Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Technological advancements in the appearance, durability and safety attributes of artificial turf have seen it gradually gain acceptance as a substitute for natural grass turf in gardens and sports fields across Australia. The Artificial Grass Turf Installation industry has been exposed to variable growth conditions since the late 2000s. Demand has been positively influenced by the injection of federal funds into the refurbishment of outdoor areas for schools and sports grounds through the National School Pride Program, grants to first homebuyers and tighter water restrictions. However, demand has been adversely affected by the onset of the global financial crisis and the subsequent subdued investment into new housing and non-residential buildings... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Products and services in the Artificial Grass Turf Installation industry are broken down into installation services related to a range of different turf options. Artificial grass turf installed by the industry serves as either a general substitute for natural turf or has specialised qualities mostly aimed at the sporting market.
The installation process includes: site evaluation and measurement; procurement of materials (e.g. turf, aggregate, fasteners, joining tape and sand); site excavation; application of crushed rock and drainage irrigation; compaction of base; positioning and cutting of turf; securing of turf with fasteners; and the application of brush in sand and/or rubber grains... purchase to read more