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  • 22 October 2013

    Grass

    More hockey clubs choose the TX-system

    GreenFields TX installed hockey fieldsThis summer, GreenFields, powered by TenCate, delivered the GreenFields® TX artificial grass system to several hockey stadiums in the Netherlands. The same high-quality artificial grass system was chosen for the Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014 in The Hague, to be played next year in the Kyocera Stadium and the neighbouring - temporary - GreenFields Stadium.

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  • 22 September 2013

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    Synthetic turf in Dutch professional football

    First division football grass Synthetic turf is making steady progress in Dutch professional football. Next season and the following one yet more clubs will have a synthetic turf system from TenCate Grass.   In the 2013–2014 football season once again more premier league and first division clubs will play on synthetic turf. Most of them have opted for a synthetic turf system from TenCate Grass and GreenFields. The installation of these systems is the result of the tender granted to TenCate Grass by the Coöperatie Eerste Divisie (CED) [Cooperation First Division]. This is initially for six pitches, including Helmond Sport and FC Dordrecht.

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  • 20 September 2013

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    TenCate, Pentair and Wavin supply innovative drinking water system GreenSource to South Africa
    AMMON Logo

    The Sustainable Water Fund of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs has commissioned Pentair, TenCate and Wavin jointly to install twenty sustainable drinking water systems in South Africa, called GreenSource.Sports for Water. The water treatment part of this integrated system will be produced by Pentair, the water buffering and pipe systems will be manufactured by Wavin and the high-grade synthetic turf and geotextiles by TenCate. The integration of the system will be carried out in South Africa by the firm Landscape Solutions with its local partner, Royal Turf South Africa. This innovative drinking water system will be installed in the South African province of North West with selected, local contractors. Saxion University of Applied Sciences, as a knowledge institute in both water and textile technology, will provide an important substantive contribution. Training and supervision of the proper use of the drinking water systems will be provided by Mmapula Community Development, with which company Saxion has been working for several years. The Advanced Materials Manufacturing Oost-Nederland (AMMON) foundation will monitor this innovation.

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  • 13 September 2013

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    Scottish professional football club plays on TenCate artificial grass
    Fallkirk FC pitch

    Scottish football is also discovering woven artificial grass made in the Netherlands. Scottish Championship side Falkirk FC is now playing on GreenFields® MX, the revolutionary woven artificial grass system made by TenCate in the Netherlands.  By switching to woven artificial grass, the Scottish club has joined a group of five clubs in the Dutch Jupiler League that also laid a new artificial grass pitch this summer. Similarly to Heracles Almelo and PEC Zwolle in the Netherlands, Rapid Wien in Austria, FC Metz in France and Swedish champions IF Elfsborg, all these clubs opted for GreenFields® MX.

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  • 29 July 2013

    Grass

    TenCate Grass synthetic turf in landscaping project in Riyadh

    In March 2013 the largest synthetic grass landscaping project in the world was realized not far from King Khaled international airport in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia). This two-tone landscape with a surface area of 160.000m2 is based on Hatko 40mm landscaping grass made by monofilament yarns of TenCate Grass.

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