CLI Statement on Acquisition by Raven Industries

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Following the August 22 official announcement by Raven Industries that it had signed an agreement to acquire Colorado Lining International, CLI President John Heap issued the following statement. (NOTE: Images and links added by Geosynthetica.) CLI STATEMENT ON ACQUISITION Earlier today, Raven Industries signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Colorado Lini... »

Acquisition News: Raven Industries to Acquire Colorado Lining

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The geosynthetics industry has received some interesting acquisition news: South Dakota-based manufacturer Raven Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAVN) has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire fabrication, installation, and design-build service provider Colorado Lining International, Inc. The final acquisition will align under Raven’s Engineered Films Division, according to a company statement. R... »

Raven Adds New Reinforced Geomembranes to DURA-SKRIM Series

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Raven Industries’ Engineered Films Division has extended its well-known reinforced geomembranes family. The new DURA-SKRIM® materials include the N-Series (scrim-reinforced polyethylene line), NT-Series (scrim-reinforced, textured polyethylene), and NQ-Series (scrim-reinforced polypropylene). The NT’s texturing is rooted in the company’s GeoGrip™ texture technology. “DURA-SKRIM N, NT and NQ-Series... »

Raven Expands Production Capacity in Midland, Texas

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Raven Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAVN) is the latest geosynthetics company to announce production capacity expansion. Raven’s Engineered Films Division, which manufactures geomembranes along with various other film and sheet materials, is increasing production capacity at its Midland, Texas facility. The company noted that the move is in response to increased demand for geomembranes, particularly fo... »

Raven Launches 2-Step Oxygen Barrier for Ag Market

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The new 2-step oxygen barrier from Raven Industries’ Engineered Films Division has been inspired, in part, from the company’s extensive work in gas barrier geosynthetics. It represents another multi-layer polymeric innovation from the Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based company. The new material (SealFresh™) is designed for the agricultural market and will serve primarily for silage cover operat... »

Raven Industries Expands Manufacturing Capabilities

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Raven Industries Engineered Films Division (NASDAQ:RAVN) has made its mark with polymeric films and sheets, including well-known geomembrane lines. The company has steadily invested in material development and increased its manufacturing capabilities. Recently, it announced the installation of a 7-layer cast extrusion lamination line. The new line is housed in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where the ... »

Raven Industries Adds Wide-Width Fabrication of Geomembranes

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Raven Engineered Films (NASDAQ:RAVN) has announced the addition of wide-width capacity for fabrication of geomembranes at its Madison, South Dakota facility. The primary focus for the operation will be on wide-width materials with lay-flat characteristics. A new 150-inch-wide lay-flat winding capability enables accordion and c-folded panels to create single-roll panels up to 8,000-lb. rolls. In a ... »

Raven Launches New Flexible Geomembrane Line

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Raven Industries’ Engineered Films Division has announced the release of a new flexible geomembrane product line: HydraFlex™. Designed for energy and environmental applications, the new linear-low density polyethylene (LLDPE) series is being offered in three primary variations to provide more application-specific design and performance options while maintaining a dependable baseline of flexi... »

Raven Industries Announces Acquisition of Integra Plastics, Inc.

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Sioux Falls, SD (November 3, 2014) — Raven Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAVN) announced today that its Engineered Films Division (EFD) has acquired Integra Plastics, Inc., for approximately $48 million in cash and stock. Headquartered in Madison, SD, privately held Integra specializes in the manufacture and conversion of high-quality plastic film and sheeting. With 12-month sales of more than $35 mil... »

Brian Baillie Joins Raven EFD as Lead Engineer

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Brian Baillie, a 15-year design veteran in the geosynthetics field, has joined Raven Industries’ Engineered Films Division (EFD) as its new lead design engineer. In a welcome announcement online, Raven notes: He has designed and consulted on a multitude of projects within North America and Europe with specific focus in unique and innovative system approaches. Brian currently serves as a member of ... »

Kolbasuk Receives Award of Merit from ASTM Committee D35

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W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 2 JULY 2014 — ASTM International Committee D35 on Geosynthetics has honored Gary Kolbasuk, director of innovation and technology at Raven Industries, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, with the Award of Merit. The Award of Merit and its accompanying title of fellow is ASTM’s highest organizational recognition for individual contributions to standards activities. A member of AST... »

NASA Presents Raven Industries Award for Outstanding Contributions

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Sioux Falls, SD (June 9, 2014)— Raven Aerostar (NASDAQ: RAVN) was recently recognized by NASA for its contribution to the highly successful 2012/2013 Antarctic Long Duration Balloon (LDB) Campaign. The 2013 NASA Group Achievement Award was awarded to Raven Aerostar in August of 2013 for the production of Long Duration/Super Pressure balloons; it was recently presented by a NASA official at Raven A... »

Raven Industries to Announced Fiscal 2015 1Q Results

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Sioux Falls, S.D. — Raven Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAVN) today said that it will release its 2015 first-quarter results pre-market on Wednesday May 21, 2014. Following the release, the company will host a conference call for investors and analysts on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. To join the conference call, dial: 1-866-393-0676. Alternatively, you may access the live call t... »