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Seaman Corporation traces its origins to a basement workshop in Canal Fulton, Ohio that was equipped with two sewing machines and fueled by Norm Seaman's dedication to create fabrics that could set a new world standard for versatility and performance. Today, Seaman Corporation has turned that dream into a reality with modern corporate headquarters, product development laboratories and a primary manufacturing facility in Wooster, Ohio. In addition, the company also has a state-of-the-art weaving and coating facility in Bristol, Tennessee. Each discipline within the company is committed to maintaining the founding principles, setting the highest standards for quality, innovation and customer service. Seaman Corporation fabrics are used in high performance roof systems, geomembrane liners, truck tarps, architectural structures and recreational products. For more information on Seaman Corporation, please visit their website at or contact Bill Shehane at


Register Now for Geosynthetics in Civil Engineering Applications Short Course

The FGI, in conjunction with The Ohio State University, Owens Corning Science and Technology, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and the Ohio Department of Transportation, is offering a Short Course on Geosynthetics in Civil Engineering Applications:  water resources, containment, dams and conveyance, roadways, landfills, coal combustion residuals, MSE walls, and more.

Date: Friday, October 27, 2017

Time:  8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location:  The Ohio State University
The Ohio Staters Traditions Room, 2070 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH  43210

Earn 8.0 PDH

Visit to register today.


Owens Corning Facility Tour
Please join us for a tour of Owens Corning’s new Granville facility on Thursday, October 26th, before the Fabricated Geomembrane Institute’s (FGI) Geosynthetics in Civil Engineering Applications Short Course on Friday, October 27th at The Ohio State University. A complimentary shuttle will be available to/from Columbus, Ohio, if needed. Owens Corning’s Facility Tour is included in the fee for the Friday Short Course. Attendees will earn 1.0 PDH.

Date:  Thursday, October 26, 2017

Time:  5:30-8:00 p.m.

Location:  2790 Columbus Rd, Granville, OH  43023

Visit to register today.

Complimentary shuttles available from Columbus, OH.


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