Member Spotlight: May

Nortène began its activities in Brazil in 1981, pioneering the supply of plastic polyethylene screens, tarps for construction industry, and agricultural films. With an entrepreneurial spirit, Nortène has expanded and strengthened its share on Brazilian market. The company commercializes its products throughout Brazil and abroad and it is experiencing a period of continuous growth, by increasing its products portfolio and modernizing its quality laboratory. Nortene manufactures products for the following markets: construction, infrastructure, environmental engineering, industry, agribusiness, irrigation, mining, sugar/ethanol, warehousing and silage. Nortene produces HDPE or LLDPE geomembranes in blow or flat die machines, according with the project specifications. Its laboratories are accredited by GAI LAP and all the customers receive a complete quality certificate with technical information from each roll delivered. For more information on Nortene, please contact Mrs. Lima at or visit


Article: “Hot Topics in Geomembrane Installation”

Hot Topics in Geomembrane Installation

Article: “New geomembrane selection matrix”

“New geomembrane selection matrix”, Geosynthetics, February 2012


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 […]