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INDUSTRY NEWS
GEO NEWS AND NOTES FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Solmax acquires
TenCate Geosynthetics
G
lobal geosynthetics manufacturer
Solmax has concluded the acquisition
of TenCate Geosynthetics. With this
transaction, the global reach, innovation
capabilities and specialties of two
recognized geosynthetics front-runners
combine to create the world's largest geosynthetics
provider. " Solmax is already
the global leader in the development,
manufacture, and provision of high-quality
polyethylene geomembranes for containment
in industrial and environmental
applications, " says Jean-Louis Vangeluwe,
president of Solmax. " Now, with the addition
of TenCate's geosynthetics, industrial
fabrics and manufacturing plants,
we have unmatched breadth of scope,
scale and reach. Together, we create a
better, stronger, faster Solmax-positioning
ourselves well to accelerate our vision
of driving higher standards, stimulating
innovation and leading the geosynthetics
industry forward. "
NAUE and Prosé join forces
Geosynthetics manufacturer NAUE and
the Dutch supplier of geosynthetics Prosé
Geotechniek announced the joint venture
NAUE Prosé. NAUE Prosé will offer the
complete range of NAUE products as well
as installation services. The joint venture
will also offer design services through the
NAUE group's engineering office. " We
are very excited to announce the start of
NAUE Prosé, " says NAUE group's managing
director, Alexander Naue. " This
fusion will support our effort in serving
every marketplace as best as we can. It is
a clear signal for our commitment to the
Dutch market. "
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ABG Geosynthetics joins
the BontexGeo Group
U.K.-based ABG Ltd., a market leader in
the design, development, manufacture
and technical support of high-performance
geosynthetic systems for use in a
wide range of civil engineering, environmental
and sustainable building projects,
announced it is joining the BontexGeo
Group. BontexGeo is a European industry
leader in the production and sale of
geotextiles for civil engineering applications.
The acquisition follows a continuous
period of growth for ABG in its core
civil engineering markets, including the
design and manufacture of high-performance
geocomposites for use in a wide
range of sustainable drainage applications.
BontexGeo is a key supplier of
ABG and has played an important part
in ABG's growth story over the last few
years (including under the former Low
& Bonar trading name). The acquisition
provides further access and opportunities
for ABG to continue this. In the deal,
BontexGeo acquires 100% of the shares in
the West Yorkshire-based company, and
ABG will remain operational under the
same name.
AGRU America receives FM
Approval for its AGRULINE
HDPE fittings
AGRU America received FM Approvals'
Standard 1613 for its AGRULINE highdensity
polyethylene (HDPE) pipe
fittings. " AGRU America has a long,
rich history of manufacturing precision-engineered
pipe and fittings, "
says Melissa Grace, vice president of
AGRULINE. " To receive FM Approval
certification of our AGRULINE fittings
is further confirmation of our commitment
to delivering the highest quality
products on the market. " AGRULINE
HDPE pipe fittings are manufactured
from the newest generation of PPI- and
NSF-listed materials, meeting a range
of standards including ASTM D3261,
ASTM D2513, NSF 61, and AWWA
C901 and C906. AGRULINE HDPE pipe
fittings offer high-quality flow characteristics
while retaining the lightweight
and flexible properties that have made
HDPE products popular in construction.
Applications include wastewater,
potable water, gas distribution, mining,
landfill, irrigation and aquaculture.
AquaFuse and Owens Corning
to produce lake liners
AquaFuse by CMF Global Inc., a world
leader in revolutionizing high-density
polyethylene (HDPE) irrigation systems
that improve golf course performance
and water efficiency, announces that the
company has entered into an agreement
with Owens Corning, a global building
and industrial materials leader, to produce
liners for ponds and lakes primarily
on golf courses. " We are thrilled to
have teamed up with Owens Corning.
Together we will deliver the most innovative
lake liners in the industry, " says
CMF Global Inc. executive vice president
Joseph Fernandez.
The new engineered AquaFuse liners
are made of high-quality reinforced
composite polyethylene (RCPE) geomembranes.
They serve as a protective
layer that prevents the loss of water,
maintains water quality, prevents exfiltration
into subsurface water resources and
are made without postconsumer resin.

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