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Beaulieu International Group showcases geotextile solutions at ICG 2018 in Seoul (9/12/18)
Beaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) heads to the South Korean capital to present its strong support for
the growing geosynthetics market at the 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics ICG 2018
From 16 to 21 September, show visitors can experience B.I.G.’s industry-leading polypropylene (PP)
staple fibres for heavy-duty and lightweight nonwoven geotextiles, ready-to-use woven geotextiles and
solutions for geocomposites.
Karena Cancilleri, Vice President Beaulieu Engineered Products, Beaulieu International Group,
comments: “Geosynthetics play a crucial role in answering the demanding application conditions of the
construction and civil engineering industries. Our high tenacity fibres, optimally engineered woven
geotextiles and custom made geocomposites can reinforce their increasing popularity in these
segments by offering opportunities to improve or tailor product performance and even achieve system
cost reductions. With Asia Pacific expected to lead market growth between now and 2023, we are
looking forward to being on-the-ground to demonstrate our constant innovation to support the
evolution of products for this important region.”
High tensile strength PP fibres: Beaulieu Fibres International (BFI)’s range of high tenacity PP staple
fibres offer high tensile strength without compromising on elongation. Their combination of properties
supports the production of lightweight high performance tear-resistant geotextiles for heavy-duty
engineering and construction nonwovens. The consistent quality fibres provide opportunities to reduce
geotextile system cost by maximizing machine efficiency, ensuring desired performance and saving
weight of up to 15% compared with standard geotextile fibres. A higher dtex range is available for
CE accredited woven textiles and geocomposites: Beaulieu Technical Textiles (BTT) will present its
variety of functionality-focused Terralys® PP woven geotextiles solutions to ICG visitors, including off-
the-shelf and customized fabric constructions optimally engineered to meet stringent geotechnical
BTT has in-house expertise in extrusion, weaving, coating and lamination techniques which enables it
to work in close technical collaboration with customers on the development of customized geotextiles
and geocomposites. Terralys geotextile solutions are used worldwide for separation, filtration and
reinforcement, and can also be used as components for geosynthetic clay liners (GCL).
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