Geosynthetics and labor in tight supply

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The U.S. economy has been terrific over the last couple years as confirmed by strong GDP growth of 2.9% and 2.2% in 2018 and 2017 respectively.  While it is not the first time we have experienced these growth rates in our country, what does seem to be unique is the growth has been very strong …

We’re hiring Estimators!

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ESI – the nation’s largest installer of geosynthetics for environmental containment applications, is hiring estimators to analyze and cost geosynthetic projects for construction.  The position is located in our Baton Rouge offices and will offer competitive pay and growth opportunities. The job description and posting requirements have been posted on our website with an online …

WANTED! Industrial Technicians

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ESI is seeking entry-level candidates for industrial technician openings.  The job is based out of our offices in Baton Rouge and has minor travel serving customers in the gulf coast region. It is a great entry-level labor position that can lead to a long-term and fulfilling career in geosynthetics. The job opportunity has just been posted …

Happy Holidays!

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It has been a very busy year, and we look forward to much needed rest while celebrating the holidays with family and friends.  ESI wishes all a wonderful and safe holiday.  May you enjoy this beautiful time of year with family and friends.  We look forward to talking with you on the 27th when our offices …

Thanksgiving and George Washington

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Did you know that George Washington is responsible for our Thanksgiving holiday, through his proclamation issued on October 3rd, 1789?  The original intent of the holiday was to “acknowledge the providence of Almighty God” and to give Him thanks for “affording” a form of government for peoples safety and happiness. On this Thanksgiving, let us …

RIP Tony Ung – Missing a colleague and friend!

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Tony’s passing was a shock for the ESI team, friends and family. We mourn with the family while celebrating the legacy that Tony left through his family and lasting memories. Tony’s story as told on this posting on gofundme, is a true American story deserving much admiration. RIP, Tony. You were a helluva a colleague …

22% Decrease in HDPE Resin Prices for Q1 2018

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Average HDPE Resin prices for extrusion sheet fell 22% in Q1 2018, according to Plastic News (PN).  The average price as reported on April 2nd by PN was $0.65/lb versus prices reported at the end of Q4 2017 of $0.84/lb. As previously reported, HDPE resin prices for extrusion sheet increased 21% in calendar year 2017.  …

KNOW SAFETY… NO ACCIDENTS

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ESI’s 15th Annual safety training was a major success! ESI held its annual supervisors meeting the week of February 19th, 2018 at corporate headquarters In Baton Rouge, LA.  The theme of the meeting was “Know Safety…. No Accidents”.  Safety education was again ESI’s main focus this year, as emphasized continually during our classroom sessions, hands-on …

From the ESI family, we wish you a…

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We give thanks for our country, our industry, our customers, our partners, our suppliers, our colleagues, our family and friends. God bless you all this holiday! May you and your families enjoy a peaceful, restful and blessed Thanksgiving.

ESI Celebrates First In-House OSHA Training Class

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David Nolting, ESI’s Corporate Environmental and Safety Manager, recently became an Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer, allowing him to provide in-house training to ESI employees for OSHA-10 and-30 hour construction safety classes. ESI’s first OSHA-10 hour training class was held on October 9th and 10th of this year. David instructed Khao Sackiuai’s crew on the required …