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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Inland Tarp & Liner Acquires Brawler

Inland Tarp & Liner (ITL®), LLC has acquired the physical assets and equipment of Brawler Industries and Brawler Environmental Containment located at Midland, Texas.  After a well-planned and implemented transition, ITL has hired most of the former Brawler employees and is updating equipment to supplement production of pit and pond liners at its recently expanded […]

Register Now for Fabricated Geomembrane Containment Applications Short Course

The FGI, in conjunction with TRI/Environmental, is offering a Short Course on Fabricated Geomembranes for Containment Applications:  Coal Combustion, Shale Oil and Gas, Floating Covers, Aquaculture, Potable Water, Agriculture, and more Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Time:  8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. Location:  TRI/Environmental 9063 Bee Caves Road Austin, TX  78733 Earn 8.0 PDH Visit https://fgi-austin-2017.eventbrite.com/ to register […]

Congratulations Colorado Lining, Int’l and Burke Industries on Article Published in Geosynthetics Magazine

Reviving the Palos Verdes Reservoir California is home to one of the most active water resource infrastructure sectors. Geosynthetics can play an enormous role with the creation and rehabilitation of these water resources. The 76-year-old Palos Verdes Reservoir in Los Angeles County provides an exemplary case (Photo A). The 360-million-gallon cell is currently undergoing an […]