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TAG: synthetic

Join STC and grow your business

January 8, 2013By

In today’s volatile economy, growing a business and generating new customers can be a challenge. For companies that belong to the Synthetic Turf Council (STC), however, the STC provides the credibility and tools its member companies need to differentiate and grow their businesses, expand their personal and professional network, and stay on the leading edge of industry innovation and best... read more

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STC provides technical guidelines for synthetic turf systems

December 11, 2012By

With the publication of its technical gudelines, the Synthetic Turf Council has provided objective measures that make it possible to better understand the professional guidelines and test protocols, the selection use and maintenance of synthetic turf systems and the crumb rubber infill used in synthetic turf fields. Guidelines for Synthetic Turf Performance: These guidelines encourage periodic and voluntary maintenance that... read more

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UNH reopens Memorial Field

November 7, 2012By

On Oct. 26, University of New Hampshire (UNH) officials agreed to reopen Memorial Field for its varsity teams and their opponents after additional testing showed no measurable levels of lead, and blood tests for members of the field hockey team showed they do not have elevated lead levels. At press time, the field remained closed to everyone else, and the... read more

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STC holds membership meeting in Dallas

October 29, 2012By

The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) held its Annual Membership Meeting in Dallas from Oct. 2-4. Participants included 200 representatives from 123 member companies, including builders, landscape architects, testing labs, maintenance providers, manufacturers, suppliers, installation contractors, infill material suppliers and other specialty service companies.  The national non-profit association’s meeting included a robust educational program, with an expert panel of speakers from... read more

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NCAA schools select Brock PowerBase to help prevent concussions on the football field

October 9, 2012By

From the University of Oregon to Boston College, a growing number of NCAA schools have installed Brock PowerBase underneath their synthetic turf fields to help prevent brain injuries and keep student-athletes safe. According to the company, Brock PowerBase has been proven to reduce G-max, the peak force of impact, which may reduce the risk and severity of concussion. “With escalating... read more

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