Austin, Texas (PressExposure) December 11, 2009 -- AUSTIN, TEXAS USA With synthetic turf providing numerous advantages for sports and landscaping users, the industry has grown heavily in recent years. As the demand increases, so have the number of synthetic turf manufacturers. This makes innovation, quality and integrity a key point in choosing the right producer.
ACT Global Sports was awarded the Synthetic Turf Council (STC) Certification as a Material Manufacturer and Supplier, reinforcing its place as a top manufacturer of artificial turf.
The STC's certification program was established for customers to have assurance that the product they are receiving will exceed the STC's quality guidelines, and that the company's representatives will follow the STC's code of professional and ethical code. This certification process included a due diligence review and reference check by the Synthetic Turf Council.
This recognition comes on the heels of FIFA selecting ACT Global Sports as a FIFA Preferred Producer for football turf. Additionally, the company conducts extensive sports performance research, durability and environmental testing, and follows ISO 9001 Quality methods.
John Baize, Director of ACT Global comments, "We are proud to have earned this recognition from the STC. This reflects the significant investments we make in quality and developing turf systems that go far beyond meeting carpet specifications. Our global business approach is simple - take natural grass benchmarks, develop a synthetic turf system to meet those requirements, conduct extensive UV and durability tests, and then partner with the best installation and distribution companies to deliver this quality to their clients. The users do not always see the tremendous amount of detail we put into each field, but they enjoy the quality benefits. We appreciate the STC and invite others to join this tremendous industry organization."
ACT Global Sports is headquartered in Austin, Texas with additional tufting locations in Calhoun, Georgia, Asia and Europe. It services its international clients through offices in The Netherlands, Cyprus, China, Poland, Thailand, UK and France. Local sales and support is offered through an expanding partner network of leading sport field contractors in over 50 countries.