Sustainable, dynamic and faster than ever: The sustainable turf revolution in hockey Polytan brought a new hockey turf system to market just in time for FSB 2017 in Cologne. The unfilled Polytan Poligras Tokyo GT is the result of continuous advances in the successful Poligras Platinum, the hockey turf used at the Rio Olympic Games […]
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Opening ceremony for second “STRASSENKICKER.COURT” in Cologne The “Langobardenplatz Gremberghoven” project run by the Lukas Podolski Foundation and RheinFlanke gGmbH (youth and refugee work through sport) started at the end of 2014 with the “LP2014” fund-raising campaign. The collective aim was not only to renovate the existing youth centre of RheinFlanke in Gremberghoven, but also […]
The first synthetic turf pitch to bear a FIFA Quality Pro seal of approval demonstrating compliance with the tougher criteria of the FIFA Handbook of Requirements 2015 comes from Polytan. Polytan is a manufacturer of synthetic turf systems across the world and has been a FIFA Preferred Producer since as long ago as 2011. The […]
Dutch second division club chooses premium quality from Polytan: New professional synthetic pitch for Achilles ’29 Professional football club Achilles ’29 (Jupiler League) of Groesbeek has been playing its home fixtures on synthetic turf in the “Sportpark De Heikant” since the start of the 2016/17 season. To make the switch from real grass to synthetic […]
The FIFA quality programme for synthetic turf was launched in 2001. It uses a standardised testing procedure to ensure that a “football turf” – the official designation after undergoing the testing regime – conforms to the strict quality criteria of the International Federation of Association Football. No other synthetic turf system has received the FIFA […]
Second synthetic pitch for Swiss Super League Framed by the Swiss mountains with stunning views over the Stockhorn, Niesen, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, the Stockhorn Arena in Thun in the Bernese Oberland was completed in 2011. The stadium is both the home ground of FC Thun 1898 and an ultra-modern multipurpose complex with adjoining shopping […]
SportGroup Holding® announced today that it has agreed to purchase AstroTurf® and SYNLawn®, along with their associated manufacturing facilities. By adding AstroTurf® and SYNLawn® to its existing portfolio of companies and brands (which includes Polytan®, APT®, Melos®, Rekortan®, Laykold® and Poligras®), SportGroup® is building one of the largest and highest quality outdoor sports surfacing companies […]
Olympic Games and world championships to be played on Polytan turfs In a press release, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) was pleased to confirm Polytan as an official Global Supplier. In this role, Polytan is the sole provider of hockey turfs for the 2018 and 2022 Hockey World Cups as well as for the 2020 […]
The European Hockey Federation and Polytan ™ announced today a 2 year partnership that sees Polytan secured as “Preferred EHF Hockey Turf Partner” with exclusivity in the business category. Through this partnership Polytan will support the EHF and promote its Poligras Hockey Turf Products in the “EHF Territory”. Speaking about the announcement the EHF President […]
Optimal training conditions for Great Britain’s hockey teams Polytan will be in on the action when the world’s top athletes pit their strengths against each other at international level this summer. The turf used for the hockey matches in Rio comes from Polytan, as was the case in London and Beijing too. Blue and green […]