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


FGI Guidelines

FGI-1-2010:  Subgrade Guideline
Adobe pdf July 14, 2010
FGI-2-2011:  Testing Frequency for Factory Seams
Adobe pdf July 12, 2011
FGI-3-2012:  Guideline for Packaging, Handling, Storage, and Deploying Fabricated Geomembrane Panels
Adobe pdf October 20, 2012
FGI-4-2015:  Guideline for Air Lance Testing of Field Geomembrane Seams
Adobe pdf August 16, 2015
FGI-5-2016:  Guideline for Field Seam Test Frequency for Fabricated Geomembrane Panels
Adobe pdf May 3, 2016
Identification, Packaging, Handling, Storage and Deployment of Fabricated Geomembrane Panels
Adobe pdf June 20, 2012