Case Study: CUNY York College Partners with A-Turf for State-of-the-Art Sports Facility

Case Study: GeoSurfaces Elevates LakePoint Sports with Premier Turf Upgrade Photo credit: A-Turf The Project Founded in 1847, the City University of New York (CUNY) stands as the United States’ first free public institution of higher education and the largest urban public university. Spanning 25 colleges across New York City’s boroughs, CUNY serves over 225,000 […]

Case Study: GeoSurfaces Elevates LakePoint Sports with Premier Turf Upgrade

Case Study: GeoSurfaces Elevates LakePoint Sports with Premier Turf Upgrade The Project LakePoint Sports, renowned for being the premier travel and youth sports destination in the country, has launched a fresh look alongside a new partnership with GeoSurfaces, a Tencate Company, as the 2024 travel baseball season begins. This significant upgrade involves the introduction of […]

U.S. Bank Stadium Upgrades with ACT Global Turf

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U.S. Bank Stadium Upgrades with ACT Global Turf U.S. Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings, is getting a major upgrade. ACT Global will install new, advanced turf, revolutionizing the playing field. Chosen from six bidders, ACT Global stands out for their expertise in durable, high-performance synthetic turf. This project, expected to complete by end […]

ACT Global Announces Changes in the Company’s North American Sales Leadership Team​

ACT Global Announces Changes in the Company’s North American Sales Leadership Team Act Global, the Austin, TX, based global synthetic turf field producer announced changes in their sales leadership concerning the North American operations. Jimmy Rogers steps in as the new Director of Strategic Sales. He brings with him almost four decades of textile industry […]

MAPEI involved in the construction of the largest multi-sports complex in the Midwest

MAPEI involved in the construction of the largest multi-sports complex in the Midwest MAPEI, the world leading producer of adhesives, sealants, and, chemical products for the construction industry was involved in the construction of the Rantoul Family Sports Complex in the village of Rantoul. The new multi-sports facility that hosts eight ballfields, one softball field, […]

TenCate launches a new recycling program in the US for artificial turf fields

TenCate launches a new recycling program in the US for artificial turf fields Photo: TenCate Grass Americas To meet the growing demand in the market for circular products, the synthetic turf field manufacturer TenCate launched a new recycling program for end-of-life artificial grass. For years one of the biggest challenges in the synthetic turf industry […]

New Synthetic Turf Soccer Fields Are Open to the Public at Mazeppa Park

New Synthetic Turf Soccer Fields Installed by GeoSurfaces Are Open for the Public at Mazeppa Park Photo: GeoSurfaces The nationwide artificial turf field construction company GeoSurfaces completed major upgrades to the public Mazeppa Park sports facility in Mooresville, NC. The project was completed in collaboration with Charlotte Independence Soccer Club (CISC) and the Mooresville Travel & […]

How to conduct a synthetic turf field inspection the right way

How to conduct a synthetic turf field inspection correctly? A synthetic turf field at a high school, college, or sports club is a valuable asset that needs to be cared for. A turf field has a finite lifespan of around 10 years if it is maintained correctly. To avoid a premature need to replace the […]

Study: Artificial turf field safety and playability characteristics

STUDY: Safety and playability of different types of synthetic turf Since the first Astroturf field was installed at the Houston Astrodome in 1966 there have been various studies conducted to test the safety and playability of different types of synthetic turf fields.  PennState conducted its own study in which it tested various types of turf […]

How to evaluate the costs of a turf football field and how to finance it?

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How to evaluate the costs of a turf football field? More and more football clubs are holding their games and training sessions on artificial turf. Over the last few decades, artificial turf has become increasingly popular. This is partly due to manufacturers closing the gap between the look and feel of turf and natural grass.  […]

Planning to build a turf field? Read this before you kick off the project.

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Planning to build a turf field? Read this. Grass is great, but when it comes to sports fields, an artificial turf field is the natural choice for just about every sport. Artificial turf surfaces are replacing natural grass for training, competition, and multi-use sports fields at every level of play. As the differences in quality […]

Considerations on turf field maintenance and athlete health

Important considerations on synthetic turf maintenance and athlete health Synthetic turf has become an increasingly common playing surface in athletics. Synthetic turf maintenance and athlete health are related and are important considerations at all levels of play. As part of the development of testing practices for the National Football League (NFL) game days surfaces, a […]

Synthetic Turf Council 2021-2022 Board of Directors announced

Synthetic Turf Council 2021-2022 Board of Directors announced The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) (www.syntheticturfcouncil.org) announced the 2021-2022 Board of Directors at the Annual Membership Meeting on October 18-20, 2021 in Tucson, Arizona. The Synthetic Turf Council is a 501(c)6 non-profit trade association serving the synthetic turf industry. The association’s mission is to serve as the […]

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