ACT Global Sports Earns Synthetic Turf Council Certification
STC certification another recognition of quality and reputation for leading artificial turf
Austin, TX, December 09, 2009 --(PR.com)-- 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