Hanes Geo Components acquiring Nilex

November 23rd, 2022

Hanes Geo Components, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leggett & Platt, has reached an agreement to acquire the majority of the business and assets of Edmonton, Canada-based Nilex Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Nilex USA Inc. with a view to continue to operate Nilex’s business on a going-concern basis. Under the proposed agreement, Nilex’s Canadian operations […]

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Terrafix Geosynthetics Inc. acquires Geosynthetic Systems

October 4th, 2022

Terrafix Geosynthetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leggett and Platt, has acquired Ottawa-based Geosynthetics Systems. Geosynthetic Systems specializes in the distribution of products used for erosion and sediment control, drainage and stormwater management, construction, gabion systems, engineered walls and landscaping. Geosynthetic Systems was founded by Peter Mulrooney, an entrepreneur whose background consists of experiences in […]

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2018 State of the Geosynthetics Industry

April 1st, 2018

The U.S. and Canadian geosynthetics market includes geotextiles, geomembranes, geogrids, geosynthetic clay liners, drainage materials, geocells and erosion control materials. In 2017 the U.S. and Canadian geosynthetics market grew in the low single-digit ranges, and it is expected to grow slightly higher in 2018. Consolidation in the geosynthetics market Due to the weaker U.S. dollar […]

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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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