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Alveosport shock pads for enduring excellence

Recent study proves that artificial turf fields still meet top quality standards after ten years of use

 

Artificial turf football fields based on a shock-absorbing layer continue to meet stringent FIFA quality standards after ten years of use. This was proven by a practical study completed earlier this year.

 

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World-class pitches for the Homeless World Cup

Glasgow’s George Square was converted into a street football venue from July 10 to 16, to host 64 teams from 52 nations, including 16 women’s teams. Three top-quality pitches were built for the event. Sekisui Alveo donated the Alveosport shockpad for these world-class playing surfaces.


Five hundred twelve players arrived in Glasgow, each with their own story to tell, on their journeys to create a better life for themselves. As a sponsor of the event, Sekisui Alveo is proud to have helped them on their way.


 “To have three brand-new playing surfaces means so much to the Homeless World Cup and to the players,” said Mel Young, co-founder and president of the Homeless World Cup. “For many of these players, this event is that catalyst for change.”


An estimated 100 million people are homeless worldwide, and as many as 1 billion lack access to suitable housing. Of past Homeless World Cup participants, 94 percent say the event positively impacted their life, and 77 percent say they experienced significant change.

New Alveosport Installation in Feiring, Norway

One Million Hockey Legs in India

In the first week of June Holland Meets Mumbai took place. An initiative undertaken by the Dutch Consulate in Mumbai and the Kingdom of the Netherlands in India. During the visit of a trade delegation headed by Prime Minister Mark Rutte to India, Dutch companies Edel Grass and One Million Hockey Legs have signed a partnership agreement to develop grassroots hockey in India.

As a leading worldwide producer of innovative artificial turf systems, Edel Grass provides the market with high quality artificial turf systems for both sport and leisure purposes, often supported by the Alveosport products from Sekisui Alveo. The Edel Grass Triple-T hockey field at Holland Village in Mumbai was newly installed for the event and generated great enthusiasm among the players. It features an Alveosport shockpad donated by Sekisui Alveo.

One Million Hockey Legs (1MHL) is a sports and business project in India and The Netherlands, contributing to strengthen Indian Hockey in terms of quantity and quality. The goal is to raise to One Million Hockey Legs in 2018.

 

www.onemillionhockeylegs.com

New packaging for Alveosport

Alveosport shockpad now comes in a new packaging: The rolls are wrapped in white foil displaying an attractive pattern of Alveosport logos in full colour. The rolls were previously wrapped in plain white foil.

The new packaging reflects the premium status of this outstanding product line and will further enhance recognition of the Alveosport brand in the market.

 

Horizontal drainage system makes elastic shock pad Alveosport even more effective

Sekisui Alveo is expanding its portfolio and is now offering its elastic shock pad Alveosport also with increased drainage capacity.

 

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Alveosport used as shock pad in artificial turf systems in Haiger, Hessen

Sekisui Alveo and Trofil Sportbodensysteme have completed their first joint project: The elementary school in Haiger, Hessen now has a small football pitch and a multi-use field with artificial turf.

 

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Alveosport at the 2014 Football World Cup

The list of sports fields built on Alveosport counts well over 200 and includes some of the biggest names around the world. With the installation of Alveosport at the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, another famous name was added to the list.

 

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Announcement: New DIN SPEC for synthetic turf systems

The DIN SPEC 91335 "Sport areas with synthetic turf systems - Usage of factory made shockpads” will be published in October 2013.

 

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