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December 17, 2020
Highest quality guaranteed The FIFA Quality Programme for Football Turf is a licensing pro-gramme that manufacturers of high-quality synthetic turf systems for football pitches can complete if they meet a number of demanding requirements. Polytan has been licensed as a FIFA Preferred Provider since the end of 2020.…
November 16, 2020
Own company founded – Start of production still 2021 Burgheim – 16. November 2020: The Sport Group is one of the world’s leading companies in the field of synthetic sports surfaces. With its subsidiary Polytan, the company has a high market share in the construction of artificial turf pitches and running tracks.…
October 7, 2020
New name for proven products For some, it is a matter of course, for others it’s the guiding principle: Brands are crucial tools for customer success. Brands convey ideas about our product, systems and the Polytan company. Our brands require presence and consistency to be recognised quickly, any time and anywhere in the world.…
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.…

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