Tensar Corporation’s subsidiary, Geopier Foundation Company (Geopier), recently announced its acquisition of Slope Reinforcement Technology, LLC (SRT). The acquisition allows Geopier to offer slope-stabilization methods while boosting SRT’s market reach. Geopier has focused on providing vertical ground reinforcements that support foundations and their structures, while SRT has concentrated on slopes that are slipping or are potentially unstable.
The partnership supplements Geopier’s portfolio, which includes Rammed Aggregate Pier Systems. These are effective replacements for massive over-excavation and replacement of deep foundations, including driven piles, drilled shafts, or augered cast-in-place piles.
The acquisition gives clients easier access to SRT’s solutions through Geopier’s network of installers. SRT offers the patented Platepile method for slope reinforcement and repair, which provides slope stabilization using an array of steel or aluminum elements driven into the slope in a staggered array of uniformly spaced rows.