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Lake Travis ISD Selects FieldTurf Revolution

School board elects to go with innovative turf system for Lake Travis High School Stadium.

Austin, TX, April 15, 2012 --( FieldTurf is proud to announce the upcoming installation of FieldTurf Revolution at Lake Travis High School Stadium. The decision comes amidst a unanimous vote which was approved by the school district’s board of trustees. Extensive research was conducted by school officials, and after a thorough comparison process that had Lake Travis ISD evaluating numerous options – Revolution came out on top.

“Overall, this turf installation will have a direct impact on our entire extracurricular program offerings,” said Gary Briley, LTISD Director of Extracurricular Programs. “The installation of artificial turf at our main stadium field will allow our programs like band, baseball, cheer, cross country, dance, football, golf, and soccer to expand and use the facility year-round for skill and drill conditioning work. Trainers could use it for walking, running and the rehabilitation of injured students in all programs. We also anticipate an increase in facility rentals, not to mention the water conservation efforts to be realized from not having to spend money on field irrigation as we currently do.”

FieldTurf’s impressive fiber technology has once again revolutionized the industry. The Revolution fiber is the result of innovative science, engineering and technology that will provide FieldTurf customers with a soft, strong monofilament fiber with extraordinary durability and longevity.

Lake Travis High School joins an already growing list of schools from the Texas region to install FieldTurf. That list includes Abilene Independent School District, St. Thomas High School, the University of Texas, Texas Tech, and Texas A&M. FieldTurf continues to leave its mark in Texas and looks forward to continuing its relationship with these growing sports programs that are spread out among the region.

About FieldTurf

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.

FieldTurf is part of Tarkett Sports, a Division of the Tarkett Group. Tarkett Sports is the largest entity in the sports and landscape surfacing industries. Included within the Tarkett Sports portfolio is an impressive range of performance sports flooring products. This product range includes: synthetic and hardwood basketball; volleyball and gymnasium flooring; squash and racquetball courts; floor protection and covering systems; weight room flooring; and high performance indoor and outdoor running tracks, featuring Beynon and Atlas track surfaces. All Tarkett Sports surfaces are developed, produced and installed with a concentration on sustainability and a commitment to protecting the environment, providing additional LEED contribution opportunities for customers. The company calls this focus on sustainability and the environment "Environmental Intelligence" and all company personnel strive to exemplify this philosophy in all aspects of the business.

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