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Tampa Bay Rays welcome new field just in time for start of season

April 2, 2017By

The Tampa Bay Rays are kicking off the 2017 season in style with the installation of new turf at Tropicana Field. The Rays teamed with Shaw Sports Turf on a new TruHop Triple Crown synthetic turf system. To meet the Rays performance requirements, Shaw Sports Turf developed a surface which features a combination of monofilament fibers, slit film fibers and... read more

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New tech spotlight: ION, an autonomous athletic field sprayer

March 13, 2017By

The Intelligent One, known as the ION, from Turf Tank is an autonomous athletic field sprayer that allows municipalities, schools districts and colleges to paint sports fields without any operator intervention. Watch the full video to learn more about this new technology. read more

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STMA 2017 breaks record

February 12, 2017By

STMA recently hosted its 28th annual Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Fla. with more than 175 exhibitors and a record 1,300 attendees from 18 countries. The four-day event was highlighted by the “Seminar on Wheels Tours” at various professional, collegiate and youth sports complexes in the Orlando region. In addition, attendees took part in more than 60 educational sessions, visited... read more

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Photo parade: 2017 STMA Conference

January 27, 2017By

A glimpse into the the sights we saw and the people we met while down in Lake Buena Vista for the 2017 STMA Conference. read more

FieldTurf partners with WR Golden Tate for public education campaign

January 12, 2017By

FieldTurf partnered with Detroit Lions wide receiver, Golden Tate, for a public education campaign discussing the science and safety behind FieldTurf’s turf systems. Tate, 28, is one of the few National Football League athletes to have played his entire career on FieldTurf. His 106 NFL games and 5,000 receiving yards has earned him a Phd in “Turfology,” the company said... read more

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