Since 1988, Georgetown, SC–based Agru America, Inc. has been the world’s leading manufacturer of flat die extrusion geomembranes, geonets, geocomposites, geotextiles, geo clay liners, concrete protective liners and fittings. The company also supplies vertical barrier systems and piping systems for the U.S. and international civil/environmental markets.
Agru America’s state-of-the-art products include Agru Smooth Liner® / MicroSpike® (structured textured products), Super Gripnet®, and Drain Liner® in both LLDPE and HDPE. In addition, the company’s extensive product line includes the ClosureTurf® system, an innovative and economical final cover system designed in partnership with Watershed Geosynthetics for impoundment and landfill applications.
Agru America is part of Alois Gruber GmbH, an Austrian family-owned business since 1948 with production facilities in Austria, the U.S., Germany, China and India, and distribution in over 80 countries worldwide.
- HDPE and LLDPE Agru Smooth Liner®
- HDPE and LLDPE MicroSpike® Liner
- HDPE and LLDPE Agru Drain Liner®
- HDPE and LLDPE Super Gripnet® Liner
- Agru GeoClay®
- HDPE and PP Sure-Grip® Concrete Protection Liners
- Pipe and Fittings Systems
- Large Diameter Piping Systems
- Sheet Stock
- BLAZBARRIER® Flame Barrier Fabric
Strict quality control of incoming raw materials and factory production of geomembranes ensures the continuous production of high quality Agru America products. All Agru America geomembranes are manufactured to meet or exceed the test values, frequency of testing and functional requirements of the Geosynthetic Institute Specifications GRI GM 13 (HDPE) and GRI GM 17 (LLDPE) protocol.
Highest quality installation of Agru America’s smooth or structured geomembranes is of paramount importance to provide the project owner the level of security the containment requires. Welding on site is performed by experienced installation contractors using hot wedge and extrusion welding machines in accordance with established installation and quality control procedures. We have supplied a list of installation contractors and our quality control guidelines.
Agru America provides technical support to engineers, owners and installation contractors during not only the design phase but as follow-up after project completion. Call us for answers to your questions about Agru America’s quality geomembranes.
70 Years of Strong Economic Performance, Innovation, and Growth
AGRU’s 2018 first quarter is off to a strong start. The company’s XXL Pipe Production Facility in South Carolina equipped to extrude the world’s largest high-density polyethylene pipe. The Los Angeles-based Foreign Trade Center of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber has recognized AGRU’s international business success with a top economic performance award. And, the company is marking its 70th an... »
HDPE-Lined Reservoir for Artificial Snow on an Alpine Slope
Ischgl is an internationally renowned ski resort in the Silvretta Mountains of Tyrol. Plenty of natural snowfall supports 200km of downhill pistes (compacted snow runs), but the ability to provide artificial snow early in the season enables the resort to open sooner and gives skiers a longer and more dependable window for time on the slopes. Large reservoirs are needed to support artificial snow p... »
AGRU’s XXL Pipe Facility Offers World’s Largest HDPE Pipe Extrusion
In March, AGRU America announced its major move into large-diameter plastic pipe. The Charleston, South Carolina facility has been producing HDPE pipe since April, but the company held its grand opening not long ago. The event, which was attended by 160 international customers, revealed further information on the innovative site, including news that AGRU’s XXL Pipe Production Facility is equipped ... »
Geomembranes, Covers, and Containment Systems Webinar – Nov 16
AGRU America continues its series of geosynthetic engineering webinars on November 16 at 12:00 EST. This new geomembranes and geosynthetic cover and containment systems webinar will address a range of topics. Engineer Nick Rauh will lead the session and foster discussion on multiple geosynthetic solutions and the various factors that influence performance and improve project economics and efficie... »
PODCAST: The Rise of ClosureTurf® in Final Cover Systems
Landfill engineering has advanced significantly over the past 35 years. Geosynthetic lining, capping, and final cover systems have had a lot to do with the tremendous success landfill operators have had in controlling leachate, protecting groundwater, and improving the long-term economics of active landfills and post-closure care periods. In regards to responsible closure of sites, one of the fast... »