SnapLock Celebrates Massive Warehouse Expansion

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SnapLock Industries of Salt Lake City, Utah has experienced tremendous growth in the last decade while positioning itself as the industry leader in modular flooring.  As the parent company for leading global brands that include RaceDeck® garage flooring, SnapSports® athletic surfaces, DuraGrid® matting , FastDeck® portable floors and SnapLock® dance floors, SnapLock continues to thrive as a highly diversified and innovative line of products for consumers.

“With the incredible growth and success our company has seen, the expansion of our manufacturing facility was a necessity. As a result, SnapLock has set the standard in the modular flooring industry through constant innovation and superior technology” says CEO Jorgen Moller.

“We have a long history of investing in technologies and innovation that perpetually keep us a few steps ahead of the competition. With the expansion of our manufacturing and proprietary manufacturing processes–green manufacturing and over 24 patent technologies–SnapLock has set the precedent as the industry standard and an internationally recognized brand.”

With so many companies in the flooring industry outsourcing all or part of their manufacturing to foreign companies, the family-run SnapLock offers an industry leading product line that is truly ‘Made in the USA’.   For over four decades, the SnapLock family and team have been engineering and manufacturing modular flooring brands for use around the world.

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Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, SnapLock manufactures its products 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year in their 150,000 square foot ISO 9001:2008 quality-certified facility and the entire product line is proudly made in the U.S.A.  With unparalleled, hands-on experience in innovation, engineering, manufacturing and logistical expertise for modular flooring systems, SnapLock Industries is the undisputed industry champ.

SnapSports® Athletic Surfacing Chosen for Inaugural Japanese NBL All-Star Games in Tokyo

SnapSports® Athletic Surfacing was the flooring of choice for the Japanese National Basketball League (NBL) as they hosted their Inaugural All-Star Games December 29th in Tokyo, Japan. Six events took place on SnapSports® multi-patented Indoor ShockTower® basketball surfacing, beginning with the Japanese Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Exhibition and finishing with the premier of the NBL All-Star Game. High energy Slam dunk, 3-point, and 3 on 3 contests were also held to the delight of the 4,000+ fans in attendance.

The National Basketball League, in its first year in Japan, is composed of 12 teams divided into Eastern and Western conferences. A National Basketball Development league is also in place, with 9 teams competing. Together the two hope to increase the popularity of basketball in Japan, becoming the third major sport, alongside baseball and football.

“With the high standards required by the NBL, we were thrilled to see SnapSports athletic surfaces chosen for the NBL All-Stars Games this year in Tokyo. We pride ourselves in manufacturing and supplying the top rated safe play and performance courts to the world over,” said Jorgen Moller – CEO SnapSports

SnapSports is the world’s leading manufacturer and provider of backyard courts and indoor multi-sport surfaces. SnapSports multi-patented products are engineered with safety and performance in mind, to deliver superior traction, consistent ball response, and unmatched shock absorption. SnapSports patented ShockTower® Shock Absorption Technology eases the impact on players’ joints, allowing them to play longer today and for years to come. SnapSports floors are engineered to withstand competition at the highest levels, making them the top choice of coaches, athletes and facility directors worldwide.

Based in Salt Lake City, the team at SnapSports® have been engineering, manufacturing, and providing the world’s leading outdoor multi-courts, basketball courts and indoor sport surfaces for nearly four decades. As the pioneers of the modular sports surfacing industry, the SnapSports team continues to develop the most advanced, multi-patented, modular sport surfacing and game courts for top athletes and families all over the world. With unparalleled experience and a high performance product line, SnapSports is the industry’s undisputed champion. SnapSports manufactures in their 150,000+ square foot, ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certified facility, operating 24×7 and supported by an authorized global network of dealers.

‘3’ Generations of SnapSports® Modular Sports Flooring All Together at the National Athletic Business Expo in San Diego, CA – An Industry First

At this year’s National Athletic Business Conference & Expo, three generations of modular sports flooring were all together at the SnapSports® display, including Dan Kotler, the inventor of the backyard game court industry.

SnapSports the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of premium sports flooring and outdoor athletic courts, joined forces this weekend with three generations of the SnapSports family, an industry first.Dan Kotler, the inventor of the modular backyard game court industry was at the SnapSports booth with his wife Carol along with their grandson Adam (sports sales) and his daughter Kerry and husband Jorgen (Owner / Operators – SnapSports ).

“At the show today, I was happy to see amongst today’s corporately owned competitors, that a family owned & operated company can not only compete but clearly lead the industry, makes me proud of my family at SnapSports®.” Dan Kotler – Pioneer Of The Backyard Game Court Industry

Over 40 years ago, Dan Kotler had the idea to create a space in family backyards where everyone could safely enjoy all of their favorite sports. That simple, but brilliant idea has grown into the outdoor game court industry you see today. Dan who sold his company and retired in the mid 90’s, often comes by SnapSports® to see his family and long time friends to share his ideas unmatched knowledge and a few laughs who have been there since the beginning.

“Today was fun having my son, my husband and my dad in the booth talking with customers about SnapSports and how it all began over 40 years ago.” – Kerry Moller , COO – SnapSports

SnapSports is the only major ‘family owned & operated’ modular sports flooring manufacturer world-wide. With over four decades of manufacturing experience going into every court they build, ensures customers are getting the most advanced sports flooring product on the planet.Based in Salt Lake City, Utah – The team at SnapSports® have been engineering, manufacturing, and providing the world’s leading outdoor multi-courts, basketball courts and indoor sport surfaces for over four decades! As the pioneers of the modular sports surfacing industry you play on today, the SnapSports team continues to develop the most advanced, multi-patented, modular sport surfacing and outdoor game courts for top athletes and families all over the world. With unparalleled experience and a high performance product line, SnapSports is the industry’s undisputed champion. SnapSports manufactures in their 150,000+ square foot ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certified operations 24×7 and is supported by over 100 employees and an authorized global dealer network.

SnapSports® is the official sport surface provider for United States Futsal (USFF), AAU ‘Jam on It’ Basketball, Volleyball Festival, Special Olympics, AAU ‘All Under One Roof’ Basketball, Veteran Wheelchair Games, Colorado Crossroads, National Collegiate Roller Hockey Championships, AAU ‘Big Mountain Jam’, World Police & Fire Games and USA Team Handball. In addition, SnapSports is an approved partner of the IHF and a FIBA Technical Partner, the world’s governing body for the sport of basketball.

SnapLock® Industries, the Manufacturer of RaceDeck® Garage Flooring, Introduces Their Multi-patented ShockTower® Technology to the RaceDeck Garage Flooring Product Line

SnapLock® Industries, the manufacturer of RaceDeck® garage flooring introduces their multi-patented ShockTower® Technology to the RaceDeck Garage Flooring product line.

The ShockTower® patented system incorporates eight independent shock absorbers, or ShockTowers, per square foot to attenuate sound and reduce stress on joints and muscles. This modular floor system is manufactured with TWO distinctly different materials molded into ONE floor.

ShockTower technology was first introduced nearly six years ago for the modular sports flooring line SnapSports®. Since that time, ShockTower revolutionized the modular sports flooring world and SnapSports has emerged as the industry champion.

“Our engineers spent a lot of time developing ShockTower for the harsh garage environment and they hit it out of the park on this one,” said Jorgen Moller, CEO SnapLock® Industries.

The new system is fully compatible with all current RaceDeck® garage flooring styles. The customer also has the choice of doing their entire garage with ShockTower. Suggested applications include workstations, walkways, commercial and residential garages, or any environment where the user would benefit from a consistent, quiet and low-impact surface

SnapSports® Official Sports Flooring of the 2013 USA Team Handball Club National Championships

SnapSports® Athletic Surfaces is the official flooring of the 2013 USA Team Handball Club National Championships, to be held May 17-19 at the Reno-Spark Convention Center in Reno, Nevada. SnapSports multi-patented sports surfacing is the preferred tournament surfacing of USA Team Handball and the top performing sports flooring in the industry.
The USATH 2013 Club National Championship is the largest annual Handball competition in the country. Teams from across the nation will diverge on Reno to participate in this championship tournament during the course of which, the best among them will be decided. The athletes will play at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center on over 30K square feet of SnapSports multi-patented Revolution ShockTower® surfacing.
“Our Partnership with SnapSports has allowed USATH to grow both in popularity and organizationally. We have had the opportunity to work with other modular floor companies, but we chose SnapSports… their products have outperformed our expectations and we prefer their surfacing over others in the industry.” – Jeffrey Utz, President, USATH. USA Team Handball, the National Governing Body for the Olympic discipline of Team Handball, is determined to energize a growing base of players in the sport and create an all new model for international success.
SnapSports multi-patented Athletic Surfacing, the official surface provider for USA Team Handball, is the top rated sports flooring in the industry. Engineered specifically with safety and performance in mind, SnapSports products offer unmatched durability and traction while featuring superior shock absorption using the patented ShockTower® technology.
“SnapSports enjoys the continued opportunity to be the Official Surfacing Partner of USA Team Handball. Our multi-patented products provide the traction and control that are crucial elements in the sport of Handball. SnapSports surfacing ensures player safety and keeps athletes performing at their peak.” – Jorgen Moller, CEO, SnapSports, Inc.

SnapSports® Is The Official Sports Flooring for AAU ‘Jam On It’ Las Vegas Desert Jam 2013

SnapSports® Athletic Surfacing is the official sports flooring of AAU Jam On It’s Las Vegas Desert Jam Tournament, set to take place at the Tarkanian Basketball Academy, May 11-12, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
This AAU Jam On It tournament will showcase boys and girl’s teams, grades 4th – 12th, playing in this Southern Nevada Qualifying Basketball Tournament Series for the West Coast National Championships held in Las Vegas, July 18-21, 2013. The event will include a mix of teams, both local and out of town, and all teams participating in this series will receive a three game guarantee, with trophies and medals being awarded for 1st and 2nd place.
SnapSports® Athletic Surfacing, is the top rated modular sport flooring in the industry. The multi-patented BounceBack® surface offers superior traction and durability, while the multi-patented ShockTower® technology uses an understructure composed of sixteen individual shock absorbers to offer superior shock absorption, easing the impact on players joints, allowing them to play longer today and for years to come.
“Our athletes love playing on SnapSports athletic surfacing. Teams can play upwards of a dozen times during an event and with the incredible structural support and “cush” of ShockTower, the players are never fatigued from floor impacts.” – Matt Williams, CEO, AAU Jam On It.

University of Puerto Rico Upgrades Gymnasium with SnapSports® Athletic Surfacing

The University of Puerto Rico’s Rio Piedras Campus has retro-fitted their gymnasium with 18,000 square feet of the multi-patented SnapSports BounceBack® flooring with ShockTower® technology. The existing surface consisted of polyurethane over recycled rubber that was tired, worn, and considered unsafe for sports play. ‘ABC Sports’, the authorized dealer for SnapSports® Athletic Surfaces in Puerto Rico, removed the old gym floor and prepared the concrete to receive the new high-tech SnapSports surfacing. The arena is heavily used by students and top athletes for volleyball, basketball and team handball. It is the largest SnapSports project in Puerto Rico to date.

“This campus is the University of Puerto Rico’s biggest of 12 additional campuses around the Island. The games that are played on these courts draw a lot of attention from the sports reporters and media in Puerto Rico. The male National Volleyball Team that represents Puerto Rico in every competition around the world has made these courts their home base for their practices. The head coach for the National Team, Mr. David Alemán, as well as the players, is extremely pleased with the new SnapSports ShockTower® surface.” – Abid Quinones, President ABC Sports.
SnapSports ShockTower® is an exclusive patented technology delivering top rated performance and safety through 16 individual shock absorbers per square foot within the sub-structure of the entire floor. The ‘Shocks’ provide an added level of “cush” to help prevent injury during aggressive play by reducing impact on players joints and limbs.
“I’ve met several times with the university’s athletic and recreation department managers. They all had 100% faith and trust in ABC Sports and their ability to deliver the best surface for UPR’s student athletes. They couldn’t be happier with their floor.” – Robert Dougherty, International Sales Manager, SnapSports, Inc.

RaceDeck® Garage Flooring Featured on Third Season of ‘The Vanilla Ice Project’

RaceDeck® Garage Flooring, the industry leader in premier modular garage flooring, is set to be featured on Season 3 of the DIY Network’s hit television series, ‘The Vanilla Ice Project’. The show, now a staple on the network, features a Florida home undergoing a massive renovation, turning an outdated fossil, into a million dollar mansion. The episode, which will feature RaceDeck, making its third straight appearance on the series, airs Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 10PM Eastern Standard Time.
RaceDeck® is widely recognized as the world’s leading garage flooring manufacturer and supplier, for both commercial and residential installations. The simple, do-it-yourself installation and unmatched durability make it the perfect choice for homeowners looking to give their home garages an easy and long lasting makeover. The invention of RaceDeck Garage Flooring pioneered the modular garage flooring industry that you see today. RaceDeck is the ‘original’ modular garage flooring company.
Host of ‘The Vanilla Ice Project’, 90’s pop icon Vanilla Ice (aka Rob Van Winkle), and his crew bring over 15 years of experience in home renovation to the small screen, in the DIY Network Series. Taking this Florida home apart room by room, the team transforms this house into a prime piece of Florida real estate, which includes a complete garage overhaul, where the new and improved garage will feature premium RaceDeck® Flooring.

SnapSports® Named Official Basketball Surfacing For AAU ‘Jam On It’ Las Vegas Shoot Out

SnapSports®, the world’s leading manufacturer of modular sports flooring and outdoor game courts, will provide all official sport surfacing for the 2013 AAU ‘Jam On It’ Las Vegas Shootout Basketball Tournament taking place March 23-24. Participating athletes will compete on SnapSports multi-patentedIndoor BounceBack ShockTower® floors, designed to deliver superior performance and reduce impact to player joints using shock absorption technology.

Hosted by Jam On It – All Under One Roof Tournaments, one of the premier tournament event operators in the country, The Las Vegas Shoot out will take place at the Tarkanian Basketball Academy in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will host boys and girls, 4th grade through varsity, for two days of intense competition. The Jam On It – All Under One Roof organization, has been hosting top level AAU Sanctioned events for over 15 years and takes pride in their commitment to quality and athlete safety, making SnapSports® the clear choice as the Official Basketball Flooring for all tournaments.

“Over the years we’ve used nearly every indoor modular surface and I can say unequivocally that SnapSports products are the best in the industry!” – Matt Williams, CEO, All Under One Roof – Jam On It

SnapSports® Athletic Surfaces offer the premier modular sports flooring and outdoor multi-courts on the market today. Engineered specifically with performance and safety in mind, SnapSports ShockTower® surfaces provide superior shock absorption through patented technology ensuring longer and safer play. Unmatched traction, ball response and durability make SnapSports the top choice of athletes, coaches and facility managers world-wide.

“SnapSports continues to support the sport of basketball and encourage youth athletics through our partnership with the AAU ‘Jam On It’ organization. We welcome the opportunity to provide a superior playing surface on which these young athletes can safely compete.” – Jorgen Moller, CEO, SnapSports, Inc.

SnapSports® Provides Flooring for the U.S. Futsal Northwest Regional Championships

SnapSports® Athletic Surfaces, the industry leader in modular sport surfacing and official flooring of the U.S. Futsal Federation (USFF), is the exclusive sports surfacing of the organization’s Northwest Futsal Championship. The USFF Sanctioned Championship Tournament will be held in Hayward, California, March 8-10, 2013. All tournament play will take place on SnapSports multi-patented BounceBack® ShockTower®, the premier surface for the fast paced and aggressive play of Futsal.
Now in its fourth year of partnership with SnapSports®, The U.S. Futsal Federation, governing body of the sport of Futsal in the United States, hosts yearly Regionals and a National Championship all played on SnapSports premium athletic surfacing.
“With over 5,000 participating athletes, I rest assured that not only are we competing on a surface that exhibits superior ball play, we are providing the safest sports flooring available. SnapSports® has manufactured a high performance product with an incredible level of protection from injury upon impact that U.S. Futsal® is proud to endorse.” – Alex Para, CEO, USFF
SnapSports® multi-patented BounceBack ShockTower® indoor flooring, is the industry’s leading athletic surfacing, providing superior durability and a patented absorbent sub-structure, allowing athletes to play better, faster, and longer. The ball passing and foot control technique required in the sport of Futsal, are never an issue with SnapSports surfaces, making it the clear and only choice for the United States Futsal Federation.
“We have enjoyed the opportunity, over the last four years to continue our ongoing partnership with the U.S. Futsal Federation. The growth of Futsal in the U.S. is rapidly on the rise and we are excited to contribute to the momentum using our patented sports surfacing.” – Jorgen Moller, CEO, SnapSports®, Inc.