2014

  • 5 February 2014

    Grass

    Hockey Australia selects GreenFields® TX

    Hockey Western Australia has had a GreenFields® TX artificial grass system installed in the Perth Stadium in Australia. This hockey system is identical to the one on which the 2014 World Cup will be played this summer in the Kyocera and GreenFields Stadiums in The Hague, the Netherlands. GreenFields® TX is the state-of-the-art, top-class hockey system specially developed for this World Cup by textile technology group TenCate and a large number of leading hockey players. GreenFields is the official supplier of this durable system.

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  • 22 January 2014

    Advanced Composites

    TenCate signs Kyokuto Boeki Kaisha Ltd for representation in Japan
    TenCate and Fokker sign long-term supply agreement

    TenCate Advanced Composites, a leading supplier of advanced thermoset and thermoplastic composites materials has signed a distribution agreement with Kyokuto Boeki Kaisha Ltd for representation in Japan. Kyokuto Boeki Kaisha will support and distribute thermoset and thermoplastic composite materials of TenCate, and represent the molded part capabilities of TenCate Advanced Composites in the Japanese market.

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  • 20 January 2014

    Advanced Composites

    Fokker, TenCate and partners enter next stage in innovation partnership with Airbus
    140120 TAPAS torsion box

    Airbus, Fokker and TenCate will tonight sign the contract for the next stage of the Thermoplastic Affordable Primary Aircraft Structure innovation program (TAPAS), in the presence of the French President François Hollande, the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp. This program exists since 2010, and is a highly successful tool for project-based innovation partnership.

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  • 17 January 2014

    Grass

    Top hockey player Eva de Goede is the face of GreenFields® TX World Championships 2014 hockey field
    Eva de Goede

    Eva de Goede, member of the Dutch national hockey team, has entered into a collaboration with GreenFields and has become the professional face of GreenFields® TX, the 2014 World Championships top hockey field on which the world games will be played next summer in the Kyocera Stadium and the GreenFields Stadium in The Hague, the Netherlands. This is a way for GreenFields to give its high-quality artificial grass system an extra boost. During the world championships in the western part of the Netherlands, the 17 participating countries can also train on GreenFields® TX hockey fields. By now, 11 Dutch hockey clubs in the west of the Netherlands have been equipped with this high-quality top hockey system.

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  • 13 January 2014

    Grass

    GreenFields appoints Jim Froslid as commercial director North America
    Jim-Froslid.jpg

    GreenFields has appointed Jim Froslid as Sales and Marketing Director for GreenFields activities in North America. Jim Froslid joins GreenFields with over 20 years of experience in sports and synthetic sports turf. For US Soccer and the US World Cup Team, Jim held several leadership and communications positions. He served for five years as president of the Minnesota Thunder, a USL second-division professional team. Most recently, he held a commercial position at FieldTurf as Director of Soccer Development.

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