Entries by Webmestre

Labosport France strengthens its expertise in natural and hybrid pitches with the arrival of Christophe Gestain

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Christophe Gestain as Senior Agronomist, responsible for the Natural Turf and Agronomic Systems division at Labosport France. Christophe will manage the natural turf operations and development of Labosport in France, Belgium and Switzerland, starting as of February 1, 2017. Christophe hold a Diploma from the public agronomy […]

LABOSPORT opens in Germany and India

Labosport is pleased to annouce the opening of two additional facilities Labosport Germany and Labosport India. Located in Frechen – Koln, Labosport Deutschland GmbH, has a strong R&D focus and will implement new innovative testing for the Labosport Group under the supervision of Pascal Haxaire, R&D and Innovation Director of the Labosport Group. Labosport Deutschland […]

New Managing Director at Labosport USA

We are pleased to announce the nomination of Thierry Levy as Managing Director for Labosport USA. Thierry holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from Temple University, Philadelphia, an Executive MBA from Laval University, Quebec City and has more than 10 years’ experience in general management. In 2005 he joined the Essilor Group in Canada, leading […]

Labosport Group CEO nominated as chairman of CEN-TC 217

We are please to announce that our Group CEO Aurélien Le Blan will take the role of chairman of CEN-TC 217 for a period of 6 years. CEN, the European Committee for Standardization, is an association that brings together the National Standardization Bodies of 33 European countries. It is one of three European Standardization Organizations […]

LABOSPORT FPI

Since the launch of the FIBER PERFORMANCE INDEX late 2015, several turf manufacturers have now joined the program. Within 6 months, 27 different fibers have been assessed, with more on the way, and certificates have been translated into 6 languages. The FIBER PERFORMANCE INDEX establishes an “index”, a rating of an artificial turf fiber, through […]

New Managing Director at Labosport Morocco

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Pascal Guillion as Managing Director for Labosport Morocco (LSM). Pascal has been working for more than 7 years in Morocco, where he was directing and project managing the construction of several football fields for Gregori International. Prior to that, having a civil works and topographer background, he […]

Labosport launches Fiber Performance Index

Responding to the needs of architects, facility owners and operators, Labosport is proud to introduce Fiber Performance Index (FPI) – the first true measurement of fiber quality. As part of the Labosport Certification Program, FPI establishes an “index” – the rating or score of an artificial turf fiber, to help prospective turf buyers understand and […]