Schmitz Foam Products is a proud member of several non-profit associations which promote the sports and play industry globally.
Founded in 2003, the Synthetic Turf Council is a non-profit association dedicated to serving as a resource for trustworthy information about synthetic turf. The STC represents builders, landscape architects, testing labs, maintenance providers, manufacturers, suppliers, installation contractors, infill material suppliers and other specialty service companies. Click to download the STC certificate.
International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS)
IAKS Global non-profit organization for professionals from the sports, leisure an recreations facilities industry. The organisation has members in 110 countries worldwide, spread across five continents.
SAPCA is a recognized trade association for the sports and play construction industry in the UK. Its role is to foster excellence, professionalism and continuous improvement throughout the industry, in order to provide the high quality facilities needed at all levels of sport, physical activity, recreation and play.
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Orange Sports Forum
The Dutch platform Orange Sports Forum promotes companies, organizations and institutions which are connected to the Dutch Sport. Through this platform, Dutch organizations can connect with clients and potential partners in new markets.
The ESTO is an association formed to ensure quality turf and to provide information that can help clients and end-users to find the most appropriate solutions in synthetic turf systems. ESTO is uniquely positioned for research/universities, end-users (clubs, leagues, sports governing bodies) and trade. ESTO is an organization that brings everyone together to discuss, debate, research and develop the future of synthetic turf.
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ASTM International is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of voluntary consensus standards. Today, over 12,000 ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance health and safety, strengthen market access and trade, and build consumer confidence.
ASBA is a national organization for builders, designers and suppliers of materials for tennis courts, running tracks, natural and synthetic turf fields, indoor and outdoor synthetic sports surfaces. The association currently has more than 400 member companies.