Patchogue Mills, the producer of lace curtains, tablecloths and handkerchiefs was established.
Patchogue Mills is split into two separate entities: International Handkerchief and Patchogue Plymouth Mills.
Jute and Kraftcord weaving operation opens in South Georgia, USA
Patchogue Mills develops new weaving yarns and backings for the carpet / flooring industry.
Hazelhurst, GA USA facility built, begins producing primary and secondary carpet backing
First woven filtration geotextile produced
Amoco acquires Patchogue Plymouth and rapidly expands operations across the United States, Canada, Europe and South and Central America.
Carpet backing changes to the mildew-resistant, more durable polypropylene materials.
Synthetic Weavers opens in Chickamauga, Georgia with a single contract to produce sand bag fabric for the Vietnam War effort.
Product line grows to include cotton bales, FBIC, upholstery yarn and furniture and bedding fabrics.
Nashville, GA USA plant built and opened.
Production of polypropylene yarn begins.
Began manufacturing non-woven Petromat® paving products.
Chattanooga, TN USA facility built.
Gronau, Germany 670,000 sq. ft. plant built.
Began manufacturing woven stabilization geotextiles
Curitiba, Brasil 250,000 sq. ft. facility built
Invention of synthetic fibers for reinforced concrete. TRUE Fibermesh® set the standard for performance, value and reliability, and still does today.
Introduction of stable fiber extrusion, spinning and leno weaving to its core process.
Introduction of Novocon® concrete fiber reinforcement.
State-of-the-art nonwoven fabric plant is built in Ringgold, GA USA
Began manufacturing high-strength woven geotextiles.
Development of SoftBac® offers a groundbreaking composite secondary carpet foundation.
Non-woven polypropylene production begins.
Research and development for woven and non-woven geotextiles.
Production diversifies, adding agricultural fabrics, filtration media including liquid filter fabrics and recreational fabrics.
Matehuala, Mexico location built.
Macro Synthetic concrete reinforcement fiber research and development begins.
Gyor, Hungary Plant begins production with secondary carpet backing.
Gronau, Germany operation launched CURV®, the innovative composite product used by consumer goods manufacturers like NIKE and Samsonite.
Introduction of Novomesh® 850 blended concrete fiber reinforcement.
Introduction of Novomesh® 950 blended fiber reinforcement.
BP Amoco Fabrics and Fibers became Propex Fabrics.
Propex Fabrics acquires SI Geosolutions and SI Concrete Systems