Member Spotlight: February

Owens Corning (OC) is head quartered in Toledo, Ohio, with additional manufacturing facilities around the Globe. In 2016, the Owens Corning Components division acquired InterWrap Industrial Fabrics. In addition to continuing to manufacture the Rhino branded product line in protective packaging and roofing underlayment, OC will place a major focus on the newly formed Geosynethics business. The geomembrane product mix ranges from 12mil – 40mil with several proprietary technologies including the RhinoMat product line. Owens Corning has recently begun constructing a world class geosynthetics research facility, as part of the current Science & Technology Center, located in Granville, OH. Opening of the new facility is scheduled for Fall, 2017. The FGI liaisons for OC are North American Sales Manager Jimmie Eloff (jimmie.eloff@owenscorning.com) and Geosynthetics Engineer Andy Durham (andy.durham@owenscorning.com).

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Article: “Hot Topics in Geomembrane Installation”

Hot Topics in Geomembrane Installation

Article: “New geomembrane selection matrix”

“New geomembrane selection matrix”, Geosynthetics, February 2012

FABRICATED GEOMEMBRANE IMPROVES SALMON HABITAT

A new article by Stan Slifer, President of Watersaver Company, describes the fabrication and installation of a temperature curtain to protect a salmon habitat. This article describes a temperature curtain that allows a power plant and a salmon stream to co-exist and thrive in the same natural resource. There were some interesting challenges in this […]