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... »

Kuhn to Lead TRI Geotechnical / Interaction Division

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TRI Environmental, Inc. (TRI) has announced the expansion of Jeffery Kuhn’s role. Effective May 23, Jeffrey Kuhn, Ph.D., P.E. will be the new Director of the TRI Geotechnical / Interaction Division, which provides interface friction testing, a wide variety of soils and rock testing services, and interaction tests, including pull-out, direct shear and large-scale connection testing. Dr. Kuhn ... »

IGS Educate the Educators Succeeds in Texas

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More than 40 civil and geotechnical engineering professors from across the US and Canada gathered in Austin, Texas in late July to take part in the Educate the Educators™ (EtE) event. Following the mission of the original EtE from the 1990s, the International Geosynthetics Society‘s (IGS) two-day program in Austin sought to increase geosynthetics education in university engineering curricula... »

IGS Relaunches Educate the Educators Program

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In the 1990s*, geosynthetic material development, polymeric research, and wide-scale manufacturing advances helped the field mature quickly. Regulatory support, such as the RCRA Subtitle D rule from the US EPA, contributed significantly to growth and encouraged outside investment. However, a knowledge gap existed because few people in influential positions (lead regulators, policymakers, facility ... »

HUESKER inc. Adds Regional Manager for LA, MS, TX, AR and OK Markets

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – HUESKER inc., an international manufacturer of geosynthetics, is proud to announce the addition of Shandie Gautreaux, to its US-based staff. Gautreaux’s hiring will strengthen the sales presence within the set territory to enhance HUESKER’s extensive product line, develop new business opportunities, grow the branding of HUESKER products, and manage all existing relationships. ... »

Techtextil North America 2015 Taking Shape

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The 2015 edition of Techtextil North America marks the event’s 12th installment. This annual conference, which is a sister event of the biennial Techtextil in Germany, is dedicated to the North American technical textiles and nonwovens markets. That includes a focus on construction and geotechnical materials. Mike Clements of international geosynthetics manufacturer HUESKER is even on the 2015 Adv... »

Press Release: Techtextil North America Prepares World-Class Symposium

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The twelfth edition of Techtextil North America takes place June 2-4, 2015 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas where industry experts will present the most updated advances in the field of technical textiles. The show is once again co-located with JEC Americas, which will result in an unparalleled event creating the largest technical textiles, nonwovens, geosynthetics, and c... »