The economy – or lack thereof – of aerosol field paints

Today’s field paint market offers a wide range of products to choose from. As users, we typically make our choices based on cost, ease of preparation and ease of use. After that initial purchase, human nature kicks in and our buying decision becomes habit. When the only tool in your possession is a hammer, every … Continued

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Ghosting and extraction: You will always have one without the other

Whether you’re a seasoned field turf marking professional or just getting started in painting synthetic turf fields, it’s important to know about ghosting. It’s good to understand why ghosting occurs and what you can do to limit its appearance on your field. Ghosting can happen for several reasons. The first is improper paint choice. The … Continued

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Professional field painters are rare, but we know where to find them

It’s important to turn to the right person when you’re looking for specialized help. For instance, not everyone who paints for a profession can paint an athletic field and paint it well. Professional field painters are craftsmen who have a unique set of skills and knowledge. Painting a field isn’t always just a matter of … Continued

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What defines great grass paint and who cares?

“Paint is paint,” is a common point of view in our industry, but one not typically shared by the more experienced field care professionals in our ranks. Grass paints are like any other type of specialty coating. You get what you pay for. Paint quality, in terms of ease of application, appearance, durability and goodness … Continued

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TEMPLINE™ PREMIUM GRASS PAINT – INTRODUCING THE BEST AND THE BRIGHTEST!

Finally – A Grass Paint That Will Work as Hard as You Do While many sports facilities have converted to synthetic turf over the last decade, natural grass fields continue to dominate in number across North America. TempLine™, the first and still the best brand of paint for synthetic turf, is introducing a new, top-quality … Continued

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GETTING HELP WITH FIELD CARE – PROS AND CONS OF OUTSOURCING

As a field manager, maintenance manager, or anyone responsible for the safety, performance, and appearance of a grass or synthetic turf field, you take pride in your work. You work all year, through changing conditions and hundreds of events, to keep your field shining and healthy. TempLine knows that, and that’s why we work hard … Continued

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A RECORD-BREAKING STMA CONFERENCE

This past January, Eco Chemical™ attended a monumental STMA Conference in San Diego. An all-time high of 175 exhibitors sold out the entire trade show floor for more than 1,200 attendees from 48 states. The event was recognized across the board as outstanding, and everyone is excited about what it means for the sports turf … Continued

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THE ECO-ROOTS OF ECO TEMPLINE™

Eco Chemical™ has harbored a deep concern for our environmental impact since opening our doors as a coatings manufacturer in 1991. Environmental stewardship is an integral part of our day-to-day business – it’s in our name, after all! For the TempLine™ team, eco-centricity isn’t just a selling point. It’s a way of life. TempLine™ Paint … Continued

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM ECO TEMPLINE™ IN 2016

For the athletic field manager and his crew, the challenge is always the same. They need affordable turf paints that stand up to weather and play wear, are easy to apply, and deliver great color and opacity on the field. On synthetic turf, managers also require paints that are easy to remove. Synthetic turf with … Continued

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ECO TEMPLINE™: MEET GRIFFIN

At Eco Chemical™, we believe that our staff of experienced professionals is the foundation of everything we do. For this month’s Eco TempLine™ blog, we’re catching up with our newest team member, Griffin Brady, to learn more about his role at the company and how he works to serve our customers: Name and Title: Griffin … Continued

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