Member Spotlight: October, 2014

Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (IPG) is a recognized leader in the development, manufacture and sale of woven coated fabrics, flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBCs), and complementary packaging systems for industrial and retail use. Its’ performance products include the AquamasterTM ArmorLinerTM and NovaLinerTM geomembranes, NovaShieldTM structure fabrics, a full range of house wrap and roof underlayment, as well as lumber wrap and industrial packaging. Established in 1981, IPG has headquarters in Montreal, Quebec and Sarasota, Florida, and operates eleven manufacturing facilities in North America and one in Europe. For more information on IPG, please contact Boris Gourichon at or visit


FGI Announces Graduate Research Grant

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) is pleased to announce the availability of an FGI Graduate Research Grant.

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FGI Bieenial Meeting

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) held its biennial membership meeting on April 3, 2013 in Long Beach, California.  The meeting was attended by 42 people and held in conjunction with the Geosynthetics – 2013 conference, sponsored by the Industrial Fabrics Association International.

Andrew Mills (Layfield Group) giving his FGI Presidential Address

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FGI Announces New Officers and Board of Director Members

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) inducted new Officers and a new Board of Directors during their biennial membership meeting in Long Beach, California on April 3, 2013.  The meeting was attended by 42 people and held in conjunction with the Geosynthetics-2013 Conference sponsored by the Industrial Fabrics Association International.  Before introducing the new Officers and Directors, Tim Stark, FGI Technical Director and Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, acknowledged the service of the following prior Officers and Board Members: Ray Peebles (Cooley Group), John Heap (Colorado Lining International), Stuart Lange (Lange Containment), Gary Kolbasuk (Raven Industries), Jared Santoro (Bend Tarp and Lining), and Dave McLaury (DemTech).

John Heap (left), Tim Stark (center), and Stuart Lange (right) after the FGI Biennial Membership Meeting in Long Beach, California

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