The Motz Group and Shaw Sports Turf Selected To Equip Indianapolis Colts with a New Synthetic Turf Field

29 June 2018

The Indianapolis Colts have officially teamed up with The Motz Group, and their turf manufacturing partner Shaw Sports Turf, to deliver a state-of-the-art synthetic turf system. This new high-performance sports field will be installed at the Colts’ training facility, Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center, in preparation for the 2018 season.

“We are excited for our partnership with The Motz Group and Shaw Sports Turf,” said Colts Chief Operating Officer, Pete Ward. “The new synthetic turf field at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center will provide our organization with a world-class playing surface. The Irsay family consistently provides our team with the necessary resources to build a championship contender and this new field is a testament to that philosophy.”

The Motz Group and Shaw Sports Turf make up a team that is globally recognized and locally based. Headquartered only 100 miles from Indianapolis, Motz has more than four decades of experience delivering world-class sports field systems, specifically designed for professional-grade venues and athletes. Motz is the best sports turf professional for the Colts, offering an unmatched service and maintenance program, expansive product portfolio, and a high-profile client roster spanning five continents. In addition, Motz has provided 18 synthetic turf surfaces to Grand Park Sports Campus, one of the largest athletic complexes in the nation and the official home of the Indianapolis Colts Training Camp.

The Motz Group will be equipping the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center with a professional grade synthetic turf surface that will ready them for the upcoming NFL season. Manufactured by Shaw Sports Turf, this product features Strenexe XD slit-film fibers that are supported by the strongest synthetic turf backing in the industry, UltraLoc. Ideal for its mix of durability and performance, this system’s interlaced structure provides the type of sturdy and reliable playing surface expected by professional athletes. Shaw Sports Turf is proven in NFL and other high-profile fields, with over 3,000 successful installations in North America. "Shaw Sports Turf is proud to partner with the Indianapolis Colts and The Motz Group to deliver a synthetic turf system engineered for the highest level of playability and safety," said Chuck McClurg, Vice President of Shaw Sports Turf. “We are committed to developing and manufacturing turf systems that provide athletes with unmatched performance characteristics allowing them to play with confidence."

The Motz Group has officially kicked off the transformation at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center. The Indianapolis NFL team will be in good company, joining other professional sports clients such as the Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Reds, and also just completed for the 2018 season, Cincinnati Bengals. “The Motz Group is honored to have been selected by the Indianapolis Colts to provide their newest synthetic turf surface. For more than 40 years, our team has been dedicated to providing world-class turf systems that are engineered and proven to be the best in performance and playability. This, combined with our commitment to superior service throughout the life of their fields, makes Motz the perfect fit for the Colts,” shared Zach Burns, President at The Motz Group.