THE SOUTHWEST GREENS DIFFERENCE
Our products are meticulously developed to imitate the authentic look, feel, and performance of authentic grass in Detroit and all of Michigan. No matter the climate, a skillfully installed synthetic lawn is sure to overshadow common lawns each and every year. We’re proud of our people, our heritage, and our capacity to serve you.
THE LEGEND AND THE PRO
We're speaking of Shaw Industries, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., and Southwest Greens International. Each of them, a leader of their own accord, come together to make an unbeatable team. Southwest Greens of Michigan is a subdivision of Shaw Industries, the largest carpet producer in the world and a fully-owned branch of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., a prominent Fortune 500 Company. With a multi-million dollar network of more than 50 franchise networks around the world and a successful 20-year history, Southwest Greens is the worldwide leader and ultimate turnkey construction company in developing and installing top-of-the-line artificial grass systems backed by the largest flooring manufacturer in the world.
IT ALL BEGAN WITH GOLF
Southwest Greens began in 2003 to address the need for properly-designed and well-executed Synthetic Turf Installation. Professional grade golf greens, tee boxes, and practice areas expanded the business and kept gaining star endorsements from Vijay Singh, Jack Nicklaus, Annika Sörenstam, Rickie Fowler, and Hale Irwin. With more than 50 franchise locations internationally and 40,000 projects and counting, Southwest Greens continues to provide the best quality greens, installation expertise, and developments. Our strong reputation took home golf amenities to the backyard with lawn and pet turf solutions. Professional businesses have embraced our turf and understand how it impacts their bottom line while being ecologically sound.
EXPERTS IN MANUFACTURING
The Shaw Turf division holds the industry’s largest and most innovative sports science lab for product advancement and testing. The 13,000 square-foot Sports Science Laboratory includes cutting-edge testing equipment and a full-time staff building and testing engineered synthetic turf solutions for lots of applications and markets.
Artificial turf products are developed and tested around athlete/surface and ball/surface interactions to guarantee the correct combination of durability, performance, and safety are met. Southwest Greens also offers over 18,000 square feet of on-site, outdoor field testing plots, so our artificial turf is not only subjected to simulated testing, but real-world exposure. Each blade has a realistic luster without fading in the sun, guaranteeing our artificial grass products will never fade and are always impeccable, unlike real grass. Our environmentally-friendly products look, feel, and are just as resilient as the real thing. Plus, Southwest Greens of Michigan'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 clippings again! Simply keep the artificial grass surface clean with a sweeper or leaf blower. Do it yourself or entrust it to us to periodically inspect infill levels. With over thirty heights and fashions to select from, Southwest Greens of Michigan synthetic turf solutions are intentionally designed to simulate the actual look, feel, and performance of real grass. Southwest Greens of Michigan’s products are tough, withstand matting, do not fade in the sun, and are resilient enough to handle heavy foot traffic. Plush and natural yet remarkably durable, artificial grass is excellent for severe climates and locations with heavy traffic. Always green and lush, our grass is made of a unique polyethylene blend of long-bladed, grass fibers designed to last a lifetime.
The nature of our products protects against itching, sneezing, and stains that come with real grass. Our artificial turf solutions eradicate the need to expose loved ones and pets to harmful chemicals necessary to treat authentic grass. Southwest Greens of Michigan artificial grass can also be designed for extra-soft, fall-safe ASTM-compliant landings.
Have pets? Our turf backing system is created with urethane technology and has superior flow-through for drainage without the mud. Smells and patchy wilting will be a thing of the past. Synthetic grass also keeps fleas and ticks away, supplying you with peace of mind while saving money.
THE GREEN ALTERNATIVE
Environmentally-conscious, Southwest Greens of Michigan signature collection of products require less water, eliminate the requirement for fertilizers and pesticides, and are free of heavy metals. Additionally, it is the only synthetic turf that uses 100 percent recyclable materials! Despite the initial cost, homeowners, business owners, and municipal managers experience long-term savings. Founded on customers’ reports, most anticipate a two to five-year return on their artificial grass investment. Installing synthetic turf solutions saves millions of gallons of water per year and reduces pollution byproducts due to mowing machinery use. Ask us how your project supports U.S. Green Building Council LEED points for environmental efficiency.
ABOUT SHAW'S GREEN EDGE
Synthetic turf fibers can be recycled and reused to create fuel for our various manufacturing locations or into revolutionary flooring products such as carpet backing, mats, rugs, and more! You can trust Southwest Greens of Michigan for professional expertise, and you can be confident that we will be here to honor our professional pledge and product warranties that transcend industry norms.
COMMITTED TO CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
With a fully vertically-integrated manufacturing and supply chain for complete control of product quality from design to installation, Shaw Industries boasts the world’s largest and most advanced sports science laboratory for product design and testing. Southwest Greens of Michigan is supported by unlimited tufting ability, fiber extrusion, and in-house secondary coating capabilities. Our synthetic turf systems are 100% fully recyclable. They can be repurposed in many ways, such as a patented procedure used to make other flooring products.