Patent filed for Reinforced Earth®.
First structure built in Pragnière (France).
Company "Terre Armée" founded.
First major structures built on the A53 (France).
First load-bearing abutment completed in Strasbourg (France).
Patent filed for the TerraClass® precast concrete cruciform facings.
First overseas subsidiary founded: Reinforced Earth in Canada. First activities in Quebec with successfully and repeatedly proven projects for Ministry of Transportation Quebec (MTQ) on various highways across the province.
"The Reinforced Earth Company" founded in the USA.
"Tierra Armada" founded in Spain.
The company broke the 100,000 m² barrier in terms of Reinforced Earth® walls built around the world.
First inclined storage structure (USA).
Formal approvals from various Ministries of Transportation in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.
Recommendations and best practices published in France for Reinforced Earth® structures (SETRA).
Welded wire mesh facings launched (TerraTrel®).
TechSpan® arches launched (in Spain and then Canada).
The company broke the 10 million m² barrier in terms of Reinforced Earth® walls built around the world.
Terre Armée incorporated into the Freyssinet Group, thereby expanding its product range with Freyssisol®, a process based on geosynthetic reinforcements.
GeoMega® system launched.
"Reinforced Earth India" founded.
"Slaton Brothers" acquired in the USA.
Soletanche Freyssinet created as a parent company for Soletanche Bachy, Menard, Terre Armée, Freyssinet and Nuvia.
Terre Armée celebrated the 50th birthday of the Reinforced Earth® patent.
The company broke the 50 million m² barrier in terms of Reinforced Earth® structures built around the world.