Pro Padel League Chooses Realturf as Its Official Playing Surface

13 June 2024 Finally, we can announce a great collaboration in the world of sport, more specifically in the world of artificial turf for padel courts. It is a new agreement that positions Realturf as the new official playing surface for the Pro Padel League (PPL), the only professional padel league in the United States. […]

SMG Sportplatzmaschinenbau GmbH teams up with Gimv to further accelerate global expansion

11 June 2024 Vöhringen, Bavaria – Founded in 1975, SMG Sportplatzmaschinenbau GmbH ( has established itself as a global leader in the development and manufacturing of cutting-edge machines for the sports industry and today used by elite teams such as Real Madrid, FC Bayern Munich, and the Miami Dolphins. Together with Tobias and Daniel Owegeser, […]

PGR – The Revolution of Artificial Grass for Padel Courts

6 June 2024 The two great padel expert companies, Realturf and Padel Galis, collaborate to create a new artificial grass for padel courts created by and for the players, and along with the great help of Bela, considered to be the best player of all times. Thanks to Bela, this project has experienced a leap […]

ESTC Welcomes New US Report Highlighting Safety

22 April 2024, Brussels  EMEA Synthetic Turf Council (ESTC) welcomes the findings from the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) latest multi-agency research report on the safety of synthetic turf fields using crumb rubber infill. The American study found that there was no significant difference in the presence of certain chemicals between players who played on […]

Synthetic Turf Industry Readies Itself for New Environmental Standards

PEFCR workshop day

ESTC Press Release The synthetic turf industry has set its sights on the introduction of new environmental standards to prevent companies from making unsubstantiated environmental claims about their products. At a workshop hosted in Brussels on 12 December, ESTC (EMEA Synthetic Turf Council) brought industry together to provide insights on the intended application of the […]

Schmitz Foam Products launches redesigned ProPlay® shock pad with reduced footprint

Schmitz Foam Products is the global supplier of high-quality ProPlay shock pads and has a reputation for its unrivalled solutions, innovation and quality. As of 1 January 2024, the company introduces its latest product: ProPlay-Sport23D/170. This improved variant replaces the successful ProPlay-Sport23D and can be manufactured with a more optimal mix of raw materials. The […]

Limitless play and logo design creativity on show at Cologne Public Space Expo

LazyPlay artificial grass and LazyExpo custom flooring at FSB International Public Space Expo in Cologne in October 2023 This October, Evergreens UK Group will be showcasing their comprehensive range of synthetic and customised flooring at Europe’s headline international public space, sports and leisure event, FSB in Cologne from 24-27 October 2023.  In Hall 10.2 Stand […]

TotalEnergies to Build a New Plastic Recycling Unit at the Grandpuits Zero-Crude Platform

Paris, September 20, 2023 –TotalEnergies has announced the building of a new mechanical recycling unit for plastic waste at its Grandpuits site southeast of Paris. This new investment follows those announced in June 2023 — the doubling of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production and construction of a biomethane production unit — in line with the […]