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Robbins Maple Products Passes CA Specification 01350

Robbins is happy to report that all four strip maple products that were tested have passed and are in compliance with the CA Specification 01350 standard. The four products are: Unfinished Continuous Strip® XL (25/32” x 2 ¼”) Factory Sealed Continuous Strip® XL (25/32” x 2 ¼”) Factory Finished Continuous Strip® XL (25/32” x 2 […]

Robbins and Anderson Ladd shoot for the stars at new SDSU practice facility

When the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits needed new gym floors installed in their new state-of-the-art D1 practice facility, they turned to Robbins dealer Anderson Ladd. After all, Anderson Ladd has installed flooring for every D1 facility in the state. ”South Dakota, South Dakota State, pretty much up to the Midwest, too, to Creighton, Omaha, […]

Robbins Performing Arts Introduces Forever™ Marley- the first seamless dance surface alternative to traditional Marley vinyl

Robbins Performing Arts is introducing a revolution in Marley surfacing, called Forever™ Marley, to give dancers and performers an exceptional, seamless and repairable dance surface that can be refurbished over time at a fraction of the replacement costs. Dancers the world over ask for Marley floors under their feet to give them support and responsiveness […]

Dude Perfect looks to the perfect dudes (and dudettes!) at Robbins for new floor

Most of the time, Dude Perfect’s insanely impressive trick shots are met with a deluge of high-fives and creatively choreographed celebrations. That wasn’t the case, however, when a stunt last fall resulted only in a deluge of water, destroying the dudes’ basketball court – a necessity for the group’s Texas-based sports entertainment business. With over […]

CA State University utilizes Sourcewell to Replace Unsafe, Dated Gym Floor

When it was time to replace the athletic court at the Icardo Center, officials at California State University, Bakersfield knew who they could trust and where to turn – Robbins Flooring and Pacific Floor Company. After all, Pacific, an authorized Robbins dealer, had performed maintenance work at CSUB for some time. “They’ve really been our […]

Robbins waltzes their way to the top of the dance scene

Robbins sashayed into the dance business in 2015 when they premiered a new sprung flooring product line engineered specifically for the performing arts market. Although Robbins was already a proven industry leader in sports flooring, with millions of square feet of flooring canvassing 65 nations on six continents, they were not by any means, newcomers […]

Robbins Names Foster Specialty Floors and Michigan State University as SSOTY Winner!

Congratulations to Foster Specialty Floors on winning the annual Robbins Sports Surface of the Year contest for the Breslin Center installation at Michigan State University. Foster Specialty Floors, an exclusive Robbins dealer, was chosen by an impartial panel of judges who reviewed countless top-notch projects within the Robbins dealer network, which spans six continents and […]

Robbins NEW 25-year promise makes Pulastic the perfect pick

Why should a Pulastic® floor system be the top choice for your next project? Because Pulastic’s premier seamless synthetic multipurpose and specialty sports floor systems not only offer the ultimate in form and function, but are now backed by a new, unprecedented 25-year warranty. Pulastic, imported from the Netherlands by Robbins, Inc., is proven to […]

Busted Pipes in HS Gym Doesn’t Mean Busted Season for Team

After a pipe burst last September at Mandaree High School in North Dakota flooding the gymnasium, it looked like the Warriors’ entire basketball season would literally be under water. Luckily school officials wasted no time in turning to the professionals at Anderson Ladd, an authorized Robbins dealer, whose quick action rallied the Warriors from a […]

Robbins premium maple system better option to unsafe, poor performing vinyl

Vinyl might be good for siding or records, but not for basketball courts. At Calvary Christian Academy in Fort Lauderdale, they discovered that the hard way. The school, one of South Florida’s largest Christian schools, was forced to throw good money after bad constantly repairing a hazardous vinyl gymnasium floor until parents and administrators decided […]

Robbins Classic floor installed for legendary Lakers

As one of the winningest franchises in NBA history, the Los Angeles Lakers are nothing short of basketball icons. With 16 world championships under their belt, the Lakers are one of the most storied programs in the history of sports. And for decades Robbins Sports Surfaces has been with the Lakers every step of the […]

Robbins adds Philadelphia 76ers to roster

Robbins Sports Surfaces kicks off the New Year by adding yet another team – the Philadelphia 76ers – to the list of NBA franchises whose games are played on a Robbins floor. That means half of the 30 NBA teams currently play their games on a Robbins floor, and an astonishing 24 teams either practice […]

CA Baptist University selects Robbins MVP for new event center

When California Baptist University officials needed the most advanced flooring system for their new state-of-the-art CBU Events Center in Riverside, there was only one name to trust – Robbins Sports Surfaces. And there was only one product that could outshine all the others – the MVP®. Installed in August by Johnson Flooring, the project is […]

Robbins’ flooring system tips off Indiana Pacers’ all-star season

Fresher, bolder and more striking – that’s the Indiana Pacers’ new look at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. For the start of the franchise’s 51st basketball season, the Pacers wanted an updated image which paid homage to Indiana’s basketball roots, and they nailed it – with the help of Robbins Sports Surfaces. The state-of-the-art All-Star™ Plus portable […]


Pulastic to the Rescue at Millersville University

After just five short years, Millersville University was experiencing a floor failure in their 22,000 sq ft fitness center at the Student Memorial Center from the MultiLino ST linoleum floor that was installed five years earlier. It was not only breaking down at the seams, it was also becoming a safety and tripping hazard for athletes due to warpage and seam separation.


TCU Volleyball Gym Gets Frog-Skin Face Lift on Robbins Floor

The TCU Horned Frogs called on Robbins dealer, Ponder Company, to freshen up their 14-year-old Robbins Air Channel Star with a new court design for the women’s competition volleyball gym. The floor, which is the located in the University Recreation Center, had been well maintained over the years and was in perfect condition for a face […]

Robbins Hires Dave Fulton As President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jay Stoehr remains CEO of family-owned flooring company, adds proven leader as part of succession plan CINCINNATI, OH, NOVEMBER 3, 2016 – Robbins, Inc., an international leader in sports flooring systems, has hired Dave Fulton as President to oversee all manufacturing, sales and service functions. James (Jay) Stoehr III, the fourth generation […]


Cleveland Cavs Win First NBA Championship

Congratulations to the Cleveland Cavaliers on winning their 1st NBA championship! In what is likely to be known as the come back of the century, the Cavaliers lost three games in a row against the Warriors, and proceeded to win the next 4 games leading to their 1st NBA Championship title ever. LeBron James was named NBA Finals […]


Pete Mathews Coliseum, Jacksonville State University: SSOTY Finalist

The Pete Mathews Coliseum at Jacksonville State University installed by Covington Flooring Company, is a featured finalist of the 2015 Sports Surface of the Year contest. The coliseum recently underwent a $2M renovation which included a new gymnasium floor. Robbins dealer, Covington Flooring Company, has had a good relationship with Jacksonville State since they installed a Sportwood gym […]


Robbins MVP: 10 Years Later. We’ve come a long way baby!

What is the definition of a “good” sports floor? Is it the fancy logos or graphics that grab everyone’s eye? Or maybe the sound it makes when shoes squeak or balls bounce? For the avid sports fanatic, or even the not-so-sports-fanatic, these are all very important features that help identify not only the team, but […]


Prairie View A&M Student Recreation Center: SSOTY Finalist

Robbins is happy to announce another Featured Facility and Sports Surface of the Year Finalist goes to the Prairie View A&M Student Recreation Center, installed by NAH Sports Flooring. The new 92,000 sq ft facility was completed in early 2015 and features over 22,000 sq. ft. of Robbins rubber flooring products. The new student recreation center includes a three-court basketball gym […]


Customer Testimonial Video- Calvin College

We sat down with Amber Warners, Head Volleyball Coach at Calvin College, to discuss her experience and satisfaction with their Robbins MVP floor that was installed almost 7 years ago. Calvin College was the 1st NCAA school to install the MVP floor, which was a new innovation developed by Robbins at that time. In 2008, […]

Bio-Channel SB

Bio-Channel SB is the latest innovative sports floor system by Robbins. The continuous interwoven subfloor design “bottoms” out on itself during heavy rolling or static loads.


Featured Facility & SSOTY Finalist: Hofstra University

Robbins is happy to announce the Featured Facility of the Month for September and Sports Surface of the Year Finalist goes to the Hofstra Basketball Practice Facility & Mack Center Arena at Hofstra University, installed by Milburn Flooring. The brand new practice facility was completed in August 2014, and is equipped with 14,000 sq. ft. […]


Featured Facility & SSOTY Finalist: Gonzaga University

Robbins is proud to announce the Featured Facility of the Month for August and Sports Surface of the Year Finalist goes to the McCarthey Athletic Center at Gonzaga University installed by Greater Seattle Floors. The facility features 14,000 sq. ft. of Robbins Bio Channel Star with 1st grade MFMA maple flooring. After experiencing system failure […]


Featured Facility & SSOTY Finalist: Alaska Airlines Center

Robbins is proud to announce the Featured Facility of the Month for June and Sports Surface of the Year Finalist goes to the Alaska Airlines Center installed by Alaskan Industries. This state of the art facility brings sports, concerts, events, and gymnastics to a community that never existed until now, and fills a gap in […]

NJPA Contract Purchasing

NJPA Contract Purchasing   Save time, resources, and money with NJPA contract purchasing. NJPA facilitates a competitive bidding process on behalf of members’ needs and expectations, mirroring their contracting process. As an NJPA awarded vendor (contract#:  082114-RBI), Robbins offers NJPA members a variety of sports flooring systems through our competitively bid contract that LEGALLY SATISFIES […]