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Seaman Corporation honored for commitment to community

June 5th, 2023

The United Way of Wayne and Holmes counties in Wooster, Ohio has named Seaman Corporation the 2022 winner of the Stanleys Cup, in recognition of the company's long history and engagement with the community Seaman Corporation associates, left to right, Lisa Fogal, Kelly Gallion, Vicky Puster, and Tammy Hoffman were all donors to the United Way in […]

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An open solicitation to work on development of a new GSI specification for EIA geomembrane

August 1st, 2022

GSI has a long history of writing specifications for geosynthetics. Like all engineered materials, geosynthetics are used in many applications and need general requirements for plans and specifications. When the NSF ceased servicing NSF #54 “Specification for Geomembranes” in 1991, The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) was requested by its membership to continue the effort. With a […]

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Inspecting a six-year-old geomembrane

April 14th, 2022

Seaman Corp. describes a rare opportunity for inspecting a 6-year-old geomembrane at the Knoxville, Tenn., World’s Fair Park. By Felon Wilson, Industrial Fabrics Business Director, Seaman Corp. WFP Park and lake in Knoxville, Tenn. Photograph courtesy of Seaman Corp. The lake at the Knoxville, Tenn., 1982 World’s Fair Park was relined with the XR-5 geomembrane in […]

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Part 3: Five pieces of data that will give higher assurances of chemical compatibility when selecting a geomembrane

January 26th, 2022

By Felon Wilson, Industrial Fabrics Business Director, Seaman Corp. Figure 1 XR-5 Geomembrane Process Wastewater Impoundment, Qatar. Photograph courtesy of Arabian Environmental Editor’s note: This is part 3 of the 3-part series, “Understanding and Assuring Proper Geomembrane Chemical Resistance.” Part 1 was published on Jan. 12, 2022, and Part 2 was published on Jan. 19. […]

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Part 2: Top ways to overcome difficulties interpreting geomembrane chemical resistance data

January 19th, 2022

By Felon Wilson, Industrial Fabrics Business Director, Seaman Corp. Oily water/solvents runoff impoundment in Kentucky. Photograph courtesy of Seaman Corp. Editor’s note: This is part 2 of the 3-part series, “Understanding and Assuring Proper Geomembrane Chemical Resistance.” Part 1 was published on Jan. 12, 2022, and part 3 will be published on Jan. 26. It […]

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Part 1: Top reasons chemical resistance is a very important geomembrane property

January 12th, 2022

By Felon Wilson, Industrial Fabrics Business Director, Seaman Corp. XR-5 Geomembrane lined Metals Processing Wastewater Impoundment, North Carolina. Photograph courtesy of Seaman Corp. Editor’s note: This is part 1 of the 3-part series, “Understanding and Assuring Proper Geomembrane Chemical Resistance.” Part 2 will be published on Jan. 19, 2022, and part 3 will be published […]

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Four major takeaways from ASCE’s 2020 Code of Ethics updates

September 3rd, 2021

By Felon Wilson, Geomembrane Consultant, Seaman Corp. XR-5G geomembrane protecting structural EPS geofoam in a transportation application, Alondra Blvd. at I-5, Santa Fe Springs, Calif. Owner: CalTrans. Photograph courtesy of Seaman Corp. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) first adopted a Code of Ethics in 1914 for the purpose of creating a model of […]

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Seaman Corp. names Jeff Swartz chief executive officer

April 21st, 2020

Jeff Swartz Seaman Corporation, a family-owned business headquartered in Wooster, Ohio, has announced that its board of directors has selected Jeff Swartz as its new chief executive officer. Swartz will replace John Crum, who is retiring after 18 years at Seaman, including the last five as CEO. Swartz is a veteran of the building products […]

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International Achievement Awards

April 1st, 2020

Recognizing design excellence in geosynthetics The International Achievement Awards, sponsored by the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), recognize innovation, technical skill and design excellence in geosynthetic applications.  The awards are an annual competition promoting awareness of the specialty fabrics used in thousands of products and applications ranging in size and shape. For more than 70 […]

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Seaman Corporation recognized for favorable work culture

March 23rd, 2020

Established in 1949, Seaman Corporation is a world leader in the production of innovative, high-performance coated fabrics. Headquartered in Wooster, Ohio, with additional manufacturing in Bristol, Tenn., Seaman was recently named one of the top companies to work for in Ohio by Comparably. Comparably is a platform that provides culture and compensation data for public […]

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