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Advanced Drainage Systems Announces New Geogrid Products

Advantages for Light to Heavy Duty Road, Wall and Slope Reinforcement Projects


ADS Biaxial Geogrid product

HILLIARD, Ohio – (March 26, 2012)Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS), the world's largest producer of corrugated high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe, announced today the addition of eleven Geogrid reinforcement products - six Biaxial and five Uniaxial, each available in different strengths and load bearing properties to meet the needs of a specific project.

Designed for soil stabilization, base reinforcement and subgrade improvement used in road reinforcement, parking lots and even airport runways where stresses are in two directions, the ADS BX Series Biaxial Geogrids are produced from polypropylene (PP) using punched and drawn technology and available in six versions.

The ADS UX Series Uniaxial Geogrids are manufactured using select grades of high density polyethylene (HDPE) resins that are highly oriented and resist elongation (creep) when subjected to high tensile loads for long periods of time. ADS UX Geogrids are used for high strength reinforcement in wall and slope applications.

All ADS Geogrid products come in a variety of widths and lengths depending on the load capacity and strength of the product needed for the project.

"The engineered grid pattern of these new ADS Geogrid products is the key to their load-bearing strength and support," stated Jim Clemans, Vice President of Allied Products, ADS. "Interlocking this pattern with fill whether it is soil, gravel or rock, produces a superior load transfer which provides security for a project. Each product has excellent tensile strength that makes them ideal for applications such as base reinforcement and soil stabilization.”

ADS Biaxial and Uniaxial Geogrid products are produced for ADS by Syntec Corporation and are available from any local ADS office or authorized ADS distributors. Additional information can be found at the company's website: www.ads-pipe.com

About ADS

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) is the world’s largest producer of corrugated HDPE pipe. Founded in 1966, it serves the storm and waste water industry through a global network of 53 domestic and international manufacturing plants and more than 24 distribution centers. In addition to its flagship N-12® pipe, the company offers a complete line of fittings and other accessories including StormTech® storm water chambers, Nyloplast® drainage structures, FLEXSTORM™ Inlet Filters and various geotextiles.

For more information, please contact:
Ms. Tori Durliat
Director of Marketing
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
401 Olive Street, Findlay, OH 45840
Phone: 419-424-8275 Fax: 419-424-8302
E-mail: tori.durliat@ads-pipe.com