TenCate supports GMA

April 11th, 2018

Since the mid-1980s, TenCate Geosynthetics has been an active member of the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA), a division of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), the parent company of Geosynthetics magazine. GMA provides engineering support, business development opportunities, educational programming, government relations expertise and industry recognition to its member companies. TenCate said that of particular […]

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IGS-NA news

April 1st, 2018

The following are highlights of the many initiatives of IGS-NA over the last few months. IGS-NA supports Geosynthetics 2019 The North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS-NA) is proud to support the Geosynthetics 2019 conference, which is organized by the Geosynthetic Materials Association, to be held Feb. 10–13, 2019, at the Marriott Marquis […]

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Toray to acquire TenCate Advanced Composites

March 22nd, 2018

Koninklijke Ten Cate B.V. (TenCate) announced March 14, 2018, it had reached an agreement with integrated chemicals and materials group Toray Industries Inc. on the acquisition of TenCate Advanced Composites (TCAC). TenCate said Toray is committed to further accelerate the growth of TCAC in the coming years, fully supporting TCAC management’s strategy and investment growth […]

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Executive council gathers in D.C.

February 1st, 2018

Twice a year, GMA’s governing executive council meets in Washington, D.C., to review GMA’s programing initiatives and direct the association’s mission of providing high-quality engineering support, facilitating valuable educational resources and maintaining a robust government-relations program. The council’s most recent meeting took place on Oct. 24, 2017, the eve of our biannual Lobby Day. It […]

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TenCate sand mattress video at Waikiki released

December 20th, 2017

On Dec. 17, 2017, HawaiiNewsNow released a video news report on the installation of a TenCate Geosynthetics sand mattress for erosion control on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii. Honolulu mayor Kirk Caldwell told reporter Jobeth Devera of HawaiiNewsNow, “The goal here is to see if it works and if It does, to repeat it in […]

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International Geosynthetics Society North American Chapter News

June 1st, 2017

A busy Geotechnical Frontiers conference for IGS–NA The International Geosynthetics Society–North American (IGS–NA) Chapter annual meeting was held on March 14, 2017, at Geotechnical Frontiers in Orlando, Fla. Among the key items discussed at the meeting were the appointment of the 2017–2019 board of directors, winners of the IGS–NA photo contest, and the 2017 Educate […]

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GSE, TenCate unveil new products

January 30th, 2017

GSE launches RoaDrain Houston-based GSE Environmental announced Jan. 30 the launch of RoaDrain, a new synthetic drainage product that offers an alternative to traditional drainage materials. GSE RoaDrain is described as a high-density polyethylene (HDPE) composite, with a triplanar geonet core and heat-bonded on both sides with geotextile filters. The Jan. 30 GSE press release further […]

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Eef Bos stepping down as TenCate CFO

September 8th, 2016

A press release issued this week announced that Eef Bos has decided to step down as TenCate’s chief financial officer (CFO), effective Oct. 1, 2016. "Since the company entered into a new phase of its development, this is for me a natural moment to leave TenCate," Bos said. The press release said that the company’s […]

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TenCate announces new positions for Bryan and Henderson

March 23rd, 2016

TenCate global group director, Wally Moore, issued a press release March 21 to announce the appointment of Lee Bryan as global director of product supply for TenCate Geosynthetics; and simultaneously the appointment of John Henderson as president of TenCate Geosynthetics Americas, Bryan’s previous position with the company. Both positions, effective April 1, report to Moore. […]

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Four new engineering business managers at TenCate

November 3rd, 2015

Baillie, Castro, Nesbit, Broissin named to regional positions In an Oct. 30 press release, Pendergrass, Ga.-based TenCate Geosynthetics Americas announced the appointments of four new regional engineering business managers: Brian Baillie, Nathalia Castro, Brock Nesbit, and Juan Pablo Broissin. Brian Baillie has joined TenCate Geosynthetics as the engineering business manager for the company’s south central […]

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