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.
Agru America Opens Large Diameter Pipe Facility in Charleston
One of the most eye-catching items in the exhibit hall at Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 (March, Orlando) was a large diameter pipe section. The product was stationed at Agru America’s booth. Now, the company has released details on its new manufacturing center in Charleston, South Carolina. The site is serving the growing international demand for next-generation large diameter pipe products, with a ... »
Active LFG Collection Design with ClosureTurf®
Agru America has published its fourth technical webinar. The topic for the latest educational offering is Active LFG Collection Design with ClosureTurf®–an Engineered Final Cover System. ACTIVE LFG COLLECTION Presented by Chris Richgels, P.E. and in partnership with Watershed Geo, which developed the ClosureTurf system, the 50-minute recorded session addresses topics such as: Infiltration Hy... »
Agru America Ups Its Geosynthetics Manufacturing Capacity
Over the past few years, Agru America has extended its product lines, with new introductions and enhancements to established brands. Now, the company has moved into its next phase of growth, supported by new geosynthetics manufacturing capacity, with a focus on geomembranes. Capacity has been added to Agru’s Georgetown, South Carolina and Fernley, Nevada production centers, which now enables signi... »
Geosynthetics for Waste Ash Landfill Closure – Two Projects
For a landfill closure project in Massachusetts, Covanta Energy put an end to constant slope repair with a stable, cost-effective, geosynthetic closure technology. By Agru America and Watershed Geo – With more than 60 acres of closed landfill space to manage, Steve Melloni, Covanta Energy’s Regional Landfill Manager, has a lot on his plate. Most of his closed waste-to-energy ash landfills are trad... »
The Lighter Side of Geomembranes
Geomembrane installations often cover substantial areas. Landfill cells pose enormous footprints. Oil and gas pits, industrial processing ponds, and wastewater containment ponds are large installations too, and each year they tend to be built a little larger. The scaling up of these facilities is not just a matter of achieving better operational economics for the facility owner; it’s also because ... »