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2012-02-07 13:30:00

One-of-a-kind contest recognizes the power that synthetic turf has to transform communities and schools, and keep youth active, healthy and fit in the U.S. and Canada Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 The Synthetic Turf Council is now accepting submissions for its fourth annual Search for the Real Field of Dreams, which recognizes the power that synthetic turf has to transform communities and schools, and keep youth active, healthy and fit. The unique national contest is open to schools...

2012-02-04 08:00:00

The ultimate children´s playground would be safe, fun and feature very interactive spaces to crawl through, jump on and slide. It would be located in places where parents need a break and kids need play time like airports, health clubs and military bases. Today in America reviews Playtime, LLC, a worldwide leader in safe and healthy playground on a new segment Childhood Development Series: Innovative Toys for Today's Active Child. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) February 04, 2012 Bringing...

2012-02-03 11:12:00

MONETT, Mo., Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Miracle Recreation, a nationwide leader in commercial playground equipment, recently received an award commending their commitment to safety. Established by the Army Corps of Engineers to honor companies that go above and beyond contractual safety requirements, the "Excellence Through Safety" Small Contract Award was given for the first time this year. Miracle Recreation Company was the first recipient. Miracle received the honor for an installation...

2012-02-01 13:40:00

Strategic Distribution Relationship Between Brock and Shaw Industries' Turf Division Creates First 100% Closed Loop Recyclable Base and Turf System Engineered for Children´s Playgrounds Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 Safety and sustainability on children´s playgrounds will significantly increase with the launch of Brock PlayBase, the first 100% closed loop recyclable base system engineered for playground surfaces. The product is the only C2C system designed to provide...

2012-01-25 13:55:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, LTR Products will work with KaBOOM!, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to saving play for America's children, to help build a new playground in Hawaii. This year, the playground will be built for the students at Ke Kula 'o Samuel M. Kamakau Charter School in Kaneohe. LTR Products will supply 44,000 pounds of its brown Pinnacle Rubber Mulch to create the playground's safety surfacing. (Logo:...

2012-01-05 15:28:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Rubber Mulch has already proven to be an innovative and eco-friendly alternative to wood mulch for landscaping and playground safety surfacing. Recently, Pinnacle Rubber Mulch was used in a unique new application. The mulch served as an important part of the set on the December 16, 2011 episode of "Sanctuary," a science fiction-fantasy television series that airs on the Syfy network. The episode, titled "The Depths," used...

2012-01-01 08:00:00

Internet retailer ParknPool Corp. is finishing out 2011 with strong growth in sales and staff. The company is looking forward to even more growth through 2012. Lexington, VA (PRWEB) January 01, 2012 ParknPool Corp is bucking economic trends by posting growth in sales and staffing, along with other significant changes during 2011. While enjoying the first full year in their new green Operations Center, (opened in December 2010), the leading online retailer of outdoor furnishings and site...

2011-12-13 08:26:00

ROVANIEMI, Finland, December 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rovio Entertainment Oy [http://www.rovio.com ], one of the world's leading mobile game developers, and playground equipment manufacturer Lappset Group Oy [http://www.lappset.com/global/en ] have agreed on worldwide collaboration to launch Angry Birds activity parks. Under the agreement with Rovio, Lappset will manufacture play and activity equipment and ready-made activity parks inspired by the Angry Birds characters. The...

2011-11-17 14:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When LTR Products, manufacturers of Pinnacle Rubber Mulch, an innovative and eco-friendly alternative to wood mulch for landscaping and playgrounds, heard about a theft at a small preschool in Madison, Wisconsin, the company wanted to lend a helping hand. St. Bernard Catholic preschool recently discovered that the rubber mulch used as safety surfacing for the school's playground had been stolen. As a non-profit, the school was not sure if it...

2011-11-11 08:00:00

Pacific Play Systems, based in Carlsbad, California, Shares Expertise to Help Homeowners Associations, Churches, Military Bases, and Schools Choose the Right Commercial Playground Equipment. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 11, 2011 Choosing commercial playground equipment may seem like fun and games, but consumers must consider the possibility of injuries and the potential liability that can result from poor decisions made in the planning stage. Whether purchasing commercial playground...