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.
By 2014, after successive years of record-breaking sales, the handwriting was on the wall. If Sportsfield Specialties Inc. (SSI) was going to continue to grow and flourish, the sports equipment maker would need more space and increased production capacity at its Delhi, NY factory.
Competition on the playing field is dictated by rules of the game, in business the rules are less clear, at least for some. Recently, we had a competitor post results of a self-claimed "rigorous" test, where they compared our industry preferred Ultra Cross braided, knotless Dyneema® netting to the traditional #18 twisted and knotted product offered by many in the industry. Their intent was to “…shed some light on the mystery of Ultra Cross netting…”.