TAG: FieldTurf

FieldTurf partners with WR Golden Tate for public education campaign

January 12, 2017By
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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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CenturyLink’s new FieldTurf garners rave reviews

March 18, 2016By
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Following the completion of the FieldTurf Revolution 360 installation at CenturyLink Field, home to both the Seattle Seahawks and the Seattle Sounders, Sounders players had positive feedback for the stadium’s revamped playing surface. In a recent news release from the Sounders, players spoke out about their positive experiences with the FieldTurf following their second time practicing on the new field.... read more

Eastern Michigan football stadium to install gray FieldTurf

June 25, 2014By
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The Eastern Michigan University (EMU) department of athletics plans to install a new, “EMU gray” FieldTurf Revolution surface at Rynearson Stadium, the university’s football stadium. “One of our workouts this winter was in six inches of snow,” says Chris Creighton, EMU’s head football coach. “Throughout the enitre workout we kept talking about [how] we will play anyone, anytime, anywhere. We... read more

TenCate Grass and FieldTurf settle lawsuit

May 30, 2014By

TenCate Grass and FieldTurf, a Tarkett Sports Company, settled lawsuits filed against each other in the federal district court in Atlanta, according to a news release. FieldTurf filed a lawsuit in March of 2011 against certain TenCate companies, which filed counterclaims against FieldTurf. The disputes between the parties were primarily related to fiber supplies for sports surfaces from Mattex Leisure... read more

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Notre Dame Stadium to convert to synthetic turf

April 14, 2014By
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Synthetic turf will be installed at Notre Dame Stadium, the University of Notre Dame football’s home field, in time for the 2014 season. Installation of a FieldTurf surface will begin following the university’s Commencement Weekend, May 16-18, and is aimed for an August completion. Annual commencement events and impending Campus Crossroads Project construction make ongoing maintenance of its grass field... read more