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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Haydale and Imagine IM establish graphene-based conductive coatings capability in North America

November 1st, 2017

On Oct. 29, 2017, Haydale Technologies Inc. of Greer, S.C., and Imagine Intelligent Materials of Rosebery, New South Wales, Australia, signed a strategic agreement to establish graphene-based conductive coatings capability for geosynthetics in North America. “Combining Imagine IM’s proven graphene manufacturing processes with Haydale’s advanced materials manufacturing expertise will be a significant step toward delivering […]

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South Carolina DOT gets funding to support 10-year infrastructure plan

July 10th, 2017

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) released a decade-long plan designed to rebuild decayed roads and replace structurally deficient bridges across the state. The South Carolina General Assembly passed the Roads Bill, which went into effect on July 1, 2017, allowing SCDOT to launch their plan. Under the Roads Bill, the state’s gas tax […]

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