Useful service life of nonwoven geosynthetics

June 1st, 2021

Q: Where can I find literature on the useful service life of nonwoven geosynthetic fabrics installed in soils? Thank you. A: Nice to hear from you and thanks for your question in regard to the service life of nonwoven geotextiles.  Below is a reference that I think is very good. In addition, I have exhumed […]

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Fibertex Nonwovens makes a strategic acquisition in Brazil

July 25th, 2018

Headquartered in Aalborg, Denmark, Fibertex Nonwovens, a subsidiary of Schouw & Co., acquired all activities in the Brazilian-owned, nonwovens manufacturer DUCI. “For many years Fibertex Nonwovens has consolidated itself as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of specialized nonwovens,” said Jørgen Bech Madsen, CEO of Fibertex Nonwovens. “Now we have obtained a unique opportunity for […]

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Sioen acquires Italian nonwovens manufacturer Manifattura Fontana

March 8th, 2016

Sioen Industries NV, a Belgian-based producer of technical textiles, chemicals, and high-tech protective clothing, announced March 8 its takeover of Manifattura Fontana, an Italian producer of nonwoven geotextiles serving the European civil engineering markets. With the acquisition, Sioen looks to reinforce its nonwoven business with a new product line—geotextiles used in civil engineering applications. Manifattura […]

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