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COMPANY PROFILE


FieldTurf Tarkett Unit 2, Swanston Steadings, 109 Swanston Road, Edinburgh EH10 7DS UK


Tel: +44 (0) 131 629 0437 Email: tarkettsports@tarkett.com Web: www.fieldturf.com Twitter: @FieldTurfEMEA Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/company/fieldturf-inc


Paul Fraser (left), Lee Gladwell (centre) and Grant Anderson (right)


Background briefing FieldTurf is a world leader in artificial turf innovation with more than 7,000 sports field customers across the globe. The inventor of the 3G artificial turf systems is part of Tarkett Sports, the sports division of the Tarkett Group.


Main products and services The company has a range of synthetic turf products designed for soccer, rugby, and hockey at all levels of the game. The company also has a complete range of tennis, golf and landscape surfaces. FieldTurf offers a wide range of possibilities with various options of: pile height (from 12 to 70 mm), fibers (monofilament, fibrillated, texturized, combined), infill (SBR, Cryogenic, TPE, cork) and shock pad (pre-fab or in-situ). Through the perspective of driving


relentlessly to improve artificial turf systems, FieldTurf integrated its own yarn manufacturing plant, based in Germany, becoming one of the most vertically integrated companies in the industry, thanks to its full control over all elements of the turf system: yarn, tufting, coating, installation and maintenance. Many international sports federations and


www.sportshandbook.com A FieldTurf installation at Cardiff Arms Park


professional institutions of sports choose FieldTurf, considered as a system with a high technology and high innovative concept (safety, comfort and playability).


Additional services FieldTurf is a FIFA Preferred Producer, an IRB Preferred Producer and a partner of the most important federations such as FIFA, IRB, ITF and FIH. FieldTurf is a member of the European Synthetic Turf Organization and has developed strong partnerships with sport federations ensuring FieldTurf’s global presence.


USPs At Fieldturf, giving full satisfaction to our customers remains a priority. To satisfy the customer, it is essential to take into account their needs, but also their


constraints, especially if they are technical or budgetary. FieldTurf’s state-of-the-art products represent years of expertise that has led to our unique patented concepts. Fieldturf’s product range promotes performance and flexibility and is at the leading edge of technology and innovation.


Top clients Cardiff Blues, FC Barcelona, Red Star FC, Cambuur Leeuwarden, VVV Venlo, Paris-Saint-Germain, Ajax Amsterdam, Clairefontaine, FSV Gütersloh 2009, FC Thun, FC Wil, Qviding FIF, Volendam FC, Michigan Wolverines, Zenit Saint Petersburg, Hockey Club Lugano, Aviron Bayonnais, New England Patriots, Maidstone FC and FC Luzern.


Testimonial “The new surface will allow games to go


ahead no matter the weather and will enable us to play a more expansive and attractive game for supporters to enjoy." Cardiff Blues CEO Richard Holland:


Who's Who Paul Fraser, sales director Northern Europe Grant Anderson, sales manager UK Lee Gladwell, sales manager UK


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