Seeing green: Rising sports participation, environmental concern and building activity drive growth

The Artificial Grass Turf Installation industry navigated through the recession relatively unscathed, aided by rapidly growing demand for its products due to advancements in quality and cost reduction efforts by sports venues, cities, homeowners and schools. Even though continued weaknesses in construction markets and pressures on school budgets have limited growth, rapid adoption of artificial grass and turf has kept the industry growing. Over the coming years, a return to building activity, increases in sports participation and spectatorship, as well as rising environmental awareness, will keep industry revenue trending upward...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 11-16
3.1%
Forecast Growth 16-21
Profit
Employment
11,608
Businesses
1,559
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Environmental benefits and cost savings of artificial turf have helped drive growth
  • Advancements in quality, safety and cost have opened new customer markets
  • Demand from residential and nonresidential construction markets will drive growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Fields and sports applicationsInstallation of artificial turf used for fields such as sporting and playing fields or playgrounds is the primary service segment for the Artificial Grass Turf Installation industry. In 2016, revenue from this segment is estimated to account for 56.1% of total industry revenue. Artificial turf, unlike synthetic grass, has a higher shock absorption and provides some cushion if individuals fall. Furthermore, artificial turf is designed to withstand sudden changes in direction, whereas synthetic turf can grab at the cleats of individuals' shoes on a playing field and cause ankle and knee injuries. Originally, artificial turf caused injuries too, such as turf burn and turf toe, which are unique injuries from playing on artificial turf. How...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Artificial Grass Turf Installation Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Artificial Grass Turf Installation Industry are

  • Appropriate climactic conditions
  • Effective quality control
  • Upstream vertical integration (ownership links)
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of private nonresidential construction and Value of residential construction in the Artificial Grass Turf Installation industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Artificial Grass Turf Installation Industry?

    This industry is composed of companies that install artificial turf and synthetic grass. The industry includes installation work performed by integrated manufacturers along with installation work done by operators that perform installation services with artificial turf and grass supplied by third parties. Manufacturing related activities are excluded from industry calculations.

    Industry Products
  • Fields and sports applications
  • Residential artificial grass installation
  • Nonresidential artificial grass installation
  • Industry Activities
  • Installing artificial turf for sports applications
  • Installing residential artificial grass
  • Installing nonresidential artificial grass
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • Value of residential construction
  • Housing starts
  • Government consumption and investment
  • Households earning more than $100,000
  • Demand from performing arts, spectator sports and related industries

  • Current Performance
  • Construction demand picks up
  • Demand grows greener
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Downstream market trends
  • Industry structure and profitability
  • Table: Artificial Grass Turf Installation Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Artificial Grass Turf Installation Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Construction
  • Educational Services
  • Sports Franchises
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling
  • Synthetic Fiber Manufacturing
  • Tool & Hardware Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Fields and sports applications
  • Nonresidential artificial grass installation
  • Residential artificial grass installation
  • Other
  • Chart: Artificial Grass Turf Installation Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Nonresidential and commercial clients
  • Residential consumers
  • Government
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Artificial Grass Turf Installation Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent and depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Artificial Grass Turf Installation

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Artificial Grass Turf Installation Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Tarkett Group,
  • Table: Tarkett Group - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Artificial Grass Turf Installation Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Artificial Grass Turf Installation Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Households earning more than $100,000 (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Infill
  • Granules used in the installation of artificial turf to keep the blades or fibers upright.
  • Polyethylene
  • A plastic material that is commonly used in the manufacture of artificial grass.
  • Polypropylene
  • A rugged thermoplastic polymer that is commonly used in the manufacture of artificial turf.
  • Vertical Integration
  • Owning different parts of the supply chain, either in the form of forward integration (owning upstream suppliers) or backward integration (owning downstream buyers.)
  • Yarn
  • A continuous strand of fibers used in tufting, weaving and bonding to form turf and other fabrics.
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