Dewatering bags – How do they work?

January 16th, 2023

Made of a durable, porous geotextile fabric, dewatering bags are a type of filtration bag that allows water to pass through while trapping debris, sediment, and other particles. Primarily used for Best Management Practice (BMP) purposes to prevent the runoff and flow of contaminants and sediment into local bodies of water, dewatering bags are also […]

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WINFAB expanding with geotextile production line

August 22nd, 2022

Willacoochee Industrial Fabrics, Inc. (WINFAB) is investing in a new state-of-the-art nonwoven geotextile manufacturing production line in Nashville, Ga. Start-up of the ANDRITZ needlepunch line is planned for the second quarter of 2023.   “We’re excited to continue the growth of our industry-leading geosynthetic solutions, and to provide options to customers during a time of industry […]

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Willacoochee Industrial Fabrics (WINFAB) invests in new erosion control production facility

July 20th, 2022

In response to growing market demand, Willacoochee Industrial Fabrics, Inc. (WINFAB), a U.S.-based leader in the manufacturing of geosynthetic and erosion control products, is constructing a new manufacturing facility focused on erosion control solutions. Construction is currently underway and high-volume manufacturing (HVM) capability will be completed by January 2023. Building construction in progress July 2022. […]

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GMA elects Selander as vice chair

March 7th, 2022

GMA elects Selander of Willacoochee Industrial Fabrics Inc. as the association’s executive council vice chair, finishing the term of Thaxton. Newly elected vice chair of the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) executive council, Daniel Selander. Photograph courtesy of Daniel Selander The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) elected Daniel Selander, who handles sales and technical support at Willacoochee […]

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GMA News: GMA had a jam-packed start to the year

June 1st, 2018

In January 2018 members of the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) participated in the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. In February our executive council met in Charlotte, North Carolina, to review GMA’s goals and mission. In March a delegation of GMA executives met with representatives from the White House and the U.S. […]

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