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David Fuerth accepts role as president of Terrafix
Hanes Geo Components of Winston Salem, N.C., announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Terrafix of Toronto, Canada. David Fuerth has accepted the position of president of Terrafix. The Terrafix team will continue to operate as Terrafix.
“Terrafix is a clear leader within the Canadian market in the distribution of geosynthetic products,” said John Dowdell, president of Hanes Geo Components. “Their expertise in manufacturing of geosynthetic clay liners and their experience in liner installations offer important market expansion opportunities to the Hanes family of companies. We are delighted to welcome the Terrafix team to the Hanes organization and we look forward to continuing to provide their customers with the outstanding value, service and technical support they have grown accustom to receiving.”
“This acquisition is a continuance of our ongoing strategy to develop a North American distribution network for geotextile and erosion control products. Hanes Companies, and our parent company Leggett & Platt, are fully committed to growing our presence in this highly attractive market,” said Jerry Greene, president of Hanes Companies.
Fuerth has more than 25 years of experience in the industry and is being promoted from his current position of vice president of sales for Terrafix.
“We are excited to join the Hanes team, our founder Dennis Hewitt, built our company on a strong foundation of providing technical support and a high level of service to our customers,” said Fuerth. “These are core values we see within the Hanes team as well. We anticipate a smooth operational transition followed by a renewed commitment to grow our position within the Canadian market.”