BALTIMORE, Dec. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that US Lacrosse, the national governing body of one of the fastest growing sports, has signed a five-year marketing partnership with GreenFields USA as its official artificial turf partner.
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GreenFields, a world leader in artificial turf systems, will be installing its state-of-the-art MX Trimension woven turf and woven Sine pad along with a TPE infill at US Lacrosse's new headquarters and training center in Sparks, MD., in early 2016. US Lacrosse has chosen a system that will provide the latest in technology for safety and performance. In addition, GreenFields will supply two portable indoor fields using its XPNF (non-infill) system at US Lacrosse's annual convention.
"We spent considerable time evaluating the product lines and brand fit of a number of synthetic turf manufacturers, and we concluded that GreenFields was an outstanding fit," said US Lacrosse CEO Steve Stenersen. "From innovation to performance to sustainability, their product lines stood out, and I believe GreenFields will emerge as the preferred synthetic surface for lacrosse. We're excited to be building what we feel will be the state-of-the-art lacrosse field for our national team training center."
The field will serve as home for Team USA and a site for international, college and high school games, as well as youth play. The site will also serve as an education center for national coach and official training.
"We are proud and excited that US Lacrosse chose GreenFields to be its partner for the next five years," said John Griffin, GreenFields USA Manager - Lacrosse Development. "The demand for high-quality, safe and durable playing surfaces for lacrosse in the US has increased significantly over recent years, and we are excited to help US Lacrosse meet this growing demand with some of the most innovative and reliable products in the industry."
The MX Trimension turf is GreenFields latest development in artificial turf technology. Its innovative weaving technique gives athletes a playing field that is unparalleled when it comes to playability, safety, aesthetics and durability. The TenCate-produced fibers are nearly identical in texture to natural grass and possess many of the same properties. Even better, GreenFields MX is 100% recyclable.
GreenFields is the innovation leader for synthetic turf systems and holder of credentials with numerous professional sports organizations worldwide including FIFA, World Rugby, and FIH. GreenFields has designed and installed more synthetic turf systems for FIFA than any other company and boasts over 3000 sports field installations worldwide. www.GreenFieldsUSA.com
US Lacrosse is the sport's national governing body and provides national leadership, structure and resources to fuel the sport's growth and enrich the experience of participants. For more information on US Lacrosse, please visit www.uslacrosse.org.
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