The International Association of Geosynthetics Installers is a dynamic association of geosynthetic professionals created by and for installers. IAGI's mission is to advance installation and construction technologies as well as to provide a central clearinghouse for worldwide industry information. Incorporated in 1995, the association represents organizations such as yours that are involved or interested in all aspects of geosynthetic installation. By working together, our members have made exciting things happen for the industry!

IAGI Membership Categories

Installer Membership is available for any organization engaged in the installation of geosynthetics. Membership is $1,000 (USD). Installer Application

Associate Membership is available for any organization not engaged in the installation of geosynthetics but that regularly does business with the industry such as test laboratories, equipment suppliers and consultants. Membership is $500 (USD). Associate Application

Manufacturing Membership is available to any organization supplying geomembranes to the geosynthetics industry. Membership is $3,000 (USD). Manufacturer's Application.

What is Geosynthetic Installation?

Geosynthetic installers encompass the planning, fabrication, and installation of geosynthetic materials in a wide variety of applications. Types of project include: landfill liners and caps, wastewater treatment ponds, landscape ponds, mining heap leach pads, reclamation sites, floating covers, and other containment applications.

Public Relations and Industry Liaisons

IAGI publishes a newsletter that keeps its members abreast of the latest developments occurring in the industry. The Association also works on the development and refinement of industry-related specifications and guidance documents. IAGI has developed and promotes the Certified Welding Technicians (CWT) and Approved Installation Contractors (AIC) programs to recognize those persons and companies that have chosen to participate in those programs.

IAGI also maintains a searchable industry directory on the website. This list can be searched by a products, services and applications.

Information Resources and Services

Key IAGI programs and services include IAGI’s Certified Welding Technician (CWT) Program. This program was designed to test the knowledge and skill of the welding technicians and reward those who meet a minimum level of proficiency with industry acknowledgement. IAGI has developed a standard installation guideline and construction methodologies for professional installers to follow. This guideline is available under the publications section.