Act Global Selected as International Rugby Board Preferred Turf Producer

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Worldwide artificial turf manufacturer achieves rugby turf certification in recognition of proven quality and performance.

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IRB 22 certified rugby pitch at Bristol City Academy – Filton Wise Campus, England

Act Global understands what it takes to produce a world-class sport system for all levels of play. The company has produced several IRB 22 certified rugby pitches and over 100 FIFA Certified fields.

Following stringent certification requirements, synthetic turf manufacturer Act Global has achieved status as an IRB Preferred Producer for rugby turf.

Through the implementation of quality guidelines and ongoing research and development, the Preferred Turf Producer program regulates the performance and safety of rugby pitches worldwide. As an IRB Preferred Turf Producer, Act Global will ensure quality control from manufacturing to final installation, to deliver IRB Regulation 22 compliant surfaces for elite and community level play.

Gary Breen, regional sales manager for Act Global, said the company is excited about the opportunity to help grow the sport of rugby and the technology of the playing surfaces. The company has developed strong relationships with key partners, as well as a keen understanding of the dynamics and needs of the players and sport.

“Within the Act Global management team are rugby enthusiasts who have played and followed the sport for many years. We have an excellent grasp of the industry of rugby, where it has come from, who it serves and where it aspires to be in the future,” said Breen. “These traits have helped Act Global grow our business and our relationships within the sporting communities. We have a vested in interest in the success of our customers, and do everything in our power to ensure that we help them achieve their goals.”

Act Global understands what it takes to produce a world-class sport system for all levels of play. The company has produced several IRB 22 certified rugby pitches including Bristol City Academy – Filton Wise Campus in England, the National Sports Campus in Ireland, and Dumfries High School and Newton Stewart FC in Scotland. All facilities have experienced the benefits of a high-performing, consistent and all-weather playing surface.

Additionally, Act Global has been an active member of the FIFA Preferred Producer for Football Turf Program, and has installed over 100 FIFA Certified fields worldwide since 2006.

Act Global is a world leader in synthetic turf and artificial grass manufacturing. The company’s artificial Xtreme Turf and Xtreme Lawn products replicate natural grass for use in international stadiums, indoor sport centers, synthetic lawns and other synthetic grass uses. Its LiteEarth and AvTurf affiliations add capabilities for landfills and airport applications. Act Global has four manufacturing locations in USA, Europe and Asia and installations in over 70 countries. Act Global is notable for currently being the first company in the world that is a FIFA Preferred Producer for Football Turf, Synthetic Turf Council Certified Manufacturer and holds an ISO 9001 certification. Its products have undergone hundreds of independent laboratory tests for quality, durability and performance.

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