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  • Member News - The Synthetic Turf Council serves as a global forum to promote, develop, grow and advocate for synthetic turf. As part of our mission, we welcome press releases from members highlighting news that bolsters the industry. Examples include, but are not limited to, innovation in products or services, community-minded outreach, special-interest stories, collaborative efforts between members, and company-specific items like new hires, anniversaries and promotions. While there is no specified limit to the number of press releases accepted each month, the STC reserves the right to exercise discretion in publishing press releases according to the guidelines outlined above. Send your news stories in to Melanie Taylor at for posting on the STC website and social media channels.

STC News Releases
Friday, November 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Press Release: Synthetic Turf Council Elects New Board of Directors »
FOREST HILL, Md., Nov. 1, 2019 / PRNewswire / – The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) announced its new Board of Directors at t...
Thursday, August 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
STC and ESTC Sign MOU with FIFA »
Forrest Hill, MD – August 19, 2019 –  The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) and Europe Middle East Africa Synthetic Turf C...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
STC Holds Spring Membership Meeting and Announces 2019 Award Winners »
FOREST HILL, MD –The Synthetic Turf Council’s Spring Membership Meeting, held March 11-13 in Seattle, Washington, attracte...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Investigating Synthetic Turf Importers Who Evade Tariffs »
FOREST HILL, Md. ,  Dec. 4, 2018  / PRNewswire / --  The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) has learned that U...
Thursday, November 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Synthetic Turf Council Elects New Board of Directors »
FOREST HILL, Md., Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) ( announced i...

Industry News
Monday, October 14, 2019
STC Statement on PFAS Issue »
A recent story published by The Intercept, a decidedly biased media outlet, purported to show PFAS found in synthetic turf...
Thursday, July 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
US EPA Releases First Part of Crumb Rubber Report »
Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its crumb rubber characterization report, which summarizes r...
Thursday, September 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ESTO and STC Joint Statement on the September 11 Zembla Story 'The artificial grass mountain' »
The European Synthetic Turf Organization (ESTO) and Synthetic Turf Council (STC) are very disappointed to hear about alleg...
Thursday, July 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Synthetic Turf Council Comments on Dutch Environmental Impact Study of Recycled Rubber Infill »
The Synthetic Turf Council (STC), the world's largest organization representing the synthetic turf industry, commented on...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spring 2018: Synthetic turf industry update »
Spring 2018: Synthetic turf industry update Beth Hyatt, March 27, 2018 / Total Landscape Care / With spring upon us...

Member News
Thursday, September 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ForeverLawn Awarded Industry-First Patent for Antistatic Synthetic Turf »
LOUISVILLE, Ohio, Sept. 19, 2019 / PRNewswire / -- ForeverLawn announced that it has been awarded a new patent from the US...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
In Tribute to Andy Belles »
Andrew E. Belles – lovingly known by his friends, colleagues and family as Andy – passed away on July 29th, 2019 after a v...
Thursday, July 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Annoucement of New Company Ownership »
P.W. Gillibrand Co., Inc. would like to announce the new ownership of the previously owned Pioneer Sands in Brady/Voca, TX...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nolan Ryan and Premier Baseball Field Builder RS3 Begin a New Era in Synthetic Turf with Act Global »
Founded on strong mutual goals and objectives for the baseball community, this new partnership will bring in the next gene...
Monday, November 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Act Global Continues Its Commitment To The Homeless World Cup by Donating Four Synthetic Fields »
The top-quality pitches will host more than 500 players for seven days of football and fellowship in Mexico City’s Zocalo...

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