wes Anderson and Fraser Robinson to join the company’s exis…
FC Géosynthétiques acquires Innovex Produits Techniques Inc.

June 16, 2021  |  News

FC Géosynthétiques, a leader in the installation of geosynthetic products, announced the acquisition of Innovex Produits Techniques Inc., a company specializing in the distribution of geosynthetic materials, and Hydrosol Construction Inc. This acquisition will allow FC Géosynthétiques to streng…
What is the difference between a woven and nonwoven geotextile?

June 16, 2021  |  Products

By Joshua Venters, Engineering Business Manager, Layfield Group The use of geotextiles has steadily grown over the past century. Geotextiles were initially derived from existing textiles that were readily available on the market, such as carpet backing and upholstery fabric. Manufacturers have modif…
Machine-learning model doubles accuracy of global landslide “nowcasts”

June 15, 2021  |  News

Every year, landslides—the movement of rock, soil and debris down a slope—cause thousands of deaths and billions of dollars in damages. Because terrain, characteristics of the rocks and soil, weather and climate all contribute to landslide activity, accurately identifying the areas most at risk …
Watershed Geo honored BY ACG

June 14, 2021  |  News

The Atlanta National Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), a global professional organization with the mission of driving middle market growth, announced the 2021 Georgia Fast 40, recognizing the Top 40 fastest-growing middle market companies in Georgia. Watershed Geo, a technical s…
Layfield USA announces Rankinen as business development manager for the East Coast

June 11, 2021  |  News

Layfield has hired Eric Rankinen in the position of business development manager. Rankinen is based out of Williamsport, Pa., and will be managing sales and business development for the East Coast region. Rankinen is a biologist by education and has extensive experience in water management and water…