O-I chooses steel reinforced geosynthetic drainage improvements for a Texas landfill

May 17, 2018

In December 2017, Owens-Illinois, commonly known as O-I and one of the largest glassmakers in the world, took action to improve the drainage system for their glass container landfill situated near the company’s O-I Waco manufacturing facility in Waco, Texas, Contech Engineered Solutions said in a press release. The consulting engineer worked closely with the …

IFAI signs representation agreement with BCH in India

April 19, 2018

On April 19, 2018, the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) announced the signing of an agreement with Business Co-ordination House (BCH) in New Delhi to provide representation for IFAI in India. “We believe BCH is uniquely positioned to help IFAI expand the opportunities for our organization with the emerging Indian market for technical textiles,” said Mary …

CTC allocates $217 million to infrastructure

March 22, 2017

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated more than $217 million to 72 projects, to support needed upkeep on California’s aging roads and bridges, make upgrades to transit and rail systems, and encourage use of alternative forms of transportation, including biking and walking. “Caltrans is working to ensure every dollar counts when it comes to California’s …

Hanes announces acquisition of Terrafix

January 10, 2017

Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Hanes Geo Components (HGC) announced in a press release issued last week that it has reached an agreement to acquire Terrafix Geosynthetics Inc. The release noted that Toronto-based Terrafix will continue to operate under that nameplate; and that David Fuerth has been promoted from vice president of sales to president at Terrafix. John …