SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 13, 2104) -- Connor Sport Court International® (CSCI) today announced that its SportBase™ product will be manufactured in Brits, South Africa representing the first international manufacturing venture for Sport Court®. The new initiative is in partnership with leading South Africa-based paper and plastic producer MPact and will result in SportBase being manufactured with 99% local recycled materials to meet the product demands of sporting organizations and other industrial customers in the South Africa market.
SportBase is a heavy-duty, easy to install, modular sub-base flooring system that is designed for outdoor weatherability, is environmentally friendly, and promotes water drainage. SportBase provides a stable, high performance base for installing Sport Court® modular products anywhere.
“We are extremely pleased to announce the new Connor Sport Court International manufacturing initiative in South Africa to locally produce our very popular SportBase™ product,” said Andrew Gettig, CSCI Vice President International. “The effort will greatly increase our ability to serve our customers’ needs for the industry leading environmentally sustainable base product for outdoor courts and industrial use, and equally important is the partnership with MPact as a local South African-business.”
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More athletic events are played on Connor Sport Court International surfaces than on any other sports flooring in the world. Founded in 1872, Connor Sport Court International has established themselves as the standard for professional and collegiate sports. Hardwood used in the courts is from a renewable resource, with the U.S. growing six times more hardwood than is harvested each year. Sport Court® is a registered trade mark of Connor Sport Court International. Since 1974, it has identified the original and authentic modular sport surface, continuously improved and patented to provide the highest levels of quality and performance. Connor Sport Court International is proud to be the only sports surfacing company in the world that is independently audited and verified as “Zero Waste” and fully ISO 9001:2008 certified.