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Court Surfacing

BALTIMORE — Premier Concepts Inc. offers PREMIER COURT, which the company says solves cracking problems in hard tennis, basketball and multi-sport playing courts. The patented “Free Floating” surfacing system prevents existing cracks, once they are repaired, from reappearing through the PREMIER COURT. The company reports a 100-percent success rate after 2,300 installations world-wide. Other benefits include a patented cushioning system that provides relief from typical stress on the player’s body, it eliminates annual costs associated with crack repair maintenance, and can be installed as a permanent or portable surface, indoors or outdoor. PREMIER COURT comes with a new 15-year warranty program, and is the featured surface for ATP Tour Events such as the Siebel Open, WTA events such as the WTA Championships and Davis & Federation Cup events, among others. For more information, call (800) 458-4675 or go to

Aquatics Consulting & Engineering

DELANO, Minn. — USAquatics Inc. is an aquatic consulting/engineer firm that is not affiliated with any proprietary products or construction firms. The company says that this independence allows it to design and specify based on the best quality products, programming and design for any project. USAquatics can assess the functionality and condition of a project and work with the owner and public in the planning and design of a family-oriented aquatics facility that is easy to maintain and operate, the company adds. USAquatics’ projects for municipal, institutional and commercial use include recreational pools, competition pools, therapy pools, water slides, zero-depth features, water play features, wave pools, spas, saunas and natatoriums. For more information, call (763) 972-5897 or go to

Lifeguard Chair

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — WMS Aquatics offers Tailwind’s LF510 Guard Chair. The chair is designed with angled front legs for added stability and cross braces on the back that are functional and also capture the look of beach lifeguard chairs from yesteryear, the company says. A cup holder, umbrella holder and non-slip surface on platforms are standard on all lifeguard chairs. There are seven models and four colors to choose from, and all are made from recycled plastic (milk containers) and S.S. fasteners. They can be left outdoors year round, and the company says they never need painting or staining and will not rot or splinter. For more information, call (800) 426-9460 or go to

Sports Towels

BARABOO, Wis. — McArthur Towel and Sports introduces the Signature Series Olive Green (UGLY) Towels. The company says the towels are made of super absorbent and durable 100-percent ring-spun cotton, offering theft prevention and stain defense. A printable cam border can be used for custom or stock name drops. Sizes range from 12×12 to 24×48, in weights from .75 lbs./dozen and case packs from 25-dozen to eight dozen. For more information, call (800) 356-9168 or go to

Textured Fiberglass Receptacles

POTTSVILLE, Pa. — United Receptacle introduces the Cornerstone Series, the newest addition to the Barclay Series fiberglass line. Seven new designs are available with new textured fiberglass finishes. The company says the series is impervious to pool chemicals and salt air and has the look and feel of concrete at a fraction of the weight. For indoor applications, the designs are available in a Dura-Tone finish. Models range in size from 15 to 40 gallon capacities, with choices between four covered top models and three open top models. The 40-gallon ash/trash model features the Weather Urn to conceal smoker’s waste. For more information, call (800) 233-0314 or go to

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