Montreal, Canada, January 07, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders, designers and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the winners of the 2011 Outstanding Facilities of the Year award. FieldTurf was awarded with 14 distinctions, including 1 top award which exemplifies construction excellence.
FieldTurf capped off an impressive 2011 with high profile installations throughout the NCAA and the professional ranks. With the launch of new product lines, FieldTurf is no doubt making a dent in the sporting world, with players and executives feeling the effects and reaping the benefits. Having the ABSA recognize FieldTurf’s efforts and strides that are being made only further drive home the message that FieldTurf is regarded as one of the industry’s finest.
“It’s an honor to be recognized by the ASBA,” said Eric Daliere, President & CEO of FieldTurf. “These distinctions validate our efforts to provide clients with the utmost in quality and performance, while proving that working with owners, coaches and contractors is essential throughout the process of building a world-class facility.”
FieldTurf earned a “top award” for the softball installation at Foothill College – located in Los Altos Hills, California. The facility was designed for the women’s softball team, consisting of a grandstand that’s recessed into an adjacent slope, which ultimately reduces noise volumes, and has top-of-the-line furnishing that are generally found in high quality ballparks. The distinction has garnered high praise throughout the community, and places Foothill athletics on high ground.
FieldTurf offers industry-leading engineering and manufacturing resources and leads the synthetic turf industry with regard to setting higher environmental standards. FieldTurf is the global market leader in terms of synthetic sports fields with more than 7000 fields installed. Additionally, FieldTurf has attained more than 15,000 satisfied customers in high quality pet, residential, commercial and municipal landscaping solutions, playground surfacing and has a complete range of golf and tennis products. FieldTurf synthetic turf customers enjoy the benefits of significantly reduced water consumption, the elimination of fertilizer and pesticides, superior durability and drainage and a product that looks and feels real. The positive environmental impact of FieldTurf provides the added benefit of LEED building contributions.