Nilex Expands Footprint by Acquiring Utah-based Geosynthetics Distributor

Nilex Expands Footprint by Acquiring Utah-based Geosynthetics DistributorGeosynthetics pioneer eyes expansion with acquisition of GeoDynamics

Salt Lake City, UT – February 19, 2015 – Nilex Inc. announced today it has acquired Salt Lake City, Utah-based geosynthetics distributor GeoDynamics. With this deal, Nilex – an Executive Council member of the Geosynthetics Materials Association (GMA) – gains a foothold in the Utah, Idaho and Nevada markets. The company already has US operations in Denver, CO which serves Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Wyoming and Montana.

“This transaction provides GeoDynamics the opportunity to offer a larger suite of solutions to its customers while strengthening its presence in the region,” says Ian Wilson, President and CEO of Nilex Inc. “GeoDynamics has a great reputation for delivering high quality products and services. Now with Nilex’s in-house technical support and proven operational processes we believe we will bring even more value to current and future customers.”

GeoDynamics was founded in 2002 by the late Kevin Kent and his wife, Judy. The company quickly became a leading supplier in Utah and surrounding states, working with manufacturers such as North American Green, Mirafi, Profile Products and, more recently, Tensar.

“Our family is extremely pleased to have aligned with a company like Nilex,” says Judy Kent, co-founder of GeoDynamics. “We feel confident that Nilex shares many of the values our company was founded on and will carry on the legacy we have built over the years.”

The company will carry on operations at its current location in Salt Lake City, UT and will continue to be known as GeoDynamics (by Nilex) for the foreseeable future.

About Nilex

Nilex is a leader in the geosynthetics industry providing innovative solutions to support the unique challenges of civil, resource and environmental construction projects. Our engineered, technically advanced materials and construction techniques are used in road building, Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) solutions for grade changes, erosion and sediment control, water management and containment.  

Established in 1977, Nilex has locations throughout Canada in Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, Abbotsford, Vernon, Regina, Saskatoon and Toronto, as well as US locations in Denver, CO and Salt Lake City, UT. With over 35 years’ experience, a long-standing commitment to the environment and highly qualified staff, Nilex delivers products and technologies that lessen the environmental impact of a project while providing an economic advantage to our clients. For more information, visit www.nilex.com.

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Ed Mah
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Nilex Inc.
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