Conwed Global Netting Solutions, a market leader in the manufacture of lightweight plastic netting, announces the acquisition of the erosion control filament business from Monahan Filaments located in Middlebury, Vt. The purchase includes Monahan’s, Prostran brand filaments used as a component in turf reinforcement mats.

Conwed is a leader in the erosion control industry supplying extruded and knitted netting as a component to erosion and sediment control product manufacturers. With this acquisition, Conwed further expands its product portfolio strengthening its position in the erosion control industry. The Monahan transaction represents Conwed’s ninth acquisition in the past 5 years. According to Mark Lewry, president and CEO of Conwed, “The Monahan acquisition is an excellent strategic fit with our erosion control customer base allowing us to expand our capabilities to better service this important market.”

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.