NEW PRODUCT IDEAS
In the Web
The newest addition to Playworld Systems' Climbers line, PlayWeb® Lite packs more climbing room in less space. PlayWeb Lite provides a fun place for kids to challenge themselves and hang out with other kids. A maze of springy ropes offers climbing challenges that build confidence in children ages 5 and up. PlayWeb is available in a variety of colors to personalize your playground.
Playworld Systems: 800-233-8404
Wenger's new StageTek™ staging offers numerous advantages. Handling is improved with fast, intuitive and instruction-free setup that maximizes labor efficiency. StageTek staging assembles quickly without tools, folding frames or other cumbersome understructure. The innovative decks are 20 percent lighter than comparably sized Wenger Versalite® decks and feature integrated hand grips that require 40 percent less grip strength to handle. Enhanced flexibility comes from StageTek staging's round plug-and-play legs—both fixed-height and adjustable—that reduce assembly time.
Wenger Corporation: 800-4-WENGER (493-6437)
Everlast sports surfacing with Nike Grind announced its UltraTile™ product is now available in 11 new color patterns. All 18 UltraTile standard patterns are ideal for educational institutions and health clubs that desire a striking and sophisticated look. Prep School features one color pattern with 100 percent recycled black rubber, while Higher Ed includes four color patterns with 20 percent EPDM. The Alma Mater collection is made up of eight brand new colors, and Uptown is designed for higher-end health and fitness clubs desiring a more refined and neutral color palette.
Everlast Sports Surfacing with Nike Grind: 800-321-1923
Bison's BA871 Ultimate playground basketball system features an unconditional lifetime warranty, so your budget dollars can be spent on other equipment needs. Ultimate systems are also available in adjustable height and double-sided configurations with your choice of steel, perforated steel, aluminum, glass or polycarbonate backboards.
Bison Inc.: 800-247-7668
In the Booth
Ameristar Fence Products recently acquired Parking Booth Company of Sun Valley, Calif. Parking Booth Company Inc. has been a fixture in the prefabricated booth and building industry for more than 15 years. The addition of guard booth and building structures together with Ameristar's strategy of becoming the premier source for perimeter security products is an integral piece in completing Ameristar's strategy of becoming a premier source for perimeter security and entry solution products.
Ameristar Security Products: 888-333-3422
New Interlocking Tiles from GTImpax utilize a patent-pending locking edge to reduce lateral shift, corner lift and strain on tiles. Tiles are available in pigmented rubber or brightly colored EPDM tops, which have a broader range of colors and increased durability. This green product is made from recycled tires and offers superior fall cushioning, low maintenance, long wear and accessibility. They are perfect for indoor or outdoor applications because they install with no on-site mixing equipment.