PGI Rebrands as AVINTIV

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Polymer Group International (PGI), which made a big entry into geosynthetics only a couple years ago in acquiring Fiberweb and its key TYPAR Geosynthetics and Terram brands, is changing its corporate brand. In a release, the company noted it will now be known as AVINTIV. The new name combines “advanced,” “inventive,” and “innovative.” “The unveiling of our... »

Typar Geotextiles Continues 40 Years of Innovation

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27 March 2013 – TYPAR Geosynthetics, one of the world’s largest and leading suppliers of high-performance geotextiles, is proud to announce the latest addition to 40 years of innovation in TYPAR geotextiles: TYPAR C-Class Construction Fabrics. Engineered for use in AASHTO M-288 applications and to provide exceptional strength, uniformity, and durability characteristics, TYPAR C-Class p... »

Totally Tubular Habitat Creation

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Duke University’s Center on Globalization, Governance, & Competitiveness (CGGC) published a 44-page report in 2012 on coastal restoration projects and how geosynthetic technologies were playing a greater role. Funded by the Environmental Defense Fund and the Walton Family Foundation, the report, “Geosynthetics: Coastal Management Applications in the Gulf of Mexico,” highlighted technologies su... »