Thrace LINQ Adds Matt Buck to Market Development Team Thrace Group GeosyntheticsThe Thrace Group continues its development through optimizing the roles for key personnel. Andreas Lake has been appointed to a newly created position as Group Development Director for the Technical Fabrics division. Brian Sparks, who previously served as a VP of Sales and Business Development, will replace Lake as the General Manager of the Thrace LINQ.
Thrace LINQ is a supplier of woven and nonwoven technical fabrics, including geotextiles. The international Thrace Group is headquartered in Athens, Greece. Thrace LINQ is centered out of Summerville, South Carolina.
“These exciting changes are part of the Thrace Group’s strategy to provide excellence and cutting-edge innovation to the markets we serve,” said George Braimis, Thrace Group COO and Thrace LINQ Chairman.
Andreas Lake is a 26-year veteran of nonwovens materials. Brian Sparks has worked in technical fabrics for 17 years, including the past 6 for Thrace LINQ.
Their new roles follow the late 2016 addition of geosynthetics industry veteran Steve Lothspeich to the position of Director of Engineering – Geosynthetics for the Thrace Group companies of Thrace LINQ, Thrace NG, and Lumite.
Thrace Group’s global operations in technical textiles, specialty packaging, and engineered materials converting include 16 member companies, 14 production facilities, 1700 employees across 11 countries, and sales in 80 countries and exceeding Euro €250 million in revenue. Learn more at