Member Spotlight:

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


FGI Short Course Addresses Coal Combustion Residuals in Ohio

“FGI Short Course addresses Coal Combustion Residuals in Ohio”


The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) offered a short course in Columbus, Ohio on 25 June 2015 at the Holiday Inn Downtown Capitol Square. The Columbus, Ohio short course was organized by the FGI and was offered in collaboration with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The course was attended by approximately sixty-five (65) attendees. Figure 1(a) shows the early start of the short course in the beautiful Holiday Inn conference room in which the short course took place.

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Figure 1(a)

Figure 1(b)

FGI Welcomes New Fabricator/Installer Member

The FGI is pleased to welcome its newest fabricator/installer member, Western Environmental Liner (  Western Environmental Liner is based in Tolleson, Arizona, with factories, in Tolleson, Arizona, Great Bend, Kansas, and Romulus, New York.  Western Environmental Liner specializes in the manufacture and fabrication of geoembrane liners for containment applications.  Western Environmental Liner’s FGI liaison is Shane Carter, President, who can be reached at or at (623) 414-4432.  Please help us welcome Western Environmental Liner to the FGI!!!!

FGI Welcomes New Manufacturer Member

The FGI is pleased to welcome its newest manufacturer member, GSE Environmental, LLC ( GSE is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with manufacturing facilities in Houston, TX, Spearfish, SD, and Kingstree, SC. GSE specializes in the manufacturing and marketing of geosynthetic lining products and services. GSE’s FGI liaison is Boyd Ramsey, Chief Engineer, who can be reached at or (800) 435-2008. Please help us welcome GSE Environmental, LLC to the FGI!!!!