Member Spotlight: March

Lange Containment Systems, Inc. (LCSI) is a premier custom fabricator and installer of geomembrane and geosynthetic products. LCSI was founded in 1994 and is centrally located in Denver, Colorado. LCSI has fabricated and installed more than 145,000,000 square feet of liner systems in the USA, South America, Central America, Asia, and even Antarctica. Their field technicians are certified in geomembrane installation, industry safety standards and many have more than 20 years experience. LCSI utilizes the highest quality materials including PVC, Hypalon, XR-5, Polypropylene, Urethanes and a variety of coated fabrics. LCSI specializes in detail oriented custom fabrications; applications range from floating covers, drop-in tank liners for primary and secondary containment, decorative ponds and more. Prefabricated pipe boot seals, corners and sumps as well as a variety of mechanical attachment systems are all part of our product line. From concept to completion, LCSI’s experienced and competent staff can provide assistance, quality products and workmanship. For more information on LCSI, please contact Ryan Heese at or visit


Short Course: Environmental Protection in Shale Oil and Gas Development with ASCE Texas Section Fall Conference

By:  Fabricated Geomembrane Institute and ASCE Texas Section Fall Conference and Centennial Celebration

Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Registration at:

Location:  Dallas Omni Hotel, 555 S. Lamar, Dallas, TX 75202, Special Room Rate: $189 before 8/12/13

This short course is being offered as part of the Centennial Celebration of the ASCE Texas Section (  This is a great opportunity to interact with designers, regulators, and companies involved with the ASCE, Geo-Institute, and Shale oil and gas development.  The course will describe the estimated 40 trillion cubic feet of retrievable natural gas and oil in the Barnett and Eagle Ford Shales, applicable regulations, best development practices, techniques to ensure environmental protection during the process, and construction materials techniques to facilitate shale oil and gas development.

Short Course Agenda



By popular demand, we are also offering this short course on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Navarro College in Corsicana, TX.

Registration at:

Location:  Navarro College, Cook Education Center, 3100 W. Collin St., Corsicana, TX  75110 (south of Dallas)

Short Course Agenda

New Cross-Seam Welding Guideline Subcommittee Formed

FGI Members:  Andrew Mills, Dave McLaury, Greg Yaple, and Steve Hobbs, along with FGI Research Assistant, Raphael Villarreal Barrios, have formed a cross-seam welding guideline subcommittee to develop recommendations for cross seaming of fabricated geomembranes in the field.

Integra Plastics, Inc. Joins FGI

The FGI is pleased to welcome its newest manufacturer member, Integra Plastics (  Integra Plastics is based in Madison, South Dakota and specializes in the fabrication of polypropylene and polyethylene geomembranes.  Integra recently announced the completion of its new 48,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Bradon, SD.  Integra’s FGI liaison is Stacy Coffin, Director of Sales & Marketing, who can be reached at or (800) 578-5257.  Please help us welcome Integra Plastics to the FGI!!!!