Our History

A Graduate Production Engineer and experienced Management Consultant, John Alexander established Geosynthetic Technology Ltd over 30 years ago. With previous experience in the Geomembrane Industry and having been the Managing Director of the specialists fabricator, Airborne Industries Ltd, he has truly been the forefront in the development of welded plastic linings (Geomembranes) - both in the UK and abroad. John has been instrumental in leading employees to undertake Geomembrane installations throughout the world including Australia, Hong Kong and the U.S.A Reference projects handled include the Worlds largest landfill (Saudia Arabia) to Europe's largest lined lake (Wakefield, UK) and the world's largest lagoon lining (Kazakhstan).

With the establishment of and development of specialist welding machinery, the company were pioneers of Geomembrane usage within the Landfill Sector and Water Engineering Industries. John still works in the Company on a part time basis.

Following a Surveying Degree, Duncan Alexander joined his father in the summer of 1990 to work with him and Paul Gordon (Contracts Manager) to develop the sales and Marketing of the Company (Duncan is now Managing Director of Geosynthetic Technology).

In the intervening period, Geosynthetic Technology Ltd has become recognised as the Market Leader in the Geomembrane business, for both site installed and prefabricated products and is widely respected for the quality and skills of its staff. A good reliable measure of a company's success is staff retention. On this measure, the Company is second to none in developing and working with all staff to provide a thriving environment to benefit the company's numerous and diverse customers.