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Latest Artificial turf Stories

2013-10-02 23:30:35

America's Last Ace Brigadier General Steve Ritchie & Congressman Lou Frey, Jr. are the Keynote Speakers. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 From October 7-9, the Synthetic Turf Council (STC) will be holding its Fall Membership Meeting in Orlando, Florida at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld. This year marks the 10th Anniversary for the national non-profit trade association representing the synthetic turf industry. The 2 ½ day meeting includes a robust educational program...

2013-10-01 08:26:46

New synthetic turf cooling system can reduce temperatures by 50 degrees CALHOUN, Ga., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it's the repetitive grind of practice or the last drive to win the game, athletes who play on synthetic turf feel the heat in more ways than one. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131001/CL89498 ) Shaw Sports Turf, today, announced the development of an advanced system called HydroChill, to combat the heat on synthetic turf fields. While there are some heat...

2013-09-26 23:35:37

Company cites environmental advantages of synthetic grass to include saving water, preventing pesticide use and reducing lawn maintenance pollution. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 As consumers continue to seek environmentally-responsible solutions, many home and business owners have recognized synthetic turf as an attractive alternative. John Baize, director of leading artificial turf manufacturer Act Global, said that a growing number of people are seeking the company’s...

2013-09-18 23:24:39

Lloyd Civil & Sports Engineering specified Brock International’s safety and drainage layer to ensure optimum playability, player safety and low maintenance. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The Arizona Cardinals selected Brock PowerBase, the industry’s leading shock pad and drainage layer, to be used underneath their new synthetic turf practice field. Specified for this project by renowned design firm Lloyd Civil & Sports Engineering, Brock PowerBase has been proven...

2013-09-18 20:20:48

TAUNTON, Mass., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Massachusetts' premier sports complex brand will unveil the state's largest fully lighted artificial field this fall. Fore Kicks Indoor and Outdoor Sports Complex in Taunton recently paired with AstroTurf®, the pioneers of the synthetic turf industry, to bring nearly 500,000 square feet of artificial turf to its latest development. The multi-sport venue is slated for a grand opening in early October, joining the highly successful...

2013-09-16 23:20:58

More daycares, schools and service organizations are turning to synthetic turf playgrounds for the safety and development of the kids they serve. Dalton, Geogia (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 According to Synthetic Turf International (STI), a growing number of daycare facilities and schools nationwide are investing in synthetic turf surfaces for their playgrounds in order to create more opportunities to play outside while promoting the safety and development of the kids they serve. “Recent...

2013-08-26 23:19:30

Determined to maximize the safety and performance of team members, the Houston Texans installed Brock PowerBase, the industry’s leading shock pad and drainage layer, underneath its new synthetic turf practice field. (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Determined to maximize the safety and performance of team members, the Houston Texans installed Brock PowerBase underneath its new synthetic turf practice field. As the industry’s leading shock pad and drainage layer, Brock PowerBase has been proven...

2013-08-22 16:22:34

REFUGIO, Texas, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The lens of popular culture has long viewed Texas football in terms of mythical proportions. North Dallas Forty. Friday Night Lights. The Junction Boys. The gridiron values toughness, resolve, dedication and strength of will in a way that runs parallel with the qualities exemplified and honored by Texans throughout the state's storied past. At its root, the sport is a powerful force that can galvanize communities in a way that is...

2013-08-14 16:24:19

GREENCASTLE, Ind., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Even the graceful and powerful Tiger needs proper footing when hunting down Bishops, Lords and Little Giants. That's the idea behind Phase I of DePauw University's Athletics and Recreational Facilities Master Plan, which includes three state-of-the-art fields from AstroTurf®, the originator of the synthetic turf industry. Installation of a new artificial surface at Blackstock Stadium was recently completed, and two more synthetic turf...

2013-08-09 23:03:23

New Cutting-Edge Fiber Design Exceeds Industry Standard for Wear CALHOUN, GA (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Southwest Greens International, a division of Shaw Industries, a Berkshire Hathaway company and one of the leading synthetic turf companies in North America, announced today the launch of Bolt™, its newest fiber innovation which is highlighted by a cutting-edge shape designed for increased performance and durability. “Consistent with Southwest Green’s deep dedication to utilizing...