Washington State Cougars Select Prestige-Brand Artificial Turf For Playfields On Campus

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Over 450,000 square feet of turf will be produced and installed by the most experienced company in the artificial turf industry

It is always a pleasure to provide our state-of-the-art artificial turf surfaces to one of our longest-standing and most loyal customers

Washington State University has selected Prestige-brand artificial turf from Tarkett Sports for its recreational playfield improvements project on campus. The playfields at Valley Road and Grimes Way will all be getting a makeover from the world’s largest one-stop shop for high quality sports surfacing.

“It is always a pleasure to provide our state-of-the-art artificial turf surfaces to one of our longest-standing and most loyal customers,” stated Tarkett Sports President Eric Daliere. “WSU provides some of the finest recreation opportunities for their students in the country. We can assure all of these students that they will have some of the absolute best fields to compete on.”

“When the project was brought to our attention by our students to resurface our University Recreation playfields, we completed a very extensive search before deciding on Tarkett Sports,” said Jeff Elbracht, Associate Director, University Recreation, Washington State University. “We wanted to select a company known for producing the highest quality products in the industry and delivering the best service.

University Recreation at WSU is one of the largest in the country for a school of its size. The intramural program boasts more than 6,000 participants every year while the sport club program has approximately 25 active club teams including a nationally recognized women’s rugby team.

About Tarkett Sports

Tarkett Sports is the largest entity in the sports and landscape surfacing industries. Included within the Tarkett Sports portfolio is an impressive range of FieldTurf and Prestige artificial turf products along with 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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