ESTO welcomes new members

Following the recent annual Congress in Murcia, ESTO has welcomed a number of new members; further strengthening the organisation’s position as the authority on synthetic turf in Europe.

Here we profile three new ESTO member organisations – Greenfields, Italgreen S.P.A, and Sports Lab – with more to feature over the coming weeks.

With products marketed in over 170 countries, GreenFields is focused on developing, producing and installing artificial turf systems. As a TenCate Grass company, there is a strong collaboration within the group, sharing a common goal of raising sport to a higher level. GreenFields’ artificial grass is used by many professional clubs and its variety of turf systems offer a solution for every level of play for clubs around the world.

Italgreen S.P.A has been a global leader in synthetic turf production for over 35 years, having gained top references worldwide through an innovative and wide product range. With surfaces available for a range of sports including tennis, football, golf, hockey, rugby and more, Italgreen remains at the forefront of the artificial surfaces market.

From testing stadiums of elite professional sports clubs to local authorities’ facilities, Sports Lab is one of the industry’s leading specialists in sports surface testing. Sports Lab regularly tests over 600 fields, tracks and courts each year for a wide base of clients, which includes major sports governing bodies including FIFA, World Rugby and IAAF.  As well as testing of surfaces, Sports Lab also specialises in other areas such as the design and project management of new sports facilities, with a proven track record in providing expert facilities since 1998.

Why Join ESTO

As the industry’s leading organisation responsible for the provision of information and advice relating to appropriate synthetic turf solutions, ESTO offers numerous opportunities for organisations operating in the sector.

ESTO brings people together to discuss and research the future of synthetic turf, and provides a forum for different parties to meet and communicate from across the supply chain. It is dedicated to promoting the benefits of synthetic turf and works with governments, sports’ governing bodies and other organisations to address critical issues and matters relating to the welfare of ESTO and its members.

ESTO is also a platform from which members can promote their businesses and gain access to industry-wide research and insight to support the development of the synthetic turf industry.