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WELTWEIT FÜHRENDER KUNSTRASENANBIETER

Es ist kein Geheimnis, dass FieldTurf bei der Entwicklung des sogenannten „Kunstrasens“ bahnbrechend war. Was mit unserer Erfindung von langflorigem, verfülltem Kunstrasen begann, wurde mit zahlreichen branchenverändernden Innovationen fortgesetzt. FieldTurf hat ausgefeilte Produkte eingeführt, die für jedes Geschäftssegment maßgeschneidert sind, und besitzt zahlreiche Patente, die das Produktangebot des Unternehmens für Sport- und Nicht-Sport-Anwendungen beschützt.

Alle Systeme von FieldTurf werden mittels modernster Ausrüstung im FieldTurf Innovation and Performance Center (FIPC) getestet. Das Center, das sich in der Hauptniederlassung des Unternehmens befindet, stellt sicher, dass alle existierenden und neuen Systeme von FieldTurf hohe Leistungsstandards in ihren jeweiligen Klassen setzen.

Die hochmoderne Anlage ist eines der fortschrittlichsten Forschungslabors in der Branche, wenn nicht das fortschrittlichste. Die Entwicklung von FieldTurf fokussiert sich darauf, sichere, haltbare und hochleistungsfähige Rasensysteme mit hohem Wert bereitzustellen. Das FIPC hilft sicherzustellen, dass diese Ziele erreicht werden.

PENN STATE CENTER FOR SPORTS SURFACE RESEARCH

In July 2009, FieldTurf & Penn State joined forces to mark a historic industry-first relating to sports surface safety and development – the creation of Penn State's Sports Surface Research Center (SSRC). Today, the SSRC is the longest standing University based research center in America and is regarded as one of the foremost experts in the field of agricultural sciences and has developed a strong reputation for their efforts in synthetic turf research.

Since its inauguration the Sports Surface Research Center has conducted groundbreaking research and published over 15 reports, including:

  • Monitoring various surface characteristics of different synthetic turfs over time.
  • Extensive Synthetic Turf Fiber Wear Testing
  • Synthetic Turf Heat Evaluation
  • Temperature Amelioration of Synthetic Turf Surfaces Through Irrigation
  • Survival of Staphylococcus aureus (Staph) on Synthetic Turf
  • Survey of Microbial Populations in Infilled Synthetic Turf Fields
  • Evaluation of the playing surface hardness of an infilled synthetic turf system
  • Published reports on player injuries

The SSRC is an intercollegiate program managed within the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, headed by Andrew McNitt, who is regarded as a pioneer in the world of sports surface research. For years, he has been conducting research relating to athletic field surface characterization and golf green construction and maintenance. He has been honored nationally by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, the Musser International Turfgrass Foundation, the Crop Science Society of America, the American Society of Agronomy, and the Sports Turf Managers Association. McNitt also currently serves as the technical advisor to the NFL Groundskeepers Association.

A significant number of professional sports and collegiate groundskeepers are products of Penn State's prestigious turfgrass science department, which is considered one of the nation's finest. In addition to becoming the industry's main authority on sports surface research and safety, the center has elaborate resource in field construction and maintenance, facts and research, equipment and cost analysis, field dimensions and layout.

The website for the center is located Here.

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