Oerlikon increases pilot testing capabilities for geotextiles

March 29th, 2024

Oerlikon Neumag is now offering inline pilot testing of its new staple fiber technology in Neumünster, Germany. The plant, which opened in 2022, is available to customers for tests processing various polymers beyond polyester, which was the center’s original scope. The company has already achieved excellent values in joint tests with a well-known fiber producer […]

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Lenzing presents innovative concept combining sustainable glacier protection and circularity for geotextiles

March 27th, 2024

The Lenzing Group, a leading supplier of regenerated cellulose for the textile and nonwovens industries, has created a unique, innovative concept that contributes to the sustainable protection of glaciers while inspiring collective action for sustainable practices and a circular economy in the nonwovens and textile value chain. The presentation titled “Glacial Threads: From Forests to […]

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Navis TubeTex announces strategic partnership with Fibroline

January 26th, 2024

Navis TubeTex, a leading provider of advanced machinery solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with Fibroline, a Lyon, France-based technology and engineering company, which develops and patents dry impregnation technologies. Navis TubeTex designs, engineers, and manufactures machinery for the global knit, woven, nonwoven, technical and geotextile industries. The Fibroline technology can impregnate powder form materials […]

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Lignin coating makes geotextiles made from environmentally friendly natural fibers durable

November 6th, 2023

Textiles are a given in civil engineering: they stabilize water protection dams, prevent runoff containing pollutants from landfills, facilitate the revegetation of slopes at risk of erosion, and even make asphalt layers of roads thinner. Until now, textiles made of highly resistant synthetic fibers have been used for this purpose, which have a very long […]

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E-GEOTEX-Pro introduced for cleaning coverings with geotextiles

October 17th, 2023

Terrazza MC Belgium has announced its cooperation with EGO Machines for the development and launch of the Terrazza E-GEOTEX-Pro® machine, designed for cleaning and maintaining coverings with geotextiles. Dany Mestdag, CEO of Terrazza MC, is excited about the cooperation with EGO Machines and stresses that this collaboration is necessary to provide the right service and […]

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Solmax offers geotextiles solution for flooding 

September 20th, 2023

A law in the Netherlands requires more and more stormwater management at the municipal level in new construction projects. With MIRAFI® Geolon FW 180, Solmax offers the solution: Rainwater is collected in a buffer system and returned to nature.  Climate change is increasing the intensity of rainfall in many regions. At the same time, the […]

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Titan acquires Hewitt Geosynthetics in Ontario

September 13th, 2023

Titan Environmental Containment (Titan) announces that a deal has been reached with John Hewitt, founder of Hewitt Geosynthetics, to acquire the company’s business operations in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). As part of the deal, Titan is absorbing Hewitt’s existing customer base and John Hewitt has joined the team at Titan to help facilitate the […]

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Geofabrics enhances manufacturing capabilities with support from Ridat

August 25th, 2023

UK-based thermoforming equipment manufacturer Ridat has supplied Geofabrics with a Model 8040AVF Vacuum Forming Machine with Duplex Heater, after being tasked with supporting the company in increasing its production capacity. The 8040AVF has been designed for consistent production of all commonly used thermoformable material of up to 12mm thickness. It provides an automatic vacuum forming […]

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Webinar – GeoTextiles, GeoFoam and Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil –Integrated Bridge System (GRS-IBS) – Aug. 24th

August 14th, 2023

The August Innovation Exchange webinar - GeoTextiles, GeoFoam and Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil –Integrated Bridge System (GRS-IBS) – will take place Thursday, August 24, 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET. It is presented by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Local Aid Support and no registration is required. To join the webinar visit Join ZoomGov Meeting - Meeting ID: 161 […]

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WINFAB announces additional expansion of erosion control blanket production

June 13th, 2023

Willacoochee Industrial Fabrics (WINFAB), one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of geotextile and erosion control products, announces additional expansion of erosion control blanket production capacity, continuing on a path to grow production capabilities of WINFAB-branded products made in the United States. WINFAB headquarters in Nashville, Ga. “I am pleased to announce the latest expansion of […]

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