TAG: Synthetic Turf Council

STC spring meeting focuses on science, safety

April 16, 2015By

The Synthetic Turf Council’s (STC’s) Spring Membership Meeting, held March 23-25 in San Diego, was attended by 210 manufacturers, suppliers, installers, architects, engineers, testing labs, maintenance equipment companies and service companies. The educational program featured a presentation by David Teter of Teter Engineering in San Francisco about his new science-based approach on testing of various infill materials and his analysis of the... read more

Act Global study deems synthetic turf crumb rubber ‘safe’

February 13, 2015By

Act Global has released an independent testing and published analysis of the use of crumb rubber in synthetic turf fields, performed in cooperation with organic chemist Dr. R. William Tilford and three accredited testing institutes. Dr. Tilford is an unbiased third-party expert, with a doctorate in organic chemistry and 14 years of experience as a research chemist. Tilford has a thorough understanding of... read more

New board of directors presented at STC Annual Meeting

October 17, 2014By

During the Synthetic Turf Council’s (STC) Annual Membership Meeting in San Antonio Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, the association presented its new board of directors elected by the members. Robert Thomas, president of ProGrass LLC, is chairman of the 220-member organization’s board. “The STC relies on its board and many committee volunteers to create and help implement action initiatives for each of the... read more

STC to donate soccer field to Haven for Hope at annual meeting

July 25, 2014By

The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) is donating a 16,200-square-foot soccer field to the children and families of Haven for Hope at its annual membership meeting Sept. 29 through Oct. 1 in San Antonio. STC’s member companies donated materials and labor to fund the community service project. Since 2006, Haven for Hope has been a place of hope and new beginnings for men, women... read more

STC to host free webinar on synthetic turf performance guidelines, testing methods

June 10, 2014By

The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) will host a free, live webinar on the performance guidelines and testing methods for synthetic turf sports fields on Wednesday, July 9 at 1 p.m. EST. Four expert panelists within the synthetic turf industry will cover topics about the current market for the industry, STC’s performance guidelines and different testing methods and recommended frequencies for fields.... read more