LEISTER’s New Quality System Shares GPS-Based Seam Data

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Two years ago, Leister Technologies AG debuted the GEOSTAR wedge welder line at Geosynthetics 2015, a biennial event. During the forthcoming edition (Geotechnical Frontiers 2017) in Orlando, Leister returns with a major advance for the GEOSTAR geosynthetic welding equipment: GPS-based, wireless seam data sharing. Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 will be held 12 – 15 March 2017 in Orlando, Florida. Leis... »

Leister Adds Annalora to U.S. Geosynthetics Division

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Welding and hot air equipment manufacturer Leister Technologies has announced the addition of Bob Annalora to its U.S. Geosynthetics Division. Annalora has worked in the geosynthetics field for more than two decades. His background includes equipment sales and service and he has also owned a liner installation company. In his new role, he will focus on expanding Leister’s North American market in ... »

Demtech Opens Equipment Warehouse and Service Center in Ohio

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Though Demtech Services, Inc. has well-established itself as an international manufacturer of and parts and service provider for geosynthetic installation equipment, its operations have been almost exclusively out of its headquarters in California. That is changing, now that the company has officially announced the opening of a major equipment warehouse and service center just south of Cleveland, ... »

SLIDESHOW: Brazil Workshop on Geomembrane Installation Quality

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By Bruno Pedroni and Chris Kelsey – On June 9, a two-day workshop on Geomembrane Installation Quality convened in São Paulo, Brazil. Organized and promoted by Geosynthetica and its sister publication Geosynthetica.net.br (a Portuguese-language online magazine), the workshop was held at the Engineering Institute. Expert instruction for “Qualidade na Instalação de Geomembranas” was provi... »

Geosynthetics Installation Workshop in Brazil

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Geosynthetica’s partner publication in Brazil—Geosynthetica.net.br—has organized a two-day training session on geosynthetic installation. “Qualidade Na Instalação De Geomembranas” will take place 9 – 10 June 2015 in São Paulo and feature expert instruction from Luduik Rosales, Indiara Giugni, and Julio Ferreira. DOWNLOAD THE EVENT FLYER (PDF – Portuguese) The opportunity has already drawn nu... »

Leister Debuts New GEOSTAR Wedge Welder at Geosynthetics 2015

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CHICAGO — February 17 — Leister Technologies AG, the worldwide leader in plastic welding and hot air equipment, will debut its new GEOSTAR wedge welder to the North American geosynthetics audience at Geosynthetics 2015 in Portland, Ore.,  February 17 – 18. Faster, lighter, smarter –the new GEOSTAR wedge welder produces the perfect weld of thermoplastic sheets. “Fast and economical plastic we... »

Miller Weldmaster Acquires Sinclair Equipment Product Lines

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NAVARRE, Ohio – Miller Weldmaster, the leading manufacturer of heat seaming solutions for the industrial fabrics industry, has announced an expansion of its business with the acquisition of the Triad Wedge Welder, Spec Wedge Welder, and Roof Welding Tool product line from Sinclair Equipment Company. For over 28 years, the Sinclair Equipment Company has been a world leader in manufacturing po... »

Sealing the Louvre in Abu Dhabi

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By Christophe von Arx — The island of Saadiyat off the coast of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates is expanding to become a cultural center for locals and tourists. Construction on the “Louvre Abu Dhabi”, the first of several museums, will be completed by 2015. The ambitious project from the French star architect Jean Nouvel will have a large white dome with a diameter of 180 ... »

Demtech’s “On the Move” Team Expands to Four Technicians

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November 2013 – “Demtech On The Move” (www.demtech.com) is on the move, traveling all over the United States and Canada to offer on-site equipment, repair and training services for geosynthetic installations. With four mobile field technicians now on staff, the team covers more ground than ever. Don’t be surprised if you see a Demtech trailer or van on a highway near you! Due to the ov... »

Demtech Services Launches New Website

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Demtech Services, Inc. – Powered by Innovation – Demtech Services Inc. is excited to announce the launch of its totally re-designed website. The new www.demtech.com offers 24-hour access to our entire product line of wedge welders, extrusion welders, hot air tools, and testing equipment. The site has a fresh, sleek look, with quick and easy access to all the information you need–including te... »

TRIAC AT from Leister receives coveted “red dot design award”

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The "red dot design award" is one of the largest and most prestigious design competitions in the world. 1800 companies and independent designers from 58 countries took part in the "red dot award: product design 2012". A total of 4515 entries were registered for the 19 different competition categories. The TRIAC AT from Leister was able to convince the jury and won a "red dot – honorable mention" i... »