Member Spotlight: July

MOCON, Inc. is an international manufacturing company headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with operations in Texas, Colorado, Germany and China. While working as a research physicist for General Mills in Minneapolis, Les Demorest saw a need for moisture measurement instrumentation. In 1966, he founded Modern Controls, Inc., and began manufacturing this instrumentation. In 1999, the company name changed to MOCON, Inc. MOCON has expanded its product lines over the years to include a wide variety of specialized instruments to test plastics, papers and composites used in the food, pharmaceutical, packaging and construction industries. MOCON designs, manufactures and sells products for gas detection, diffusion measurement and odor and aroma characterization. In the field of Geo-textiles MOCON specializes in the test and measurement of the barrier properties of geo-membranes for moisture vapor, hydrocarbon emissions, inert gases and volatile organic compounds. For more information on MOCON, please visit or contact Anthony Ahmed at or directly at (317) 997-3360.


Tim Stark Presents at Oilfield Expo 2013 & Safety Congress

On 5 December, 2013, Dr. Tim Stark presented at the Ohio Oil and Gas Association’s Oilfield Expo 2013 and Safety Congress at the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio. The title of Tim’s presentation was “Fabricated Geomembranes for Oilfield Applications. For more information, please contact the Fabricated Geomembrane Institute at

FGI Creates Lightweight Installation Guideline

The International Association of Geomembrane Installers (IAGI) has accepted the FGI’s Installation Guide for Lightweight (25 mil) Reinforced Fabricated Geomembranes and Compounded Unsupported Fabricated Geomembranes. To view the Lightweight Installation Guide, please click here.

Reef Industries Joins FGI

The FGI is pleased to welcome its newest manufacturer/fabricator member, Reef Industries Inc. ( Reef Industries is based in Houston, Texas and specializes in the manufacturing and fabrication of polyethylene laminates with/without nonwovens designed for a wide range of applications; including containment, retention pond liners, equipment and tool storage covers and more. Reef Industries’ FGI liaison is Carlos De La Rosa, Product Development Manager, who can be reached at or (800) 231-6074. Please help us welcome Reef Industries to the FGI!!!!