GSE Signs Global Distribution Agreement with Tenax Group

Houston, TX - February 4, 2014 - GSE Environmental, the leading manufacturer of containment and drainage solutions, is excited to announce that it has signed a global distribution agreement with TENAX, the leading producer of reinforcement and stabilization products. Under this agreement, GSE has the exclusive right to distribute, on a global scale, TENAX geogrids used in mining and environmental applications. 

Geogrids are geosynthetic products used for soil reinforcement and stabilization in a variety of applications where the native soils are too weak to support expected loads or heavy traffic. Geogrids also are used to reinforce steep slopes, like those found in landfills, embankments, retaining walls, and bridge abutments. In addition, they help contain rock debris in tunneling and mining applications.

“GSE is excited to further our relationship with TENAX. With this agreement, GSE offers the broadest range of geosynthetic products and services, and we can now provide complete containment, drainage, and reinforcement solutions to our global customers, wherever they are located,” said Giovanni Capra, Vice President Business Development, GSE Environmental.

“TENAX is thrilled to partner with GSE to bring our highly-engineered reinforcement solutions to a global environmental and mining customer base.  GSE shares the same commitment to quality, innovation, and customer service that has been a cornerstone of the TENAX culture since our founding in 1959,” said Claudio Fenzo, Division Director, TENAX.

About GSE Environmental

GSE is a global manufacturer and marketer of geosynthetic lining solutions, products and services used in the containment and management of solids, liquids, and gases for organizations engaged in waste management, mining, water, wastewater and aquaculture. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, USA, GSE maintains sales offices throughout the world and manufacturing facilities in the US, Chile, Germany, China, Thailand and Egypt. GSE is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “GSE.”

About TENAX Group

TENAX Group manufactures and distributes geosynthetics for civil and environmental engineering, geogrids for soil reinforcement and stabilization, plastic nets and grids for home and garden, plastic nets, meshes and safety fences for construction and road works, netting for aquaculture and agriculture, bale wrapping nets, tubular nets for packaging and industrial applications. TENAX has offices in the United States, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, and China.

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About GSE

GSE is a leading manufacturer and marketer of geosynthetic lining products and services. We've built a reputation of reliability through our dedication to providing consistency of product, price and protection to our global customers.

Our commitment to innovation, our focus on quality and our industry expertise allow us the flexibility to collaborate with our clients to develop a custom, purpose-fit solution.