FIFA to appoint Limonta Sport as FIFA Preferred Producer
Cologno al Serio, November 1st, 2009
FIFA to appoint Limonta Sport as FIFA Preferred ProducerFIFA has on the 27th of October officially released it’s FIFA Preferred Producer initiative, a concept thatfurther assures high quality synthetic turf for football, nowadays known as Football Turf.
Football Turf is today in the eyes of FIFA a credible alternative to natural grass. Ongoing research and
development shows that Football Turf does not change the nature of the football game against the
benchmark, being highest quality of natural grass.
Since the introduction of the Quality Concept for Football Turf (2001), the alternative has proved itself in
many of the FIFA Recommended installations as well as many others (often meeting with standards set by
The FIFA Preferred Producer Concept is an initiative to assure installation of
Out of more than 150 artificial turf producers and 25 FIFA Quality Concept licensees
Limonta Sport is now in an exclusive group of 6 producers of FIFA that has to adhere to
a number of stringent criteria.
Football Turf is the future
Limonta Sport has chosen to apply being a FIFA Preferred Producer as she believes
that the market will more and more recognize the quality that Football Turf is able to
offer today and further develop in future.
“The coming generation of football players, from 8 till 20 years old today, do prefer
Football Turf. My children, playing mostly on Football Turf, report me every match
Saturday on the various fields they and their friends played and the superior feedback
on Football Turf is out of the question”, according to Fred van
Wijk, Managing Director of Limonta Sport.
Limonta Sport confirming innovative performance during FSBFSB, the professional trade show on leisure, sports and pools, was held from 28th – 30th of October in
The introduction of the FIFA Preferred Producer (FPP) scheme was a major issue.
Many interested buyers around the globe came to meet with Limonta Sport to understand more about the
new FPP concept and the innovative products and systems, amongst them InfillPro Geo and Football Green
Football Turf of today applies in most occasions recycled and shredded SBR rubber as infill material.
This infill material has shown a good performance over the past years, however addressed on a number of
handicaps such as environmental-friendliness, heat absorption and stability of footing.
InfillPro Geo overcomes these handicaps and is perceived as a next step.
The Limonta Sport patent pending infill system is applied in many countries such as United States, France,
Holland, Spain, Morocco and China.
In Italy where it has been developed with advanced universities and authorities in both natural and synthetic
sport flooring InfillPro Geo is seen as the reference in the market.
Football Green Live
On the back of InfillPro Geo Limonta Sport has developed the unique natural grass system Football Green
Live system; a hybrid system with InfillPro Geo filled Football Turf as it’s base: truly a must-see, recently
installed in Stadio Olimpico di Serravalle.
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Limonta Sport S.p.A