Below you will find news and press releases from STC members. To submit your company's latest news item for consideration, please send the article link or attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We welcome stories about company new hires, anniversaries, community outreach and anything that is overall industry-related. In order to not promote one company over another in this competitive market, we try to steer away from brand and product promotion items.
Join our mailing list to receive the latest industry news, invitations to educational meetings and webinars, and our quarterly e-newsletter.
December 13, 2016
Austin, Texas – Act Global has acquired the UBU and Turfscape brands from Turf Industry Holdings.
Donna Kent, ForeverLawn Inc.; Airport Business, October 2016
Airport Business, October 2016 - Many airports have become familiar with synthetic turf while constructing pet relief areas to meet requirements of the Service Animal Relief Act that took effect on Aug. 4. What airport administrators many not realize, however, is the limitless potential that artificial grass has to create a multitude of deluxe services throughout airports, both indoors and out.
October 18, 2016
SportGroup Holding, announced that it has acquired Pittsburgh-based ProGrass, one of the nation's leading brands of artificial turf.
June 30, 2016
SportGroup Holding® announced today that it has 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.
Low & Bonar Group Proposed Sale of Artificial Grass Yarns Business
Low & Bonar Group, the international performance materials group with leading positions in niche industrial markets (“Low & Bonar”), has announced that it is to sell its artificial grass yarns production business (“Bonar Yarns”) to the Mattex Group. The Mattex Group is a leading global player in the production and supply of carpet backing solutions for the carpet industry and has also built a leading global position in the supply of grass yarn.
June 16, 2016
With a mission to inspire life change through football, the Homeless World Cup brings together individuals from around the world for a week of football and fellowship. Act Global is honored to be the official synthetic turf donor for the event, impacting the lives of more than 1 million homeless individuals.
April 18, 2016
Bonar Yarns & Fabrics Ltd is a finalist for a Manufacturer of the Year award from the Business Green Leaders Awards. The awards will be given on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at The Brewery in London. Please join STC in congratulating this STC Certified Material Manufacturer & Supplier on their nomination and wish them luck for winning in July.
March 21, 2016
Act Global's John Baize Receives Recognition at AMI
The award, Best Personal Contribution to Industy-Wide Cooperation, was voted on by industry peers, and presented at the AMI Grass Yarn & Tufters Forum. Please join us in congratulating John!
March 17, 2016
R&D Director recognized for contribution to testing standards
February 11, 2016
Commitment to quality and building relationships with customers are the hallmarks of Hellas Construction.
Act Global Purchases New USA Production Plant
One Low & Bonar Letter
Act Global and ProGrass Donate Synthetic Turf Field to Non-Profit
Where Do All Those Tires Go?
World’s Largest Tire Recycling Facility Opens
Gift To Fund Artificial Turf At NMSU Las Cruces
Act Global Celebrates Ten Years of Growth in Synthetic Turf Market
MIAA Announces Partnership with AstroTurf
ProGrass, LLC Announces New Chief Operating Officer
Act Global Achieves Top Results in ISO 9001 Quality Audit
Act Global Donates Mini-Pitch to FIFA U-17 World Cup Fan Zone
Bonar Yarns Appoints New Commercial Director
Punahou School Installing New Shaw Sports Turf Field
June 4, 2013
3/25/2017 » 3/27/2017
National School Boards Association (NSBA) Annual Conference
3/27/2017 » 3/29/2017
The Grass Yarn & Tufters Forum 2017