The Pittsburgh Pirates Class A affiliate in Greensboro, SC, needed some help replacing the protective netting canopy. They needed a new solution for the netting over their children’s play area off the right field fence line at First National Bank Field, home of the Greensboro Grasshoppers. The existing netting had reached the end of its life and needed to be replaced due to safety concerns. But this was not necessarily going to be a simple job to keep kids safe. Our expertise would become a huge factor in getting this right.
Our projects team got involved when Darryl Kennedy of Seegars Fence called to ask about providing netting panels. Darryl also asked us to advise his team on how best to fit the panels into a challenging space. Like many renovation projects, when the play area was added, it was shoehorned into very limited space and had multiple challenging angles and a myriad of obstacles around which the net panels had to fit. [continued…]