In 2017, Sportsfield Specialties, Inc. (SSI) introduced its first line of permanent filming towers, which two NCAA Division I colleges quickly took notice of. The University of Delaware purchased a 15’H SSI filming tower to support video coverage of games and practices at Fred P. Rullo Stadium, home of the 2016 NCAA Division I field hockey champions. Boston College ordered two sets of 20’H and 10’H filming towers to be installed at both their soccer and field hockey complexes.
Brown University recently completed a $5 million upgrade to their baseball and softball fields making their complex the premier venue in the Ivy League and New England. As the trusted leaders in sports construction equipment, Sportsfield Specialties, Inc. (SSI) was invited to work with designers at Gale Associates, Inc. and installers at R.A.D. Sports to upgrade the existing grass surface to a world-class synthetic playing field.
In January, NFL’s San Diego Chargers announced the decision to move to Los Angeles, but there was one hitch, they didn’t have a stadium to call home. To accommodate the displaced football team, L.A.’s Galaxy Major League Soccer club invited the Chargers to utilize their state-the-art StubHub center temporarily until the completion of their new Inglewood stadium. This marks the first time in history an NFL stadium has played at a soccer specific venue.
Following a 2016 expansion of their Delhi, NY manufacturing facility, Sportsfield Specialties, Inc. (SSI) made the strategic decision to also expand their sales capabilities in North America. According to David Moxley, Director of Sports Construction Sales, SSI will now market their products to clients in all territories of Canada.
For the third time in the past four NFL seasons, football goal posts manufactured by Sportsfield Specialties, Inc. (SSI) in Delhi, NY will make an appearance framing the playing field at the Super Bowl. This year’s game will be hosted at NRG Stadium in Houston, TX on Feb. 5.
On Saturday, December 3, 2016 Sportsfield Specialties, Inc. (SSI) hosted their annual Customer Appreciation Party for American Sports Builder Association (ASBA) members. The event took place at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in conjunction with the ASBA Technical Meeting & Trade Show.
With a major expansion and renovation of Northwestern University’s athletic venues on the horizon, lead designers at HOK / 360 Architecture sought out the knowledge and innovative solutions of the industry’s leading manufacturer of sports construction equipment, Sportsfield Specialties Inc. (SSI) of Delhi, NY.
In Delhi, N.Y., a rural Catskill Mountain town with a population of 3000, locals love to hunt and fish, attend the county fair, and meet up to watch the big game. They’re not only cheering on a favorite team, but also the equipment being used on the field — it’s a homegrown source of pride. As a manufacturer of sports construction equipment since 1998, Sportsfield Specialties, Inc., (SSI) products have become a fixture in athletic stadiums throughout the United States and abroad.
Every young baseball player in New England dreams of blasting a home run over the famed Green Monster in Boston’s Fenway Park. Now, future players for Boston College High School, UMass-Boston and in Greater Boston youth leagues can swing away at a version of the iconic 27-foot-high wall.