To protect players from injury at its sparkling new Sun Trust Park, the Atlanta Braves selected Promats Athletics to supply all protective padding for their new 41,000-plus seat stadium. The agreement marked the continuation of a long relationship between the Braves and Promats, which had padded the Braves’ previous home, Turner Field.
Salisbury’s very own Promats Athletics may be in the business of stadium field wall padding year-round, but it’s only once a year they get to show off their product at one of the nation’s most popular sporting events. For the second time since 2014, Promats Athletics custom stadium wall padding will provide on-field protection to players at the Super Bowl. This year’s game at NRG Stadium in Houston, TX is scheduled for February 5th.
Over the 17 years that BaseballParks.com has presented its Ballpark of the Year Award, the winners have always been new stadiums meant to be utilized for decades.Not this year. The 2016 BaseballParks.com Ballpark of the Year is Fort Bragg Field, the facility built by Major League Baseball to host one game. But, oh, what a special game it was!
Promats Athletics of Salisbury, NC has been selected as the official supplier of athletic equipment at the upcoming Fort Bragg Game in Fayetteville, NC. The event, which is the first Major League Baseball game hosted on an active military base, is scheduled for Sunday, July 3 and will feature the Atlanta Braves vs. the Miami Marlins.
In April 2016, a competitor posted a video of in-house testing of Ultra Cross Braided Dyneema® netting, claiming that traditional #18 knotted netting was far superior. The test was conducted using a 30”x30” section strung tightly on a fixed metal framework. In this non-realistic configuration, the Ultra Cross failed, but we knew better.