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ProPlay® prolongs sports field and stadium pitch safety

Shockpad outlasts lifespan of two synthetic turf carpets Early adopters of the ProPlay® shock absorbing layer are currently reaping the fruits. A growing number of installations are proving that the lifespan of ProPlay® meets expectations, thereby enabling clubs and stadium owners to offer a safe and durable surface over a longer period of time and […]

Another round for top performance ProPlay® shock pad at soccer field replacement

After eight years, the turf of a soccer field in IJburg (The Netherlands) had to be replaced. The ProPlay® shock pad underneath, which was installed in 2010, was still fully functional. When the turf was taken off recently, installers discovered a flawless ProPlay®-Sport20 field which looked like it was installed yesterday. Moreover, the performance still […]

The highest altitude ProPlay® field completed in Bolivia

The highest altitude ProPlay® field, located in Estadio Municipal Villa Ingenio in the municipality of El Alto in Bolivia, is completed. El Alto is the highest major metropolis in the world, with an average elevation of 4,150 m. It makes this field the highest altitude FIFA Quality Pro certified field in the world. It is also […]

Challenging project in Hong Kong

The iconic Hong Kong Football club, located in Happy Valley in the Center of Hong Kong, wanted to replace their main existing Football pitch. Since there is a shortage of pitches for both Rugby and Football in Hong Kong and the demand for pitch use is very high, a quick turnaround time for construction of […]

Innovative solution for multi-use fields

This multi-use field was completed last January by our partner Polytan in Centennial Park Sydney. A synthetic turf system with a ProPlay-Sport shock and drainage pad was applied. The multi- use field is an innovative solution to give a variety of different sports and sports teams the opportunity to play and practice in the same […]

ACT Global and Schmitz provide pitches for Homeless World Cup

On September 12, individuals of varying backgrounds, nationalities, ages and interests, will come together in Amsterdam for the 13th Annual Homeless World Cup. The Homeless World Cup is on a mission to inspire life change through the power of football. Founded in 2001, the Homeless World Cup and its partners now span 74 countries, and […]

First synthetic pitch in french Top 14 rugby competition

The Charles-Mathon Stadium, home stadium of the French Top 14 first division rugby club US Oyonnax, will install a synthetic pitch. This is the first synthetic pitch for a French professional club of this level in France. Therefore, US Oyonnax is a pioneer in choosing a synthetic turf system among the French Top 14 rugby […]

First high-quality artificial soccer field delivered in Uruguay

We are proud to announce the completion of the artificial turf installation at the Training Center complex, Los Cespedes, belonging to the emblematic Uruguayan football club, National FC. This field is the first high-quality artificial soccer field in Uruguay. Because the soils in Uruguay are made of sticky clay, its very difficult to work with. Therefore, […]

Opening of Oranda Jima House in Japan

With the disastrous destructive powers caused by Tsunami on March 11th 2011, de Funakoshi Elementary School and its After School Club House was destroyed. To support reconstruction activities in the region, the Oranda Jima Foundation (OJF) was formed from a group of leading Dutch businesses in Japan. In March 2012 OJF promised to provide full […]

ProPlay base on first artificial ski slope in Turkey

Recently, the official opening of the very first ‘all seasons’ artificial ski slope in Turkey took place. This ski project is situated in a new ski resort in the city of Gaziantep. Especially for this project, Schmitz Foam Products developed the high-quality ProPlay-Ski shock pad. Prisme Events has worked in collaboration with the team from […]