The GMA Techline

October 1st, 2018

Toxicity of nonwovens? Q: Are there any comprehensive tests (or a general synopsis) of the environmental toxicity of leachate from nonwoven polypropylene fabrics when aged in a freshwater or saltwater solution? Regulatory and municipal bodies in Europe and New Zealand are requesting more info about products that are used in riparian and coastal environments. A: […]

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

May 17th, 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 […]

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Don & Low expands Forfar (UK) facility with state-of-the-art Reifenhäuser line

December 18th, 2017

In line with parent-company Thrace Group’s strategy, Don & Low of the Scottish city of Forfar in the UK has agreed to a multimillion Euro deal with Reifenhäuser GmbH KG Maschinenfabrik of Troisdorf, Germany, to supply a new 3.5-yard (3.2-m) Reicofil 4 bicomponent spunbond line specifically configured for industrial spunbond markets. The new investment will […]

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Brawler Industries announces another expansion

January 25th, 2016

Texas-based Brawler Industries, a provider of specialty-engineered liners for containment and fluid management applications, announced in a Jan. 20 press release its plans to invest in a 7-layer blown-film line for high-performance barrier film applications for the agricultural, construction, and environmental markets. The press release noted that in 2015, Brawler invested more than $10 million […]

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