CARPI

CARPI

CARPI

CARPI, established in 1963, by using synthetic geomembranes, hasgained a worldwide experience and reputation in the waterproofing and protection of all types of hydraulic structures (concrete, RCC and embankment dams, reservoirs, canals, tunnels), and of underground structures, civil works and environment protection facilities.

Company details

Via Passeggiata 1 , Balerna , 6828 Switzerland
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Business Type:
Service provider
Industry Type:
Water and Wastewater
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Year Founded:
1963

CARPI pioneered new installation techniques that now are patented systems, whille continuously introducing to the market new products of higher performance.

CARPI has completed hundreds of projects worldwide. Every case history, including over 30 dam linings, is a testament to the systems effectiveness and durability even in the most severe environments, from the Alps to the Equator.

CARPI can provide design, supply and installation of waterproofing and protection geomembranes on:

  • Dams, all types (gravity, buttress, arch, multiple arches, Roller Compacted Concrete, embankment, cofferdams)
  • Forebay and afterbays reservoirs, water storage basins, floating covers
  • Free-flow canals and tunnels
  • Pressure tunnels
  • Water supply and sewage systems
  • Civil works (foundations and roofing)
  • Highway, subway and railway tunnels
  • Underground structures (surge chambers, access shafts to power plants, potable water storage structures)
  • Municipal solid waste, industrial waste, hazardous waste landfills, cappings
  • Synthetic diaphragms against pollutants

CARPI waterproofing installation is done according ISO 9001 : 2001.

Mission

Construct, in the dry and underwater, waterproofing protection systems on all types of hydraulic, civil, underground and environment protection structures, using synthetic watertight geomembranes.

Who We Are

Carpi, established in 1963 has celebrated 50 years in business and is the oldest company in the world dealing with synthetic geomembranes for hydraulic structures. Carpi has the longest and largest record in the world for geomembranes installations in hydraulic structures, with geomembrane systems on 135+ large dams, 50+ canals and hydraulic tunnels, 30+ reservoirs. Carpi holds all world records for installation of geomembrane systems on high dams: Bovilla rockfill dam, 91 m, highest rockfill dam with a geomembrane as only waterproofing element, Miel I RCC dam, 188 m, Alpe Gera concrete gravity dam, 174 m, Lost Creek arch dam, first underwater installation of a geomembrane system on a dam.

Carpi geomembrane and geomembrane systems have been validated among others by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Hydro Québec, and ICOLD, the International Commission on Large Dams.

Carpi has experience both as main contractor managing the entire project and as specialist sub-contractor.

Carpi’s typical customers are owners and consulting engineers who require investigation and advice to correct leakage or infiltration problems.

In 50 years of activity Carpi has completed projects worldwide, in environments ranging from mountainous regions and northern countries to equatorial, tropical and desert regions, from the Alps to the Equator.

  • Carpi provides design, supply and installation of waterproofing and protection geomembrane systems on:
  • Dams, all types (gravity, buttress, arch, multiple arches, Roller Compacted Concrete, embankment, cofferdams)
  • Forebay and afterbay reservoirs, water storage basins, pumped storage basins, floating covers, potable water storage structures
  • Free-flow canals and tunnels
  • Pressure tunnels, surge chambers, access shafts
  • Tunnels for water supply and sewage discharge
  • Civil works (foundations and roofing, bridge decks, highway, subway and railway tunnels)
  • Municipal solid waste, industrial waste, hazardous waste landfills, cappings
  • Synthetic diaphragms against pollutants