Erosion Control Technology Council Marks 25 Years

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In a November 15 release, the Erosion Control Technology Council has marked its 25 years of industry collaboration towards better erosion and sediment control practices. “Through leadership, standardization and educational efforts,” the organization writes, “the Erosion Control Technology Council (ECTC) has had a positive influence on the industry since being established by a small group of people... »

ECTC Revises the Rolled Erosion Control Products Specification

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The Erosion Control Technology Council provides a voice for the large field of professionals who focus on engineering solutions to control soil loss and assist with vegetation establishment.  One of the effective tools ECTC has developed is a Rolled Erosion Control Products specification. The organization announced in late August that its members have revised the RECP spec. The Rolled Erosion Cont... »

Competitors to Partners: Western Excelsior Acquires North American Green

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Western Excelsior is celebrating its 40th anniversary in dramatic fashion. The company has entered into an agreement to acquire the 32-year-old company North American Green as of March 31. The move brings together two of the most well known names in erosion and sediment control. Since 2004, North American Green has operated under the Tensar International umbrella. In a release announcing the acqui... »

New Sales Structure for Propex GeoSolutions

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Propex GeoSolutions has announced a dual-function sales structure with a market-focused, efficiency approach. Two distinct teams have been create, with one dedicated to a Geotextile sales line and the other to Erosion Control and Specialty Solutions. Ray Bruno, National Sales Leader, has been named the lead of the Geotextile Team. Their product markets will include the Propex GeoSolutions lines wo... »

Hitt Named President of East Coast Erosion Control

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BERNVILLE, Pa. – 8 August 2014 – East Coast Erosion Blankets, LLC, dba East Coast Erosion Control, a privately held erosion control product manufacturing company, announced today that Diane M. Hitt has been named President of East Coast Erosion Control, effective immediately. Ms. Hitt has served as the company’s General Manager for more than 10 years. She has been with the company since its ... »

STEP Award Nominee: East Coast Erosion Control’s Hitt

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Diane Hitt, General Manager of East Coast Erosion Control, has a lot to smile about these days. The company, based in Bernville, Pennsylvania, has developed steadily in recent years, adding wider product rolls, new products (e.g., the T-RECS turf reinforcement mat), and international exhibition presence. It has also played a strong, beneficial role in environmental protection for Pennsylvania’s bu... »