Committed to
Delivering the
Best Experience

Our story

At Motz, performance is more than just a description. Performance is built. It’s the culmination of people and planning, processes and problem solving, innovations and responsiveness, and a passionate, dedicated team that brings all the elements of quality, consistency, product, and service together perfectly . As employee owners, we are all invested in the success of our customers, partners, and industry as a whole.

 

Our story began back in 1977. And since then, we’ve been building performance into everything we sell, from the synthetic athletic fields we install and maintain to the highest quality infills used in home and landscaping projects across the globe. Our business is built on the promise of delivering the best experience, and this inspires us to continuously drive the industry forward and make an impact on the customers and communities we proudly serve.

What drives us

Purpose

Motz moves people to better lives

Mission

Innovatively creating sports fields and leisure spaces for communities around the world

Core Values

Championship quality, integrity, think as an owner, innovation, self-enrichment

Working With Us

With decades of service dedicated to the industry, our goal is to ensure long-lasting relationships with our customers. There is no better or more responsive team to have on your side who can help you navigate the ins, outs, and process throughout your project. We continually strive to deliver a remarkable experience to help you make the best decisions for your unique needs, and bring all of the elements together for the best possible outcome every time. Hear from our customers and partners about their experience working with us.

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Our Community Impact

Our culture is centered around moving people to better lives—throughout our team, our community, and our families. We pride ourselves on being an organization where people matter and strive to continuously give back to the communities we proudly serve.

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Awards & Certifications

We are proud to partner with many of the industry’s most innovative organizations, and there are a number of incredible projects we’ve been a part of that have been recognized by these esteemed groups.

Our Journey

In 1977, Joe Motz was armed with a passion for horticulture and an unstoppable entrepreneurial spirit. He started a company that has now grown to be one of the most recognized and highly-respected providers of innovative turf solutions in the country. With over 40 years of service dedicated to the industry, our goal continues to be ensuring a long-lasting relationship with our customers and partners.

1977

Owner Joe Motz begins building the legacy

Motz Environmental Maintenance established as a landscape maintenance and grounds care business.

1979

Establishment of Motz Lawn Care

Motz increases its scope to include professional lawn care services, adding the Motz Lawn Care division.

1982

Establishment of Motz Inc.

With the company’s offerings growing and the number of team members expanding, the decision is made to formally incorporate, forming Motz Environmental Maintenance, Inc.

1989

High-performance sports fields become focus

Motz further leverages its expertise in sports fields with the addition of the Motz Sports Turf division.

1996

Motz athletic surface used for the Olympic Games XXVI

A Motz field is selected for Olympic Games held in Atlanta, Georgia.

1999

Selected turf specialist for Superbowl XXXIII

Motz field selected for host site of the Superbowl XXXIII held in Miami, Florida.

2000

Motz athletic surface used for the Olympic Games XXVII

A Motz field is selected for the Olympic Games held in Sydney, Australia.

2001

Selected turf specialist for Superbowl XXXV

Motz field selected for host site of the Superbowl XXXV held in Tampa, Florida.

2002

Motz installs 1st of 400+ synthetic turf fields

With two decades in the turf industry, Motz expands expertise into the synthetic turf market.

2009

Motz adds Envirofill to the lineup

With the continued focus on providing innovative turf solutions to the industry, Motz introduces Envirofill to the market as a high-performance infill option for synthetic turf applications.

2010

Maintenance division established

Identifying a need for continued and annual maintenance on the synthetic turf fields going in the ground, Motz establishes a maintenance division, known as SMP, to serve as a solution for customers.

2016

Safeshell launches

Looking to produce another environmentally-friendly and organic infill choice for artificial turf landscape and sports applications, Motz launches Safeshell to the turf market.

2017

Motz installs 1st AirPAT system for Atlanta Braves

Motz installs the first high-performance natural grass rootzone management system, AirPAT, at the Atlanta Braves’ new stadium.

2018

Motz becomes an employee-owned company

Motz proudly becomes 100% employee-owned through an ESOP formation.

2018

Motz named to Forbes’ Small Giants list

Motz was named to Forbes’ 2018 Small Giants list for valuing greatness over growth.

2021

Sport Aide joins the Motz family

Seeing track cleaning and maintenance as a continued need for facility owners, Motz teams up with Sport Aide to expand their maintenance offerings.

2021

Motz becomes a Certified Evergreen Company

Evergreen companies strive to positively impact their employees, customers, suppliers, communities, and most importantly, families. These organizations live by the Evergreen 7Ps: Purpose, Perseverance, People First, Private, Profit, Paced Growth and Pragmatic Innovation.

Industry Credibility

Over the years, Motz has focused on building a strong reputation in the industry. Our long-term commitment continues to be serving the industry through constant innovation, continued growth, and proven expertise. Motz has certifications or credentials from, or is a proud affiliate of the following industry organizations:

Join Our Team

People are the reason Motz has thrived for over 40 years—those who build, live, and breathe our strong culture every day. Learn more about our career opportunities and joining the Motz team.

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