History

History

GRASSMAN IS AHEAD OF THE GAME

Standing the test of time – Grassman’s owners started the synthetic turf industry in Australia in the late 1970’s and have a proud and successful history of manufacturing the finest quality synthetic grass surfaces. The experience gained in this time is beyond reproach

“Innovation is our inspiration” – Gary Waterford, CEO & Founder of Grassman – Australian Synthetic Turf Pioneer and respected world-wide for innovation and his contribution to the advances made in synthetic grass’s development

Grassman has a long history of innovation and admirable achievements and is recognized across the globe for its business ethics and design inventiveness.

Grassman have been manufacturing, supplying, exporting and installing synthetic grass surfaces and systems for over 36 years, so the experience gained is beyond reproach.

Manufacturing products that are installed across the globe in some of the most prestigious colleges, homes, resorts, schools and for government, councils and backyards across the world Grassman can be trusted.

Grassman have patents and much intellectual property that keep them ahead of the field.

Proudly responsible for many industry firsts in the development of synthetic grass as well as the installation and maintenance processes.

Some interesting facts and firsts for Grassman:

40 years ago Gary Waterford, a leading carpet manufacturer, retailer and importer of synthetic grass undertook initial researchOver the years Grassman have trained much of the industry and focus on training programmes within the company and precision installation techniques
Waterford created a plant tailoring machinery uniquely to grass manufactureBy 1989 we were the first to install over 50 tennis courts and 20 Hockey Fields in the Soviet Union, a training ground for many of today’s world champions
Waterford created synthetic grass that was stronger, longer lasting, better wearing, better packaged and easier to layThrough the years we have continued our innovation and developed much of the latest technology now used in synthetic turf manufacture and installation

MANUFACTURING PROCESS – SPECIALIST TURF PRODUCER

Grassman is a specialist synthetic turf manufacturer not just a carpet factory, a bulk distributor or a marketing company.

We manufacture synthetic turf …. That’s our business

Proudly an environmentally conscious company and ensuring the production of environmentally friendly products and systems

Grassman choose only high quality, eco-friendly raw materials and processes in its manufacture.

Quality control is assured through every aspect of our production and continues with the support of our highly qualified technical installation partners.

We are continually innovating new updated manufacturing and installation techniques, always with the environment and player safety our foremost criteria.

During the production process we:

WARRANTIES – THE FIELDS AREN’T ALWAYS GREENER

Grassman is known to stand behind their strong products. Offering the longest industry warranties – you will always feel secure in the fact that you know your manufacturer is located in Australian and proudly backs their products. Going strong and family owned since 1972 – enjoy the peace of mind that your warranty is worth something!

PRODUCTS – CONFIDENCE IN THE KNOWLEDGE THAT GRASSMAN IS A SPECIALIST IN THE FIELD

We extrude our own yarns using the highest quality virgin grade raw materials with the highest level of UV inhibitors. Products are then tufted using our highly engineered purpose built machinery to make quality products specially to customers orders. Products are then backed with the highest grade environmentally friendly cross-linked latex to offer the highest level of tuft lock of the yarn for toughness.

Products manufactured for sports and landscaping uses such as:

Landscaping

– Residential
– Commercial

Sports

– Schools and Playgrounds
– Cricket – Indoor and Outdoor
– Hockey
– Tennis
– Classic Clay
– Football and Soccer
– Multi-Sport Systems including Netball and Basketball
– Lawn Bowls and Croquet
– Running Tracks
– Golf Course and Putting Greens
– Putt-Putt Golf
– Fitness
– Safety Surfaces for Kindergartens and Playgrounds
– Equine – Horse and Dog Racing Tracks
– Display Grass and Events Grass
– Underlay and Drainage and Asbestos and Heavy Metal Containment Systems

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