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…”.
With rugby participation growing in the United States, spurred greatly by the return of the sport to the Summer Olympics in 2016, Sportsfield Specialties Inc. (SSI) is increasingly being asked for rugby equipment that can meet the needs of multi-sport playing fields.
The 85-acre main campus of Fordham University sits tightly in the Rose Hill neighborhood of The Bronx in New York City tightly surrounded by The Bronx Zoo, the New York Botanical Garden and Metro North railroad tracks. With no room for expansion, getting maximum functionality from its athletic fields is a must.
Thanks to the expertise of its in-house engineering staff, Sportsfield Specialties Inc. (SSI) often gets the call to work on unique projects. Gonzaga College High School’s new multi-sport Buchanan Field can be put in that category.
DELHI - In the midst of the company's fifth expansion since its creation in 1988, Sportsfield Specialties of Delhi is positioned to unveil its 600 foot manufacturing space by year's end. The space, equal to two football fields in length, when completed will give the outdoor sports equipment manufacturing facility over 130,500 square feet to operate in.
A listing of equipment shipped from the SSI factory in upstate Delhi, NY indicates the complexity of preparing to play four different sports within the confines of the same complex. In terms of volume, equipment essential for baseball and softball tops the list because both sports will be played concurrently during the spring and summer months.
Two small southern colleges—Berry College (NCAA Div. III) in Mt. Berry, GA and the University of Montevallo (NCAA Div. II) in Montevallo, AL—are going big time with sparkling new track and field facilities that have been outfitted exclusively with competition equipment made by Sportsfield Specialties Inc. (SSI).
On March 1, 2015, Sportsfield Specialties Inc. (SSI) was recognized as the first member in the history of the American Sports Builders Association (ASBA) to earn the organization’s Supplier Certificate of Distinction. The designation is conferred on companies in the supplier division of the ASBA that illustrate exemplary commitment and service to the construction or renovation of running tracks, sports fields, tennis courts, and indoor sports facilities.
As part of its desire to make the kicking aspect of scoring more exciting and unpredictable for fans, the National Football League has called upon its leading goal post supplier, Sportsfield Specialties Inc. (SSI) in Delhi, NY, to make custom 14-foot crossbars that will narrow the width of the goal posts for the 2015 Pro Bowl. The game, the league's annual showcase of its top stars will be played Sunday, Jan. 25 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ, the same venue that will host the Super Bowl one week later.