Western Green acquires East Coast Erosion Control

May 25, 2021  |  News

Indiana-based Western Green has acquired East Coast Erosion Control, with offices in Pennsylvania and South Carolina. This latest acquisition builds on Western Green’s growing manufacturing footprint, with expanded product and manufacturing offerings along the eastern U.S. regions. This acquisitio…
NAUE and Prosé join forces

May 24, 2021  |  Products

Geosynthetics manufacturer NAUE and the Dutch supplier of geosynthetics Prosé Geotechniek announced the joint venture NAUE Prosé. NAUE Prosé will offer the complete range of NAUE products as well as installation services. The joint venture will also offer design services through the NAUE group’…
Innovative solutions for designing and constructing transmission line roads and substations

May 20, 2021  |  Products

By Ashley Beyer When natural disasters, power surges, accidents, or general equipment failures threaten the reliability of the power grid, maintenance crews must be able to quickly and safely access transmission lines and substations to make repairs. Designing resilient energy infrastructure th…
GMA announces GeoNashville

May 18, 2021  |  News

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) announced a new geosynthetics industry event entitled GeoNashville 2021: Geotechnical Innovations, Renewed Connections, which will take place Nov. 4–5, 2021, at the Music City Center i…
Presto paver system stabilizes a steep gravel driveway

May 14, 2021  |  News

Living in a hillside home offers breathtaking views and plenty of privacy, but it can also present numerous challenges when it comes to landscaping and accessing the property. For homeowners in Fort Davis, Texas, a winding path provided access to their house, but the steep slope of the driveway was …
“Product Selector” for road reconstruction with TenCate Polyfelt

May 13, 2021  |  News

The digital specification assistant for asphalt pavement interlayers from TenCate Geosynthetics enables product selection for asphalt pavement interlayers. Based on four simple criteria, the best technical solution can be pro…
Enter now: IFAI’s International Achievement Awards

May 13, 2021  |  Awards, IAA, News

After a year away, the International Achievement Awards (IAA) return for the 75th anniversary of recognizing the best projects across the specialty fabrics industry. The awards are an opportunity for you to showcase your technical skills and talents to the entire industry. The International Achievem…
Call for candidates: IFAI board positions

May 11, 2021  |  News

The Leadership Development Committee of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is looking for individuals with strong leadership skills to fill the following positions: 1st Vice Chair: 2-year term (the individual elected to this position will be the “Chair-elect” and shall autom…
Registration is open for IFAI Expo 2021

May 10, 2021  |  IFAI Expo News, News

Registration is open for IFAI Expo 2021. IFAI Expo celebrates the 100th anniversary of the show this November, and you won’t want to miss it! After a long hiatus of in-person events, this year’s show is the perfect place to reconnect with your industry. Register now to get the Early Bird ra…
ABG Geosynthetics joins the BontexGeo Group

May 10, 2021  |  News

U.K.-based ABG Ltd., a market leader in the design, development, manufacture and technical support of high-performance geosynthetic systems for use in a wide range of civil engineering, environmental and sustainable building projects, is announced it is joining the BontexGeo Group. BontexGeo is a Eu…