Home / News / Geo Textiles

Geo Textiles

Pic: Shutterstock
Soil erosion to push tech textile growth at 4.6% CAGR till 2031: FMI

17th Aug 2021

The global demand of overall technical textiles market grew at a CAGR of 2.5 per cent between 2016 and 2020 and the overall market valuation is expected to reach $183 billion, with total sales of 37,872.2 kilo tonne in 2021, according to Future Market Insights (FMI), which said the market is projected to grow at 4.6 per cent CAGR between 2021 and 2031.

Pic: Shutterstock
96.59 km of road constructed using coir geo-textiles in India

4th Aug 2021

Close to 96.59 km of road in Indian states of Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu has been constructed using coir geo-textiles as on July 28. The material is used for improvement of sub-grade soil strength in road pavements and stabilisation of side slopes. About 311.29 km of road construction using this material has also been sanctioned.

Pic: Core & Main
US company Core & Main takes over L & M Bag & Supply Co

6th Jul 2021

Core & Main, a specialised distributor of water, wastewater, storm drainage and fire protection products, and related services, is taking over L & M Bag & Supply Co, and some of its affiliates. The two have entered into a definitive agreement in this connection. This marks Core & Main's 13th transaction since becoming an independent company in August...

Pic: Ahlstrom-Munksjo
Ahlstrom-Munksjö setting up new glass fibre tissue line in US

17th May 2021

Ahlstrom-Munksjö is setting up a new glass fibre tissue production line in the US to support the flooring industry in North America with an investment of € 58 million. The line will produce full range of glass fibre tissue nonwovens with a focus on luxury vinyl tiles and vinyl sheet materials. Deliveries from the new line are expected to begin in...

Pic: Bontexgeo
Belgium's geotextiles leader BontexGeo acquires UK's ABG

12th May 2021

The BontexGeo Group, a European industry leader in the production and sale of geotextiles for civil engineering applications, has acquired 100 per cent of the shares of the Meltham, West Yorkshire (UK) based company ABG Ltd, specialised in the development and sale of geosynthetic systems with a market leading position in the United Kingdom.

Pic: Solmax
Canadian company Solmax acquires TenCate Geosynthetics

27th Apr 2021

Solmax has reached an agreement with Koninklijke Ten Cate (the Netherlands) on the acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics, a leading provider of geosynthetics and industrial fabrics. Solmax is the one of the global leaders in the production of high-quality polyethylene geomembranes for industrial and environmental applications, headquartered in Canada.

Pic: Shutterstock
ASTM International making vinyl sheet piling standard

26th Feb 2021

ASTM International’s geosynthetics committee is working on standard for vinyl sheet piling. There is a need for specification for vinyl sheet piling used for structural walls to hold back soil, separate land from water, mitigate flooding and erosion, and control water flow. The proposed standard will be mainly used by structural, civil, and design...

Pic: Gleistein Ropes
Gleistein switches Dyneema fibre to bio-based Dyneema

10th Dec 2020

Rope manufacturer, Gleistein, is switching its entire portfolio of products made with Dyneema to be manufactured exclusively from bio-based Dyneema fibres. The fibres possess the same strength and reliability of their conventionally sourced counterparts, yet contribute substantially to climate protection due to their renewable, bio-based raw material.

Pic: Ferguson
Ferguson takes over Atlantic Construction Fabrics

1st Dec 2020

Ferguson has taken over Atlantic Construction Fabrics, a geotextile company operating along the East coast. ACF adds a large geographic footprint along the East Coast and additional geotextile capabilities, diversifying Ferguson’s waterworks business and complementing its existing customer offering in geosynthetics, erosion control and stormwater...

Follow us