On 30 March 2014, Anthony Ahmed of Mocon, Inc. visited Tim Stark at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Tim gave Anthony a tour of the Geosynthetics Laboratory in the Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory and discussed current and potential FGI research activities.
Dr. Stark welcomes all FGI members to visit the University of Illinois to better understand the resources available and how the FGI can provide additional benefits to them. The FGI is an exciting advancement in the geomembrane industry and allows the Institute to focus on all geomembranes that can be factory fabricated.
Mocon, Inc. provides instruments, testing services and consulting for gas detection, measurement and analysis. In addition, Mocon is the premier provider and innovator of solutions for: permeation testing instruments and laboratory services, modified atmosphere packaging, package integrity, shelf-life evaluation, package cost reduction, sustainability, package safety and aerobic bacteria screening.
Tim Stark (left), Technical Director of the FGI with Anthony Ahmed, Global Business Development Manger for Mocon, Inc.