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ROAD TO SUPER BOWL LII

 

undefinedROAD TO SUPERBOWL LII - Sunday, Jan 14th the Minnesota Vikings will host the New Orleans Saints in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Vikings and Saints have more in common than the NFC Conference and their upcoming game on Sunday. Both teams utilize surfaces manufactured by Turf Nation to either play and/or practice.

Sunday will be the first playoff game played at U.S. Bank Stadium since opening in 2016. U.S. Bank Stadium features the ultimate professional grade synthetic turf system that was manufactured by Turf Nation. U.S. Bank Stadium was also selected to host Super Bowl LII. With a Vikings win this week and a win in the NFC Championship game next week, the Vikings would make history as the first NFL team to play a Super Bowl at their home stadium.

The Minnesota Vikings have had 29 playoff appearances, won their Division 20 times and their Conference four times. The Vikings are still searching for a Lombardi Trophy and last appeared in a Super Bowl in 1976 which was before any player on their current roster was born. The Minnesota Vikings have selected a stadium surface manufactured by Turf Nation since 2010 at their former home, the Mall of America Field at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome and their current home, U.S. Bank Stadium. The Minnesota Vikings also practice on a surface manufactured by Turf Nation.

The New Orleans Saints have had 11 playoff appearances, won their Division six times, their Conference one time and have one Super Bowl Championship (2009). The New Orleans Saints Mercedes-Benz Superdome hosted Super Bowl XLVII in 2013 which also featured a surface manufactured by Turf Nation. The New Orleans Saints practice facility and their spring training camp also feature synthetic turf surfaces manufactured by Turf Nation.

Michael Zimmer has been Head Coach for the Minnesota Vikings for 4 seasons and was previously the Defensive Coordinator for the Cincinnati Bengals. The Cincinnati Bengals also play on a surface manufactured by Turf Nation at Paul Brown Stadium. 2017 marks the 2nd time the Vikings have won the NFC North under his leadership.

Sean Payton has been Head Coach for the New Orleans Saints for 11 seasons and was previously the Offensive Coordinator for the New York Giants. The New York Giants also play on a surface manufactured by Turf Nation at MetLife Stadium. 2017 marks the 4th time the New Orleans Saints have won the NFC South under his tenure.

Turf Nation is the reliable source of the highest quality professional-grade synthetic turf surfaces. Turf Nation has been trusted to manufacture synthetic turf surfaces for more than 13 NFL Teams including the Arizona Cardinals, Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, New York Jets, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 46ers, Tennessee Titans as well as the Professional Football Hall of Fame.

Turf Nation Continues Partnership with Prominent Hawaii Turf Installer, Applied Surfacing Technology

 

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undefinedDalton, GA, January 23, 2017 – Turf Nation, a leading manufacturer of high-quality synthetic turf surfaces, is proud to announce that it is continuing its partnership with Applied Surfacing Technology (AST), Hawaii’s most experienced installer of synthetic turf fields. Turf Nation previously worked with AST on the last two Pro Bowl surfaces installed at Aloha Stadium (also home to the University of Hawaii football team), as well as projects for John Kauinana Stadium at Mililani High School, Kamehameha Schools Maui and Kaneohe Marine Corps Base.

“The quality and consistency of the Turf Nation turf is fantastic,” said AST’s Denny Sadowski, praising logo work Turf Nation recently did for McKinley High School in Honolulu. “Nobody does logo work better. The best logo we’ve ever had was one they completed recently for McKinley. They make my life easier, that’s what Turf Nation and their people are all about.”

Turf Nation stadium surfaces are manufactured using the highest grade C8 polyethylene fiber, which helps ensure superior performance and durability. All components of a Turf Nation synthetic turf system are manufactured in the U.S., and each surface is custom-designed to a team’s or school’s specific needs. All synthetic turf surfaces are field-tested by an independent laboratory prior to shipping.

“We are thrilled to continue our long-lasting relationship with Denny and the great folks at AST,” said Turf Nation President Sid Nicholls. “Their professionalism and installation expertise is among the best in the nation; they truly are everything you could hope for in a partner.”

About Turf Nation

Over the past eight years, Turf Nation has manufactured high-quality synthetic turf for numerous schools and sports teams on the high school, collegiate and professional levels. Fourteen NFL teams play and/or practice on synthetic turf manufactured by Turf Nation, including the Houston Texans, Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants, New York Jets, New Orleans Saints, Cincinnati Bengals, Pittsburgh Steelers, Denver Broncos, Buffalo Bills, Jacksonville Jaguars, Tennessee Titans, Chicago Bears, Arizona Cardinals, and San Francisco 49ers. Additional information is available at www.turfnation.com or by calling 706-278-4001.

 

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Turf Nation Proud to Manufacture Playing Surface for Super Bowl LI

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Dalton, GA, January 12, 2017 – Turf Nation, a leading manufacturer of high-quality synthetic turf surfaces, is proud to have manufactured the playing surface that will be used for Super Bowl LI, to be held February 5 at NRG Stadium in Houston. Turf Nation’s footprint is prominent throughout the Houston sports scene as its American-made turf is also the playing surface at the Houston Texans practice facility, the University of Houston football practice facility, as well as TDECU Stadium, the home venue for the University of Houston football team.

undefinedThis is the third time in the last five years that a NFL Super Bowl venue has featured a surface manufactured by Turf Nation — Turf Nation previously manufactured the playing surface for the 2013 and 2014 Super Bowls at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and MetLife Stadium, respectively.

“We take tremendous pride in creating the highest quality synthetic turf fields available today, and we’re thrilled that America’s biggest sporting event will once again be played on a field manufactured by Turf Nation,” said Turf Nation President Sid Nicholls.

Turf Nation stadium surfaces are manufactured using the highest grade C8 polyethylene fiber, which helps ensure superior performance and durability. All components of a Turf Nation synthetic turf system are manufactured in the U.S., and each surface is custom-designed to a team’s or school’s specific needs. All synthetic turf surfaces are field-tested by an independent laboratory prior to shipping.

About Turf Nation

Over the past eight years, Turf Nation has manufactured high-quality synthetic turf for numerous schools and sports teams on the high school, collegiate and professional levels. Fourteen NFL teams play and/or practice on synthetic turf manufactured by Turf Nation, including the Houston Texans, Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants, New York Jets, New Orleans Saints, Cincinnati Bengals, Pittsburgh Steelers, Denver Broncos, Buffalo Bills, Jacksonville Jaguars, Tennessee Titans, Chicago Bears, Arizona Cardinals, and San Francisco 49ers. Additional information is available at www.turfnation.com.

 

 

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