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Raising Standards in Zurich

Over 70 delegates from our member companies came together in Zurich recently to discuss the concept of raising standards within the synthetic turf industry and also improvements in the general maintenance of the product. Ably hosted once again by Robin Russell, the event took place in glorious spring sunshine and involved the presentation of the […]

IRB launches One Turf programme

The One Turf programme will, for the first time, regulate and standardise the development, performance and maintenance of artificial turf worldwide through the appointment of Preferred Producers and Accredited Test Institutes to ensure that the highest possible player welfare and performance standards are achieved. The programme now opens the way for Unions and clubs to […]

Synthetic Turf coming soon to professional football in Belgium

First-division STVV is coming up with a first in Belgian football: the club is having a synthetic grass surface laid in its main stadium. An agreement was signed in the Stayen stadium on 26 April 2011 and from next season top division Sint-Truiden will be playing their home matches on artificial grass. Roland Duchatelet, the […]