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2012-10-31 11:22:49

CALHOUN, Ga., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Messages:Turfstore's partner Polytex® USA has installed a new coating line at its location in Calhoun, GA The brand new line has been built and optimized towards the specifics of artificial turf The new coating will markedly improve the tuft bind, the force holding the filaments in the turf Well in advance of next year's field installation season, Polytex USA has launched its new, high-quality Polyurethane secondary backing coating...

2012-10-29 11:21:24

HOUSTON, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harris County Sports & Convention Corporation (HCSCC) has completed installation of a new, removable AstroTurf system for Reliant Stadium. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121029/CL01659 ) The new surface will enable Reliant Park to increase the level of event activity, thereby increasing revenue and economic impact through hosting numerous sporting and other events on a world-class playing field without sacrificing its existing...

2012-08-02 23:01:56

The University of Maryland installed Brock PowerBase as the shock pad and drainage layer used underneath its new synthetic turf surface to protect the safety of student athletes and help prevent concussions College Park, MD (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 Focused on protecting the safety of student-athletes, the University of Maryland installed Brock PowerBase as the shock pad and drainage layer used underneath its new synthetic turf surface at Capital One Field in Byrd Stadium. Delivering maximum...

2012-07-30 10:22:16

CHARDON, Ohio, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fairmount Sports + Recreation, maker of FlexSand® Action, has been named a Certified Material Manufacturer/Supplier of high-purity sands for sports turf infill by the Synthetic Turf Council (STC) due, in part, to its commitment to the STC's guidelines for synthetic turf systems. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120730/DA48263)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120730/MM48466LOGO) Fairmount earned the STC certification...

2012-07-11 22:20:53

DENDERMONDE, Belgium, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever in Italy, 2 Serie A clubs will play their home matches on a natural grass pitch, reinforced by artificial fibres. Desso Sports Systems have been asked by the stadium management to install their Desso GrassMaster system in San Siro Stadium and in the training centres of both clubs. Iconic "Temple of Football" The 80.000 seat stadium is one of the most emblematic stadiums in the world,...

2012-06-27 06:22:14

CINCINNATI, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The problem was becoming monumental. Artificial turf fields installed 8 to 12 years ago are in desperate need of replacement. But what to do with the old turf? Landfills have become expensive options - and in some states with tough sustainability laws - not an option at all. With an estimated 31,000 U.S. fields on the line for replacement in the next 25 years, each with 500,000lbs + of material, this paralyzing dilemma was looming large until now....

2012-06-26 23:02:54

Creative synthetic grass Installations enhance home lawns and landscaping nationwide. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 With the U.S. Census Bureau estimating that homeowners spend an average of 2.8 hours weekly on lawn maintenance and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency stating that landscape irrigation accounts for almost one-third of all residential water usage, a growing number of consumers are turning to synthetic grass for their yards to save time, money and conserve millions of...

2012-06-13 02:23:18

Nonprofit health organization screened more than 500 fields in the state for lead risks to children OAKLAND, Calif., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Environmental Health (CEH) has screened more than 500 artificial turf fields in California for lead, in response to concerns that some older turf fields may have high levels of lead. CEH has posted an online map showing lead levels for more than 300 California fields in 18 counties that are publicly accessible, and...

2012-06-12 23:01:55

Proving that safety and field performance is important for athletes at all levels, Washington State University selected Brock PowerBase for use underneath its new synthetic turf intramural playing fields. Pullman, WA (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 Proving that safety and field performance is important for athletes at all levels, Washington State University (WSU) in Pullman, Washington selected Brock International to provide the supplemental pad systems used underneath its new synthetic turf...

2012-06-12 06:22:23

TORONTO, June 12, 2012 /CNW/ - When a synthetic turf field reaches the end of its useful life, a number of organizations are finding creative ways to reuse system components.  Worldwide Turf Canada is doing just that and is the first company in Canada to bring this state of the art green industry reclamation process to  St. Michael's College School in Toronto, ON.  The College is replacing their 112,000 sq. ft existing synthetic turf sports field with a Domo Sport Grass,...