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2014-04-08 12:26:40

CINCINNATI, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Motz Group (TMG) is honored to be the sole synthetic turf field specialist for the largest sports complex in the United States, Grand Park Sports Campus. Located in Westfield, Indiana, Grand Park features 400-acres of sports-related attractions including seven synthetic multi-purpose and eight synthetic baseball fields. With nearly 60 outdoor playing surfaces and two indoor facilities, Grand Park will be the host site for many athletic...

2014-04-08 08:24:43

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Target Technologies (TTII), a leading material and logistics outsourcer to the synthetic turf industry, is pleased to announce its exclusive partnership with Kam Lee Trading Company of Hong Kong and its Canadian arm Poly-Pacific Inc. of Surrey, British Columbia. Commenting on its new joint arrangement, TTII's Managing Director, John B. Giraud stated: "Many groups have approached us seeking environmentally-friendly options...

2014-03-27 12:25:04

SAN ANTONIO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A year after drawing huge crowds for the Alamodome's first ever baseball event, H-E-B Big League Weekend is returning to the Alamo City. And once again, AstroTurf® will be a part of every shoe-string catch and tape-measure blast. Preparations to convert the iconic arena into a baseball stadium are nearing completion, including the installation of a 133,000 square foot custom-made AstroTurf field (video of last year's conversion can be seen...

2014-03-26 20:21:30

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the University of Michigan hosts the 2015 NCAA Field Hockey Championships, they'll be doing it on a brand new AstroTurf® pitch. Plans are underway to replace the old surface at Phyllis Ocker Field with state-of-the-art synthetic turf from the pioneers of the industry. It's all part of a new multimillion dollar project aimed at dramatically upgrading the school's field hockey facility. Along with the recently renovated fields at...

2014-03-25 23:33:20

New field will utilize state-of-the-art Bolt fiber with HydroChill, the only turf cooling system shown to cool fields by 50 degrees. Starkville, Mississippi (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Starkville High School has just announced plans to install a new Shaw Sports Turf field, which will be one of the country’s premier synthetic turf playing surfaces. Not only will the field utilize the revolutionary Bolt fiber system, it will also use the new HydroChill cooling system which has been shown to...

2014-03-21 23:27:36

Former professional soccer player, coach and seasoned industry professional will advance Brock's strong focus on education and injury prevention awareness on the East Coast. Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Ronnie Pascale has joined Brock International as Eastern Regional Vice President. Drawing upon his unique perspective as a former coach and professional soccer player, Pascale will advance Brock's mission to educate coaches, athletic directors, landscape architects and...

2014-03-19 16:23:09

STILLWATER, Okla., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the old saying goes, practice makes perfect. A year after installing two AstroTurf® 3D Xtreme practice fields at the Sherman E. Smith Training Center, Oklahoma State University has tabbed the pioneers of the synthetic turf industry to resurface the crown jewel of OSU football, Boone Pickens Stadium. Installation of the new 76,000 square foot AstroTurf field is scheduled to begin on May 12(th), and once underway the project will be...

2014-02-18 08:25:55

Once Again, Target Technologies Sells Ambient Crumb Rubber North America Wide VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Target Technologies (TTII) is pleased to announce its re-entry as a leading supplier of ambient crumb rubber to the artificial turf and running track industries throughout North America. In commenting on the resurgence, TTII's Managing Director - John B. Giraud, stated: "At the successful conclusion of a 3 year sales commitment with a major...

2014-02-17 23:22:18

Artificial turf manufacturer has grown from Texas-based start-up to worldwide leader in artificial turf. Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 As Act Global has grown from humble beginnings to sales in 70 countries and synthetic turf manufacturing on three continents, the company celebrates its tenth year in business this month. Directors of Act Global John Baize and Chris Clapham attribute the company's success to their wide network of industry affiliations, as well as their...

2014-02-13 23:29:27

Chemical Concepts, Inc. has reached an exclusive agreement with Casco Schönox Sweden AB to sell and distribute the Sports & Play Turf Adhesive System domestically. Huntingdon Valley, PA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 The adhesives and specialty chemicals experts at Chemical Concepts, Inc. are now offering the unique suite of turf products from Casco Schönox Sweden AB, a recent acquisition of the Sika AG. The Sports & Play Adhesive System specializes in elastic, non-foaming...


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