Agru America Expands East and West Coast Manufacturing Facilities


GEORGETOWN, SOUTH CAROLINA – October 27, 2016. Agru America’s geosynthetic products have been meeting or exceeding regulatory requirements for more than 20 years. And those two decades, marked by consistent delivery of quality geosynthetics, have made us the world’s leading manufacturer of flat die extrusion geomembranes, geonets, geocomposites and geotextiles.

Most recently, Agru has extended its manufacturing capabilities with additional production lines at the company’s Georgetown, SC and Fernley, NV facilities. According to Robert L. Johnson, President of Agru America, “Agru has added the increased manufacturing capacity to better service the U.S. East and West Coasts for our geomembrane business. The expanded production capability of our quality geosynthetics will allow us to keep pace with the ever-expanding demand and technological advances in plastic extrusion for years to come.”

The company also supplies geosynthetic clay liners, vertical barrier systems and large diameter piping systems for the U.S. and international civil/environmental markets. Agru America’s state-of-the-art products include Agru Smooth Liner® / MicroSpike® (structured textured products), Super Gripnet®, and Drain Liner® in both LLDPE and HDPE. In addition, Agru’s extensive product line includes the ClosureTurf® system, an innovative and economical final cover system designed in partnership with Watershed Geosynthetics for impoundment and landfill applications.

Agru America is part of Alois Gruber GmbH, an Austrian family-owned business since 1948 with production facilities in Austria, the U.S., Germany, China and India, and distribution in over 80 countries worldwide. The company’s website can be found at

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