The latest trends and developments regarding grass, hybrid or synthetic turf and artificial turf for hockey including legislation and developments regarding the environment
End-of-life turf: the new gold
So, you want to make grass yarn?
The art of producing synthetic turf for sports is grossly underestimated and incorrectly compared to the production of plastic household products. In this article, Jacki Stephen of Imajica Consulting focusses on the machinery to be used in the production of high-end, durable and consistently performing synthetic turf products for sports.
Test method for assessing skin injury risk
The debate about the sliding friendliness of synthetic turf will soon become more scientific with the introduction of a test apparatus and adoption of a testing protocol to establish the sliding characteristics of the turf. The new device will also help sports governing bodies in assessing new turf products and infill materials.
Dutch to embrace FIH standards?
Non-watered hockey turf update
Belgotex becomes shareholder in the Lano Group
European Standards Committee working on dust test
Todd DeWolfe to sell AstroTurf
Todd DeWolfe, Vice-President Business Development at AstroTurf, will lead AstroTurf Great Lakes following the addition of AstroTurf Great Lakes to its nationwide network of synthetic turf distributors and installers of the AstroTurf Corporation. DeWolfe will lead the company together with business partners John Forrester and Justin Booth.