Reinforced Earth Company (RECo)
Reinforced Earth Company (RECo) is a civil engineering structural design company and supplier of materials for retaining walls, arches and related structures. We are the inventor of modern reinforced soil retaining walls.
Since the original invention in 1963 of the method of using composite earth as a supporting structure, Reinforced Earth® have been at the forefront in providing global solutions to the construction industry. Innovation is at the heart of our philosophy, having numerous patent families, Trademark and Design rights that form our Intellectual Property portfolio.
As market leaders and pioneers in the field, today we have installed over 100,000 structures, covering over 55 million m2 of surface area across a diverse range of markets. Currently employing globally around 800 FTE across 40 country locations, with sales at €215m in 2016. We continually adapt to meet the rigorous demands to provide value engineered, quality products, safe and sustainable solutions.
Customers’ orders are serviced promptly and accurately and delivered to timescales that are agreed. Our suppliers and distributors must have an opportunity to make a fair profit.
Terre Armée has forged an unrivalled level of expertise and experience in reinforced backfill applications and soil-structure interaction. Over the last 50 years, Terre Armée has been setting the industry gold standard in reinforced earth structures and has played an active role in over 60,000 projects around the world. The company is committed to pursuing a policy of continual improvement in a bid to achieve operational excellence.
Founded over 70 years ago by Eugène Freyssinet, the inventor of prestressing, Freyssinet brings together an inimitable range of skills in the specialist civil engineering sector, offering integrated technical solutions in the fields of new structure construction and structural repair. Freyssinet is involved in numerous projects across five continents, making it the world leader in its areas of specialization: prestressing, cable-stayed structures, construction methods, structural accessories, structural repair and structural maintenance / upgradation.
Nuvia represent a unique approach and has a 50-year-old heritage. It can trace its roots to the beginning of the French and British nuclear industries. The Group has grown organically and through mergers and acquisitions. Pioneering work in construction, engineering, energy, nuclear R&D, design, build, operations, radiation protection and decommissioning has been undertaken, always with a strong emphasis on safety, quality and sustainability.
Menard brings its extensive experience to projects in the planning and design development phase to provide optimal ground improvement and stabilisation solutions. Menard’s expertise lies in ground improvement, specialist foundations, all methods of grouting, and environmental remediation; and has facilitated the delivery of cost effective solutions for the construction of a large range of structures. Menard’s scope includes small to large infrastructure based solutions across a broad range of market segments for private and public stakeholders.
Soletanche Bachy specializes in geotechnical and civil engineering. Specialists have mastered the full range of geotechnical engineering processes, special foundations, underground works, ground improvement and pollution treatment and control. They serve a wide range of clients in the public and private sectors: central and local governments, industrial, general building and civil engineering contractors. With this expertise, Soletanche Bachy has always helped customers resolve their ground problems and build their foundations and underground structures.
Soletanche Freyssinet group launched its sixth branch SIXENSE. The new entity brings together 10 companies with a current combined workforce of 600 employees and operations in 20 countries. It specializes in digital services and solutions for structures, soils and the environment. It is structured in three areas of expertise: Engineering, Digital and Technologies. It helps customers to optimize design, understand structural behaviour and support decision making throughout the infrastructure’s life cycle.