Breaking Ground: Vortex & Applied Felts – A Powerful Union

Welcome to a new era of trenchless innovation! Today, we're excited to unveil a transformative moment – the acquisition of Applied Felts Inc. by Vortex Companies. This strategic move marks a significant milestone, uniting two industry pioneers for a future of unprecedented possibilities.

Thinking BIG: Transformative Influence Since 2015

Since 2015, we have executed 17 strategic acquisitions and formed many partnerships, all aimed at revolutionizing the way contractors and asset owners approach infrastructure repair. We have focused on being forward-thinking and encouraging stakeholders to THINK BIG. We have dedicated our careers to this industry and we are acutely aware of the incredible impact the industry makes on society and the opportunities yet to be implemented to serve the world even better.


A New Era Begins: Vortex & Applied Felts Inc.

The acquisition of Applied Felts Inc., home to industry-leading brands MaxLiner and FerraTex Solutions, marks a monumental move for us. This strategic alliance allows us to offer a direct, total solution to our combined valued customers all under one roof.

 We are laser focused on delivering new value around:

  1. Quality Control:
    By shortening the supply chain, we enhance our ability to maintain superior quality control throughout every phase of your project.

  2. Shorter Lead Times & Reduced Shipping Costs:

    With strategically placed facilities, our total offering is now closer to you, significantly reducing lead times and shipping distances.

  3. Broader Service Support:
    The combined network of Vortex & Applied Felts results in a more extensive regional reach, allowing us to support you faster and more efficiently.

  4. R&D Streamlined:
    With Research and Development under one roof, our engineers, chemists and designers at Vortex can now advance technologies seamlessly, aligning with a "total project" mentality.

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Media Inquiries

Press Release: United Felts Expands West Coast Operations With Strategic Acquisition of Wet-Out Facility

Press Release: Vortex Companies Acquires Applied Felts Inc. To Deliver Comprehensive Trenchless Rehabilitation Solutions

Press Release: Matt Timberlake to Lead Applied Felts Inc. as President After Vortex Companies Acquisition

Press Release: Applied Felts now United Felts

For media inquiries and to schedule an interview, please contact: Kit Jones

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