From the data gained from the research, Spieth Anderson pioneered technological advancements in mat and floor production, incorporating superb shock absorption, orthopedic and rebound qualities to respond to the need to minimize injury and absorb impact while responsive to the challenges of creative performance
Spieth Anderson expands sales office in Fort Worth, TX.
Murray became focused on elevating equipment performance standards; building equipment that would safely allow gymnasts to push the limits of athletic performance
Starting from gluing carpet to foam, S/A eventually became the first company in North America to use a revolutionary flame lamination process for mat construction in place of glue.
Spieth Anderson began manufacturing the Spieth line in North America
Throughout the 80's, Spieth Anderson experienced significant growth, prompting additional factory expansion. The original R&D program expanded with the purchase of a Hybrid 111 biomechanically based car crash dummy for precise, scientific simulation of injury during gymnastics. Used in test situations, it responds much like a human body.*
The late Murray & Dolly Anderson partnered with Spieth Gymnastics (Germany) to bring the Original Reuther designed apparatus to the North American market.
Jeff Anderson, son of Murray and Dolly, joined Spieth Anderson in 1974 and took over as president in the early 1980’s. In 1996 Jeff launched Dollamur Sport Surfaces in Fort Worth, Texas, followed by EZ Flex Sport Mats in 2010 to continue focusing on the development of lightweight mats.
Spieth Anderson begins manufacturing in Canada
[1982 - 1990]
WHERE INNOVATION MEETS GYMNASTICS
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