ED Magedson – Founder
Fieldturf Tarkett175 N Industrial Blvd NE Calhoun, Georgia USA
Fieldturf Tarkett warranty scheme Calhoun Georgia
In March 2011, Fieldturf (the self-proclaimed World Leader in Artificial Turf) filed a major lawsuit against its largest supplier - Royal TenCate based in Holland. See link here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/50114371/Fieldturf-TenCate-lawsuit and the TenCate answer and counterclaims can be downloaded here: https://anonfiles.com/file/2b156219169fed216c281dd9f7082044
A recent Opinion and Order in the case is here: http://docs.justia.com/cases/federal/district-courts/georgia/gandce/4:2011cv00050/173174/395/
By their own admission (see pg 31 of the May 10 2013 Opinion and Order above) at least 167 Fieldturf fields have failed because the synthetic grass fiber has degraded prematurely. Between 2005 and 2010 Fieldturf installed many times that number of synthetic turf fields in the United States. Dozens of fields throughout the country may be failing prematurely without the customers knowledge.
In many cases, customers with defective Fieldturf fields have had their fields replaced under warranty at no cost. See these examples for instance:
FieldTurf installed in May 2008 at Lowndes County High School Martin Stadium in Valdosta, GA. See this link for more information: http://valdostadailytimes.com/sports/x624712511/Lowndes-Martin-Stadium-receiving-new-field-turf
FieldTurf installed in September 2007 at Canton High School in Canton, TX. See this link for more information: http://vanzandtnews.com/cisd-opts-for-warranty-replacement-of-turf/
Fieldturf field originally installed in June 2008 in Breckenridge, TX: http://www.breckenridgeisd.org/aboutus/board_meetings/Board_Meeting_12-13/12_17_12_Board_Minutes_Special.pdf
Defective Fieldturf originally installed at Carrollton High School in June 2008: http://gahousedistrict62.com/board-oks-new-turf-for-trojan-field.html
Another example from Towson University in Maryland: http://parentscoalitionmc.blogspot.ca/2013/01/exclusive-defective-artificial-turf.html
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