Tensar to host webinar on separation materials

February 19th, 2020

Tensar Corp. will sponsor a webinar, “Maintaining Separation of Fine-Grained Soils,” on Feb. 27, at 1 p.m. EST. The options available to the designer for maintaining the integrity of granular fill layers which are placed over fine-grained soils to provide a stable surface will be discussed. Multiple design approaches are available for addressing this common […]

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SBA announces funding competition to benefit female service members and spouses

February 18th, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced that nonprofit organizations, state and local agencies and institutions of higher learning are eligible to compete for funding of up to $300,000 to deliver entrepreneurship training to women service members, women veterans and women military spouses. Up to six awardees will receive a total of $300,000 in […]

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CETCO launches BENTOMAT DN-HS geosynthetic clay liner

February 13th, 2020

CETCO, a leader in geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs) manufacturing, has released the BENTOMAT DN-HS geosynthetic clay liner, a new addition to the BENTOMAT product portfolio that uses proprietary, high-density needlepunching technology to generate superior peak shear strength properties for slope stability. The product is ideal for containment systems that exist in seismic areas and high […]

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Small businesses with diverse workforces perform better financially

February 12th, 2020

Small businesses with a diverse workforce are more innovative and financially successful, according to data gathered by SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. Data indicates that businesses with more diverse management have 19% higher revenue and are more likely to outperform non-diverse businesses. Diverse teams are more innovative, and therefore, perform […]

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AGRU introduces CleanSeam for geomembranes

February 12th, 2020

AGRU released CleanSeam, a new product configuration for AGRU geomembrane liners that integrates a protective release film on the weld edges of the geomembrane. CleanSeam eliminates or greatly reduces the potential for fine soils, waste materials, and stockpile dust from coming into contact with seaming areas during or prior to geosynthetics installation.  The negative impacts […]

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Solmax’s new website ready for 2020

February 11th, 2020

Starting the new decade, geosynthetics leader Solmax is launching a refreshed 2020 website. The redesign adds efficiency and advanced functionality to the site to meet the information and specification needs of all Solmax customers, from engineers to installers and business development specialists. Andreea Sasu, global marketing director, says, “Solmax has grown its manufacturing footprint and […]

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Layfield sponsors Contractor Seminar in Edmonton

February 11th, 2020

Layfield is excited to announce the 2020 Contractor Seminar in Edmonton, Alb., Canada. Layfield will share its knowledge and experience on the following topics: geosynthetic solutions for building roads, pads and yards in Alberta; jobsite erosion and sediment control measures; and geomembranes for containment and vapor management in 2020. The speaker for the day is […]

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Cotton Incorporated sponsors AATCC 2020 C2C Student Merchandising Competition

February 10th, 2020

Cotton Incorporated’s CottonWorks program is now sponsoring the 2020 AATCC Concept 2 Consumer Student Merchandising Competition. CottonWorks is a leading textile resource for professionals and emerging professionals in the apparel and textile industry. This year’s competition theme is “Everlasting Style.” Students will develop a business model, determine a marketing strategy, and create merchandising tools and […]

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Pharr sells high-performance yarns unit to Coats Group

February 10th, 2020

Pharr, a diversified provider of differentiated textile products and assorted real estate businesses, recently closed the sale of Pharr High Performance to Coats Group plc (Coats) under an agreement announced in November 2019. In early February, Pharr announced completion of the sale of its Pharr Fibers & Yarns and Phenix Flooring business units to Mannington […]

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SBA announces funding opportunity through the State Trade Expansion Program 2020

February 7th, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced the opening of the submission period for a funding opportunity through the State Trade Expansion Program. The purpose of the grant opportunity is to invite proposals for funding from eligible state entities interested in and capable of providing assistance, guidance and tools to qualified small businesses looking […]

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