Research and Development

Pioneering Innovation in Artificial Grass Design

At Shawgrass, we strive for excellence to deliver premium turf products that go the extra mile. Our advanced Research and Development Center leads the industry in innovation, ensuring that our synthetic playing surfaces are not just high-performing, but also safe and durable. Our team of innovation-driven specialists is always striving for improvement to provide you with the finest playing surfaces.

Experience the Unmatched Quality of Shawgrass Turf

When you choose Shawgrass, you're buying a brand that honors its promise. As the world's leading developer of tufted products, we have renowned expertise in designing exceptional turf. With Shawgrass, you can expect superior quality and aesthetic advantages that will enhance your surroundings for the long term.


Unrivaled R&D Facilities for Unprecedented Results

Our extensive 75,000 sq-ft laboratory is the most expansive in the industry, housing a advanced experimental manufacturing plant. This “pilot" facility has smaller-size versions of the machines we have in our regular manufacturing facilities, enabling our R&D team to perform exclusive trials unmatched by others in the industry. From rufting and texturizing to yarn development and coating, our pilot plant allows us to improve our processes to perfection.


Leading the Way in Turf Performance Research

With access to a comprehensive turf performance lab equipped with cutting-edge testing equipment, our R&D team can carefully evaluate and ensure our products' durability and performance attributes. Shawgrass products have earned their reputation as the best in the industry through our unwavering commitment to innovation. When you choose Last Lawn, you can rest assured that your Pittsburgh artificial turf installation is authentically the best.


450+ONE Certification: Uncompromising Quality Assurance

We strive for delivering a world-class surface that will stand the test of time. This is why we subject all our turf to a minimum of 450 quality and efficiency tests. Our exclusive 450+ONE certification means that you receive the outstanding quality and performance you expect, extending the lifetime of your installation while maintaining its aesthetics.

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Discover Our Innovative Solutions

HydroChill® Say goodbye to sweltering synthetic turf surfaces. Shawgrass has developed HydroChill® that helps maintain temperature, keeping your artificial lawn enjoyable even on the hottest days.

Geofill: Elevate your yard's curb appeal while reducing maintenance with Geofill. This soil-like infill, made from organic materials with built-in cooling properties, offers a practical and aesthetically pleasing solution.

K9 Sand: Shawgrass K9 Sand is a high-quality infill material offering multiple benefits for Pittsburgh pet owners and their pets. It provides exceptional drainage capabilities, ensuring a clean and hygienic environment for your fur babies.

Creaturf: Graphics with 5 times better clarity than other textile color processing machines, unmatched available for artificial turf. Our 76 dpi print technology ensures crisp lines, photorealistic detail, vivid color, and fluid gradients.


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Ready to revitalize your space with top-notch artificial turf? Reach out to Last Lawn now to obtain a free quote. Experience the unrivaled performance, durability, and beauty of Shawgrass synthetic turf.

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