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In 2011, Demtech Services, Inc. hit the road with Wayne Leger and “Demtech On The Move,” another innovative solution that delivers customer service right to your door step. The mobile unit was an instant hit, with demand for a visit from Wayne exceeding all expectations. Over the next two years, Demtech responded by expanding “Demtech On The Move” to include Bob Annalora, Nico Fauci, and Nick Majerus. All four technicians travel throughout the United States with their fully-equipped trailers/vans to bring the following services to you: · Equipment Demonstrations · Hands-On Training · CWT Certification · On-Site Repairs Our goal is to furnish the industry with the most reliable, durable and fastest equipment and repairs possible. “Powered by Innovation,” Demtech equipment leads the industry for quality and affordability. Give us a call today. We look forward to servicing your thermoplastic installation equipment needs. For more information please contact Bob Annalora by e-mail at


Geosynthetics in Transportation Applications Article

Geosynthetic materials can decrease project costs and project time; increase design life, stability, and range of acceptable borrow material; and improve performance.  Applications addressed in this article include:  deicing pads, load transform platforms, moisture barriers, underground stormwater management chambers, pavement separators, and tunnel liners.

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Article: Sustainable Geomembrane Recycling and Downcycling

WellSpring Environmental Services, headquartered in Orwigsburg, PA and Ultra-Poly Corporation, based in Portland, PA have created a first-of-its-kind business venture with the purpose of collecting, shredding, grinding and pelletizing geomembranes discarded from Marcellus and Utica Shale drilling, development and production activities.

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Mocon Visits University of Illinois

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.