Founded in 1988 to provide Canada with technical resources for geosynthetics, CTT Group’s Geosynthetics Division, known as SAGEOS, offers innovative R&D services, reliable laboratory testing and independent expertise to manufacturers, engineers and contractors seeking technical answers and solutions for projects that involve geosynthetics. After two decades of continuous growth and thousands of satisfied clients, SAGEOS proudly serves hundreds of customers every year.
With about $5 million in cutting edge laboratory equipment spread over 20,000 square feet of laboratory space, and a network of specialized partners, we offer world class, multilingual services in all areas of the world.
Our services are supported by the highest standards of quality and several certifications, including ISO 9001:2008, ISO 17025, from the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and the Geosynthetic Accreditation Institute – Laboratory Accreditation Program (GAI-LAP).
At SAGEOS, serving our customers is a constant commitment and a number one priority. We understand your business and believe that our success is ultimately linked to yours. We offer quick turnaround, responsiveness and availability to fulfill and surpass your needs. We strive to answer questions regarding laboratory test methods, laboratory data, and laboratory test results, especially with unexpected, out of specification or atypical laboratory test results. Your prime contacts in the laboratory are the supervisor and the director who ensure that your laboratory testing samples are carefully handled, maintained and stored. Click here to read more about our lab and the various tests we offer (PDF).
MATERIALS WE SPECIALIZE IN:
- Geosynthetic clay liners (GCL)
- Turf reinforcement materials (TRMs)
- Synthetic turfs
- Silt fences
- And more...
- Lining and waterproofing
- Asphalt overlay
- Erosion control
- Our Specialised Specification (GCTTG 3001:06) for Geosynthetic Materials.
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
- Project design
- Market research
- Funding support
- Pilot production runs
- Performance evaluations
- Performance requirements
- Definition of technical specifications
- Standards & specifications compliance
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Founded in 1988 to provide Canada with technical resources for geosynthetics, CTT Group’s Geosynthetics Division, known as SAGEOS, offers innovative R&D services, reliable laboratory testing and independent expertise to manufacturers, engineers and contractors seeking technical answers and solutions for projects that involve geosynthetics. After two decades of continuous growth and thousands of sa... »
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SAGEOS is Hiring
SAGEOS of Quebec, CA is looking for a Civil Engineer in charge of research and development. Must be fluent in english and french. »