The Allan Block Retaining Wall Company Enters a Cooperative
Marketing Agreement with Strata Systems, Inc.

Making proper landscape retaining wall construction even easier and more accessible.

10/25/2010 MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The Allan Block Retaining Wall Company of Minneapolis, MN has entered into a cooperative marketing agreement with Strata Systems, Inc. of Atlanta, GA to market and promote the use of Strata’s geogrid reinforcement as part of Allan Block’s Small Grid Program. This agreement will facilitate distribution of the product through Allan Block’s global network of licensed concrete producers.

“At Allan Block, we believe in supporting our products as they move into the market, through a variety of specialized programs,” commented Chad Julius, Senior Engineer with Allan Block. “By partnering with Strata Systems and through our ever expanding producer network we are able to provide another quality program to ensure proper retaining wall construction.”

About Allan Block Corporation

Allan Block is a patented, interlocking, concrete block that entered the market over 20 years ago. Since 1986, the product and the company have grown to become a leader in the field of mortarless concrete block construction. Today we have over 40 manufacturers licensed throughout North America. In addition, our product has moved overseas and we now produce block in Australia, Guatemala, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Ireland, Scotland, Germany, Taiwan and Trinidad. Allan Block is dedicated to being a customer and service orientated company. With this in mind, we are committed to providing superior products with exceptional service to make the Allan Block system a product you can trust.

About Strata Systems Inc.

Strata has been a leader in providing Stratagrid soil reinforcement to the Segmental Retaining Wall industry for many years. Geogrid is an important component used in engineered wall construction. Strata’s state of the art manufacturing and research facilities provides the industry with the highest quality geogrids available. Strata has over 150 years of combined experience in reinforced earth structures and their engineering staff is available to provide technical support for the most complicated applications. Strata’s management is actively involved in NCMA, GMA, TRB, ASSHTO and other industry associations. Along with Allan Block, Strata was instrumental in the development of the new SRWall 4.0 software. Managers are regionally located to provide sales and marketing support to Allan Block’s Producers and Distributors. The Sleeve-It®System by Strata fence post foundation system along with StrataTex geotextiles and StrataWeb cellular confinement system are also products from Strata.



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Allan Block Corporation
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