January 2009 Marketplace

Athletics, recreation, and nutrition

ARAMARK provides a comprehensive range of food, facility, uniforms, and other support services to more than 650 K-12 school districts. (800) 926-9700. www.aramarkschools.com.

Cardiac Science provides a full spectrum of cardiology products and services that help protect hearts including patented defibrillators, such as Automated External Defibrillators that provide assistance to victims of sudden cardiac arrest for both medical and public markets. (800) 426-0337. www.cardiacscience.com.

FieldTurf Tarkett is an in-filled artificial grass system. Recognized for its patented products and installation technologies, FieldTurf is installed in more than 1500 high-profile stadiums, universities, schools, and parks worldwide. (800) 724-2969. www.fieldturftarkett.com.

ImPACT Test is a computer-based testing program specifically designed for the management of sports-related concussion. (954) 693-8887.  www.impacttest.com.

Kids into Action was created to improve the effectiveness of teachers who are not physical education specialists but who lead physical activity exercises. The company has developed a set of musical, instructional CDs to help with the implementation of daily physical activity initiatives. www.kidsintoaction.com.

Landscape Structures is a premier manufacturer of commercial playground equipment. We build amazing playground, skate park and park equipment, and offer other playground must-haves, including playground safety surfacing that keeps your playground surface safe. (888) 438-6574. www.playlsi.com.

Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP) is funded by the nation’s milk processors, who are committed to increasing fluid milk consumption. MilkPEP’s a teen consumer site, www.bodybymilk.com, has all the latest news about milk mustache celebrity ads, contests and events, and games. (202) 737-0153. www.milkpep.org.

Musco Lighting specializes in the design and manufacture of systems for temporary and permanent lighting for recreation and athletics fields. (800) 825-6030.  www.musco.com.

The National Dairy Council, the nutrition marketing arm of Dairy Management Inc., has been the leader in dairy nutrition research, education, and communication since 1915. It provides nutrition information to the media, physicians, dietitians, nurses, educators, and consumers. www.nationaldairycouncil.org.

Playworld Systems builds customized recreation equipment with the goal of creating and enhancing physical strength, balance and aerobic activity, and social skills through its five brands: PlayDesigns, Playworld, Climbing Boulders, Woodward Ramps & Rails, and LifeTrail. (800) 233-8404. www.playworldsystems.com.

Robbins Sports Surfaces offers both maple and synthetic sports floor systems designed to provide resilience and traction for a wide range of budgets. (800) 543-1913. www.robbinsfloor.com.

Seating Concepts provides solutions for school auditorium seating featuring contemporary, traditional, and historic seat designs. (619) 491-3159. www.seatingconcepts.com.

Sodexo School Services provides student nutrition and facilities management for more than 470 school districts. The company focuses on student nutrition, environmentally safe products, and staff training. (800) 354-7000. www.sodexousa.com.

Sprinturf manufactures, sells, installs, and services an all-rubber in-fill, artificial turf system that is designed to look and feel like natural grass, but is more durable. (877) 686-8873. www.sprinturf.com.

Sturdisteel manufactures spectator seating for indoor and outdoor sporting events. (800) 433-3116. www.sturdisteel.com.