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As a leader in sports construction equipment, Sportsfield Specialties is at the forefront of sports equipment design and technology. For the latest product developments and other company news, explore the latest news, photos and video.

Sportsfield Specialties, makers of Custom Indoor Batting Tunnels for all levels of play, has been providing quality and confidence to clients looking for athletic field equipment for over 20 years. Whether looking for stationary, drop-down, or retractable cages, Sportsfield’s in-house engineers provide professionally designed solutions to unique challenges of indoor sports facilities.

Workers on a construction site installing a round aluminum frame into the ground

Last year was unprecedented on many fronts, but that did not slow down the team at Sportsfield Specialties, Inc. In fact, they closed out 2020 with improved product designs, several newly awarded and pending patents, and honors from the American Sports Builders Association (ASBA).

New Solid Surface Batter’s Eye Merges Durability and Aesthetic

For coaches and ballpark managers across the country, Sportsfield Specialties Inc.’s new Solid Surface Batter’s Eye could not have come sooner. In fact, Kevin DeVantier, Director of Sales for Sportsfield’s direct division, said during his tenure, he has had conversations with numerous clients frustrated by material failures from traditional windscreen-style batter’s eyes.

Sportsfield Outfits Top Track & Field Facilities

In December 2019, both Verde Design of Santa Clara, CA and GeoSurfaces Southeast DBA Medallion Athletics of Mooresville, NC were honored with ASBA’s Outstanding Track and Field Facility Award – Both also sourced field equipment from Sportsfield Specialties, Inc. for their projects at Tokay High School and University of Alabama-Birmingham, respectively.

 Sportsfield's Equipment Innovations Receive Industry Accolades

On December 8, Sportsfield was recognized for its contributions to the advancement of athletic equipment at the American Sports Builders Association’s (ASBA) Technical Meeting Awards Ceremony in Orlando, Florida. The winning designs included the company’s new Tension Netting System with Integrated Wall Pad Backstop (fields division) and their new Retractable Long / Triple Jump Sand Pit Cover (track division).

Continued Growth on the Horizon as Sportsfield Expands NY Facility

Sportsfield Specialties, Inc. announces the sixth expansion since it’s incorporation in 1998 at their Delhi, NY corporate headquarters. The $8M construction project, which is currently underway and slated for completion in early 2020, will add a 60,000 square foot manufacturing plant to Sportsfield's campus.

Sportsfield Sales Managers Leverage Past Experiences to Reach Success

Sportsfield Specialties, Inc. is a busy equipment manufacturer with locations in Upstate New York and North Carolina. Its sales team works year-round and throughout the U.S. to provide high schools, colleges, and professional sports venues with world-class field equipment from their extensive line.

Sportsfield Aquires First Down Football Products Assets

Sportsfield Specialties, Inc. has acquired the assets of First Down Football Products (FDFP), a California-based company renowned for their uniquely hinged Football Goal Post. Part of the deal includes the rights to US Patent No. 8,496,547 for the collapsible design. Prior to the acquisition, Sportsfield established a name with their patented AdjustRight® Football Goal Posts, which includes a collapsible model.

Ultra Cross® Netting Lauded for Versatility, Strength, See-Through Visibility

Sportsfield Specialties, Inc. (SSI) has attracted the attention of designers and stadium managers looking for long lasting and versatile netting protection with their Ultra Cross® Knotless Dyneema® Netting. The braided/knotless design is the strongest netting configuration available, which allows manufacturers to decrease the twine gauge without compromising strength.

Promats Athletics Merges with Parent Company, Sportsfield Specialties

As of January 1, 2019, Promats Athletics of Salisbury and Delhi, NY-based parent company, Sportsfield Specialties, Inc. (SSI) merged forces, consolidating divisions under the SSI entity.