TAG: AstroTurf

AstroTurf to bring manufacturing operations under one roof in Georgia

June 22, 2017By

AstroTurf unveiled a new plan to streamline all of its manufacturing operations into a single facility. The move involves the relocation of existing equipment and the purchase of new manufacturing technology, as well as the functional alignment of previously scattered personnel groups. AstroTurf’s Board approved the proposal on Jan. 3, with completion of the project slated for the end of... read more

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Boston College taps AstroTurf for field renovations

June 10, 2017By

Boston College (BC) selected AstroTurf to provide four new synthetic turf fields to the school as part of a new initiative to improve multiple sports facilities. Several of the playing surfaces feature AstroTurf fields, including the Newton Campus soccer, lacrosse and field hockey, and Alumni Stadium, home to the BC football team. BC has invested in a new recreation center,... read more

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AstroTurf provides removable field solution to The University of Northern Iowa

May 16, 2017By

The UNI-Dome, a multi-purpose stadium, on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa, will have a different look this fall with the installation of a new artificial turf surface by AstroTurf that will feature a custom-made field design for the UNI Panthers. The installation process for the AstroTurf Conversion Panel System will begin May 11, 2017 with a completion... read more

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Judge approves $16M AstroTurf sale

August 20, 2016By

A bankruptcy judge has cleared APT Advanced Polymer Technology to take over AstroTurf‘s Georgia-based marketing operations, The Wall Street Journal reported. The final sale was for roughly $16.1 million. AstroTurf lawyers proposed to sell the Dalton, Ga., company, which markets and sells artificial turf products to university athletic departments and sports facilities, after putting its operations into chapter 11 protection... read more

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SportGroup Holding purchases AstroTurf and SYNLawn

July 18, 2016By

SportGroup Holding agreed to purchase AstroTurf and SYNLawn, along with their associated manufacturing facilities. By adding AstroTurf and SYNlawn to its existing portfolio of companies and brands, which includes Polytan, APT, Melos, Rekortan, Laykold and Poligras, SportGroup is building one of the largest and highest quality outdoor sports surfacing companies in the world. SportGroup, founded in 1969, is a global... read more

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