Turface Athletics™ Forms New Partnership with Minor League Baseball™ and Durham Athletic Park

May 21, 2010

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. (May 21, 2010) ─ Turface Athletics™ is pleased to announce a three-year agreement as a Preferred Partner of Minor League Baseball™ which includes the sponsorship of Sports Turf Managers Clinics held at Durham Athletic Park.

Turface® is recognized as the Official Infield Conditioner of Durham Athletic Park and Turface Athletics is an Official Sponsor of the facility.

“A partnership with Minor League Baseball and Durham Athletic Park is a natural fit for us,” said Jeff Langner, brand manager for Turface Athletics. “Not only are we partnering with well-known, established organizations, we will play an active role in educational seminars for sports turf managers.”

“We are very excited to begin a partnership with Turface Athletics and specifically their proven brand of soil conditioner,” said John Cook, senior vice president, business operations for Minor League Baseball. “We have been extremely satisfied with the performance of their products in our Durham Athletic Park and Vero Beach Sports Village facilities. We have also received positive feedback from our clubs who use them.”

Turface Athletics offers a range of products and services to maximize sports field safety and performance. Soil conditioners relieve compaction, prevent rainouts and minimize bad hops on skinned infields. On football and soccer fields, they improve drainage and eliminate mud for a superior playing surface. Turface conditioners are also available in a variety of colors to improve field aesthetics and help fields look their best.

Turface Athletics’ comprehensive product line includes MVP®, Pro League® and Quick Dry® for infield conditioning and moisture management, and MoundMaster Blocks™ and Professional Mound Clay™ for mound and plate construction and maintenance. Field & Fairway™ and Greens Grade™ are designed to enhance traction and increase drainage on natural grass fields. For more information, visit www.Turface.com.

About PROFILE Products LLC

Based in Buffalo Grove, Ill., PROFILE Products LLC produces a comprehensive line of products for soil modification, erosion control and plant establishment. Profile’s industry-leading products and knowledge resources are housed in three primary businesses. The Turface Athletics™ line of products and services maximize sports field safety and performance. Profile Golf™ products and resources help golf course architects, builders and superintendents find the most effective solutions for both maintenance and construction. Profile Erosion Control Solutions (PECS™) encompasses a wide range of products to prevent erosion and establish vegetation for the golf course, transportation, landfill, and commercial and residential markets.  For more information about Turface Athletics’ products, call (800) 207-6457 or visit www.profileproducts.com.


Minor League Baseball is the governing body for all professional baseball teams in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean that are affiliated with Major League Baseball through their farm systems. The Minor League Baseball Office is located in St. Petersburg, Fla. With 176 teams in the United States, Canada and Mexico, fans are coming out in unprecedented numbers to this one-of-kind experience that can only be found at our ballparks. From the electricity in the stands to the excitement on the field, Minor League Baseball has provided affordable family-friendly entertainment to people of all ages since its founding in 1901. In 2009, over 41.6 million baseball fans went through the turnstiles to see the future stars of the sport hone their skills at Minor League Baseball ballparks. With Minor League Baseball, “It’s Fun to be a Fan!” For more information about Minor League Baseball, visit www.milb.com or http://www.facebook.com/minorleaguebaseball.