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July 27, 2020
Polytan Rekortan synthetic surface for Ilvesheim Castle School: Smooth running thanks to strong contrasts It is usually referred to only as the “blind school“. The correct designation is: Castle School Ilvesheim – State special educational and consulting centre with boarding school, with a focus on vision.…
July 17, 2020
Sport Group is working with an international team of experts in Germany, the United States and Australia to develop the latest generation of synthetic turf products. Stephan Sick, Director of Research and Development at the Sport Group, leads the team and is one of the driving forces behind new Polytan products.…
June 30, 2020
Times are changing, and the same is true for the sports flooring industry. This also creates new challenges for Sales. Reason enough for us to have a conversation with Polytan’s Heads of Sales, Fred van Wijk (EMEA) and Peter Herbig (DACH). Gentlemen, a general question to start: What is the future of synthetic sports floors?…
June 15, 2020
Sport Group CEO Frank Dittrich says: “We welcome the EU’s commitment to promote sustainable products and systematically address the issue of microplastics.” CO2-neutral synthetic turf and alternative infills are already providing solutions for municipalities and communities The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is recommending that the EU ban synthetic granules used as infill material for synthetic turf pitches, with a six-year transition period.…
March 23, 2020
FLUSHING, N.Y., March 23, 2020 – The USTA today announced that following an extensive RFP process, Laykold has been selected as the new court surface for the US Open and the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The new agreement is in place for five years.…
March 19, 2020
We are all aware of how the COVID-19 crisis is restricting our lives. This applies to our personal lives as well as to our business activities. We are, of course, taking the Coronavirus crisis very seriously because we have a responsibility to our employees and our customers.…
March 4, 2020
Polytan Turf a Key Player in Hockey Innovation It’s not every day that you find a hockey pitch sharing the same space as a two-hour marathon and finishing top in the innovation awards. But then neither is it every day that you see world class hockey being played in front of record crowds on what, just days before, was a rugby pitch.…
November 4, 2019
Polytan presented the unfilled LigaTurf Motion synthetic turf at FSB 2019 A highly functional synthetic turf system for football that doesn’t use infill crumb? Thanks to Polytan, what was previously only standard in field hockey is now also finding its way into the world of amateur and professional football.…

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