AGRU America celebrates 10th anniversary of ClosureTurf

April 3rd, 2019

AGRU America, the waste industry’s leading manufacturer of structured geomembranes, is celebrating the ten-year anniversary of the first ClosureTurf landfill installation with partner Watershed Geo, a leader in civil engineering and erosion control technologies. To date, ClosureTurf spans approximately 1,500 acres of closure, safely and effectively reducing the environmental and operational impacts of landfills across […]

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GMA on Wisconsin, waste containment and Lobby Day

August 1st, 2018

April and May were very active months for the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA). Our membership coordinated an educational opportunity in the state of New York, made a lobbying trip to Wisconsin and supported Infrastructure Week by advocating for geosynthetics in the nation’s capitol. GMA heads to Wisconsin On Apr. 9, 2018, members of the GMA […]

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AGRU America and Watershed Geo to host webinar on ClosureTurf

March 19th, 2018

AGRU America and Watershed Geo will host a free live webinar “ClosureTurf 101” on March 29, 2018, at 9 a.m. PDT and again at 12 p.m. PDT the same day. The webinar, presented by Christopher M. Richgels, P.E., western region engineer for AGRU America, will provide an introduction to the final cover system, which is […]

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AGRU wins Austria’s economic award

March 8th, 2018

On March 5, 2018, AGRU announced the Foreign Trade Center in Los Angeles of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber has declared the company the winner out of 17 companies from Austria to for top economic performance in the United States in the category of investment. The center honors outstanding achievements of Austrian companies in the […]

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AGRU America to extrude world’s largest HDPE pipe

December 6th, 2017

In a press release dated Dec. 6, 2017, AGRU America said that half a century of experience in plastics processing and a $40 million investment is what it takes to manufacture the world’s largest high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pressure pipe. AGRU had to overcome major technical challenges to achieve perfect roundness, homogeneous wall thickness and completely […]

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Agru America opens pipe production facility in Charleston, S.C.

April 10th, 2017

Agru America’s newest manufacturing center in Charleston, S.C., aimed at meeting the international demand for next-generation large diameter HDPE pipes, started production in early April 2017. The facility, located on Charleston Harbor, is producing AGRULINE pipes with dimensions of up to OD 2500 mm (98.4 in.) designed for high-volume flow applications including gas, potable water, […]

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Agru expands East and West Coast manufacturing

November 3rd, 2016

Georgetown, S.C.-based Agru America announced in a press release issued last week that it has extended its manufacturing capabilities with additional production lines at the company’s Georgetown and Fernley, Nev. facilities. Agru America president, Robert L. Johnson, said: “Agru has added the increased manufacturing capacity to better service the U.S. East and West Coasts for […]

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Agru America joins GMA’s Executive Council

December 14th, 2015

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) announced last week that Agru America Inc. has joined its Executive Council. The Executive Council, now with 13 member companies, is GMA’s governing body. Chris Eichelberger, who was named vice president/corporate technical marketing at Agru earlier this year, is the company’s primary liaison on the GMA Executive Council. Based in […]

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