A New York sports field equipment maker is moving product sales operations from Salisbury to Mocksville as part of an expansion initiative slated to begin in October, the County Economic Development Commission said on Friday. Davie.
Sportsfield Specialties, based in Delhi, NY, will produce netting systems, padding and mats at the 77,000 square foot facility at 155 Boyce Drive
The company said the impetus for the move is increased demand for large-scale barrier net systems and large graphic wall displays.
Matt Schwirtz, director of operations for the company in North Carolina, said the move adds 11,000 square feet of production space, as well as increases its office space by 7,000 square feet. The company is planning a $ 2.3 million expansion project that will add 30,000 square feet to the plant.
The expansion is expected to create up to 20 jobs over the next two years in production, operations, engineering and administration. Most of its Salisbury workforce is expected to move to the Mocksville facility.
Its product can be found in 23 MLB stadiums and countless training facilities, as well as Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte and minor league stadiums which include the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, High Point Rockers, Charlotte Knights. and Durham Bulls.
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