Member Spotlight: July

Rocheux International (RI) has been a leading supplier of plastic films and sheets to a wide array of industries for over 30 years. With warehouses strategically positioned across North America to service their customers, RI’s focus is on customer service, product quality and collaboration. While the core of Rocheux International's business is rooted in plastic films and sheets, they also offer performance materials such as plastic resins, epoxy resins, carbon fiber, even supported films that mimic genuine leather and high end fabric. Rocheux International offers the world's most extensive line of flexible vinyl films manufactured by NanYa Plastics, a division of Formosa Chemical. As North America's major distribution and marketing arm of NanYa Plastics, Rocheux International serves customers in a wide variety of end use markets including: stationary and office products, geomembrane and pond-liners, in-ground and above ground pool liners, pressure sensitive and graphic films, decorative films, wallcovering and three ply laminates, waterbed liners and heater films. For more information on Rocheux Internatinal, contact Vinod Warrier at or visit For more information on NanYa Plastics, please contact Justin Yan at or visit


Newly Elected Officers Visit University of Illinois

Newly elected FGI President, Patrick Elliott of Colorado Lining, Int’l, and Vice President, Laura Storey of Plastatech, visited the Fabricated Geomembrane Institutes (FGI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on 5 April, 2017. In addition to touring the Civil and Environmental Engineering Research Laboratory, Pat and Laura met with FGI Technical Director, Tim Stark and FGI Coordinator, Jen Miller, to discuss current and future activities and goals of the FGI. In addition to Pat and Laura, the FGI also elected Ed Silva or Engineered Polymer Technologies, as Treasurer, and Jimmie Eloff of Owens Corning, as Secretary. The new officers will serve a two year term (2017-2019).

(L-R) Jen Miller (FGI Coordinator), Laura Storey (FGI Vice President), Tim Stark (FGI Technical Director), Pat Elliot (FGI President 5 April 2017


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