Solmax launches new environmental sustainability policy

December 7th, 2022

Solmax has launched a new Environmental Sustainability Policy in an effort to achieve its goal of being the most socially and environmentally sustainable geosynthetics manufacturer. The policy sets out clear principles and guidelines to improve Solmax’s sustainability performance while allowing the company to proactively manage its environmental impact and sustainability across all 19 production facilities and […]

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Geosynthetics and sustainability: How is our industry doing?

April 1st, 2022

FIGURE 1 Water, necessary for human life, should be stored in a sustainable manner, protecting both surface and groundwater resources. Geosynthetics, including the geomembrane used to line this pond, further such goals. Sustainability is a complex issue, but there are some very simple and direct truths about it. The world’s population is nearly 8 billion […]

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Solmax acquires TenCate Geosynthetics, creating the world’s leading geosynthetics provider

June 1st, 2021

Global geosynthetics manufacturer Solmax has concluded the acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics. With this transaction, the global reach, innovation capabilities and specialties of two recognized geosynthetics frontrunners combine to create the world’s leading geosynthetics provider. “Solmax is already the global leader in the development, manufacture and provision of high-quality polyethylene geomembranes for containment in industrial and […]

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An interview with Jean-Louis Vangeluwe, CEO of Solmax, on the acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics

June 1st, 2021

By Todd R. Berger As will be formally announced Tuesday morning, June 1, the Montreal-based geosynthetics manufacturer Solmax has finalized the acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics, which is headquartered in Pendergrass, Ga. Jean-Louis Vangeluwe, CEO of Solmax, spoke with Geosynthetics magazine about the acquisition and what he envisions from the newly formed company, which will be […]

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