THE SOUTHWEST GREENS DIFFERENCE
Our products are meticulously developed to mimic the real look, feel, and performance of the real thing in Naperville. In spite of the climate, a skillfully installed synthetic lawn is guaranteed to outshine natural lawns over the years. We’re proud of our people, our heritage, and our capability to serve you.
THE LEGEND AND THE PRO
We're referring to Shaw Industries, a branch of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., and Southwest Greens International. All of them, a leader in their own right, now together make a powerful ace. Southwest Greens of Illinois is a branch of Shaw Industries, the largest carpet manufacturer worldwide and a fully-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., a leading Fortune 500 Company. With a multi-million dollar network of over 50 franchise branches worldwide and a profitable 20-year history, Southwest Greens is the world’s leader and the most trusted turnkey construction company in developing and installing state-of-the-art artificial turf systems backed by the largest flooring production company in the world.
IT ALL BEGAN WITH GOLF
Southwest Greens was created in 2003 to address the desire for quality-designed and well-executed Synthetic Turf Installation. Championship caliber golf greens, tee boxes, and practice areas advanced the company and continued to gain pro endorsements from Vijay Singh, Jack Nicklaus, Annika Sörenstam, Rickie Fowler, and Hale Irwin. With over 50 franchise locations worldwide and 40,000 projects and counting, Southwest Greens continues to develop the best quality greens, installation expertise, and innovations. Our powerful reputation brought home golf amenities to the backyard with lawn and pet turf solutions. Intelligent businesses have purchased our turf and realize how it has an impact on their bottom line while staying ecologically sound.
EXPERTS IN MANUFACTURING
The Shaw Turf division holds the industry’s largest and most innovative sports science lab for product development and testing. The 13,000 square-foot Sports Science Laboratory includes cutting-edge testing equipment and a full-time staff putting together and testing engineered synthetic turf solutions for lots of applications and markets.
Artificial grass products are designed and tested around athlete/surface and ball/surface interactions to make sure the correct combination of durability, safety, and performance are met. Southwest Greens also features over 18,000 square feet of on-site, outdoor field example plots, so our artificial grass is not only subjected to simulated testing, but real-world exposure. Each blade maintains a realistic shine without fading in the sun, ensuring that our synthetic turf products will never fade and are always impeccable, unlike real grass. Our environmentally-friendly products look, feel, and spring back just like real grass. Plus, Southwest Greens of Illinois's signature collection of products are lead-free and 100 percent recyclable!
EASE OF MAINTENANCE FOR LUXURY LIVING
Save time – never throw away leftover lawn trimmings again! Simply keep the artificial grass surface clean with a sweeper or leaf blower. Maintain it on your own or rely on us to periodically check infill levels. With over thirty heights and designs to pick from, Southwest Greens of Illinois synthetic grass solutions are carefully designed to simulate the true look, feel, and performance of real grass. Southwest Greens of Illinois’s products are durable, resist matting, do not diminish in the sun, and are resilient enough to handle heavy use. Soft and natural yet incredibly durable, artificial turf is excellent for severe climates and locations with heavy use. Always green and rich, our grass is made of a unique polyethylene blend of long-bladed, grass fibers designed to last a lifetime.
The nature of our products stops itching, sneezing, and stains connected with real grass. Our synthetic grass solutions eliminate the need to expose friends, family, and pets to toxic chemicals necessary to treat the real thing. Southwest Greens of Illinois artificial turf can also be built for extra-soft, fall-safe ASTM-compliant landings.
Do you have pets? Our turf backing system is made with urethane technology and has superior flow-through for drainage without the mud. Smells and unattractive dead spots will be a thing of the past. Artificial grass also keeps fleas and ticks away, supplying you with peace of mind while saving money.
THE GREEN ALTERNATIVE
Environmentally-friendly, Southwest Greens of Illinois unique collection of products save water, eliminate the use of fertilizers and pesticides, and are made without the use of heavy metals. Plus, it is the only synthetic turf that uses 100 percent recyclable materials! Despite the preliminary cost, homeowners, business owners, and municipal managers experience long-term savings. Founded on customers’ reports, most anticipate a two to five-year payback on their synthetic grass investment. Installing synthetic grass solutions saves millions of gallons of water per year and lessens pollution byproducts due to mowing machinery use. Ask us how your project contributes towards U.S. Green Building Council LEED points for environmental efficiency.
ABOUT SHAW'S GREEN EDGE
Artificial grass fibers can be recycled and reused to produce fuel for our various manufacturing locations or into new flooring products such as carpet backing, mats, rugs, and more! You can rely on Southwest Greens of Illinois for professional knowledge, and you can be confident that we will be here to honor our professional obligation and product warranties that transcend industry norms.
COMMITTED TO CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
With a fully vertically-integrated manufacturing and supply chain for total control of product quality from design to installation, Shaw Industries provides the world’s biggest and most advanced sports science laboratory for product manufacturing and testing. Southwest Greens of Illinois is supported by unlimited tufting capacity, fiber extrusion, and in-house secondary finishing capabilities. Our artificial grass systems are 100% fully recyclable. They can be reused in various ways, including a patented procedure used to make other flooring products.