Managing Director of LABOSPORT Italy has been elected President of the ISSS

We are pleased to announce that Roberto Armeni, Managing Director of LABOSPORT Italy has been elected President of the ISSS, the International Association for Sport Surface Science. The ISSS regroups international experts and fosters exchange of information and knowledge between laboratories and scientists for sport surfaces all around the world.

Furthermore, LABOSPORT Asia has been accepted as a new scientific member of the ISSS. This will benefit all our clients and partners throughout Asia.

These two nominations confirm the long term commitment of the company to participate in the progress and modernization of science and testing methods related to the sport surface industry.

New Managing Director at LABOSPORT Canada

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mathieu Filion as Managing Director at LABOSPORT Canada. As a Biology, Chemical Engineering, and MBA (Dean’s Honour List) graduate from McGill University, Mathieu Filion  started his career with USFilter/Siemens in the USA and SNC-Lavalin Pharma, before gaining hands-on industrial experience with Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies from 2005 to 2013, including as a Plant Manager in Melbourne, Australia. For the past 2 and a half years he acted as Chief Operating Officer for E2Metrix Inc., an innovative startup company specializing in the treatment of wastewater using electro-technologies.

Mathieu Filion will now manage the operations and development of LABOSPORT across the Canadian territory.

LABOSPORT Canada
contact@labosport.ca
Tel : +1 514 277 9111

LABOSPORT in Cologne for the FSB

LABOSPORT will attend on October 2015 the FSB, the International Trade Fair for Amenity Areas, Sports and Pool Facilities consisting of over 650 exhibiting companies  from more than 45 countries.

For more information on the trade fair click here

Come to see our team:
LABOSPORT
Hall 10.2, Stand B.026

LABOSPORT opens in Morocco

We are pleased to announce the creation of LABOSPORT Morocco as of June 1st 2015. The office is based in Rabat. Mohammed Goullete has been appointed Engineer for LABOSPORT Morocco. He is a civil engineer from Mohammedia School and has previous experience with a laboratory.

LABOSPORT Morocco will ensure that LABOSPORT provides its Moroccans clients and partners with world class consultancy and performance testing services in both natural and synthetic surfaces.

Mohammed Goullete
Engineer LABOSPORT Morocco
Mohammed.goullete@labosport.com
Mobile: +212 657 832 557

The LISPORT™ XL, a breakthrough innovation for synthetic turf wearing test

The LISPORT™ XL, designed and developed by LABOSPORT teams over five years, is a unique wear simulation machine to allow the most realistic wear simulation of sport fields.

The equipment offers numerous advantages:

– Wear pattern of the LISPORT™ XL is ultra-realistic and capable of simulating years of intensive use within days.
– Testing duration is reduced by a factor 10 compared to traditional LISPORT™ (for identical sample length).
– Several systems can be tested under exact same conditions for comparative test and product development.
– Samples are more than 4 m long allowing multiply tests to be performed according to existing standards (EN/ASTM/DIN/NF…) and those under development.

For more information about the LISPORT™ XL email us at contact@labosport.com

 

LABOSPORT opens in South America

We are pleased to announce the creation of LABOSPORT South America as of 1st March 2015.

LABOSPORT South America will be based in Colombia and will be LABOSPORT operation center for the entire South American area.

Mickael Benetti, previously Laboratory Manager at LABOSPORT Canada, has been appointed Managing Director of LABOSPORT South America . Mickael has already a deep knowledge of this market as he ran numerous projects in this area over the past 5 years.

LABOSPORT South America will ensure that LABOSPORT provides its clients and partners located in the region with world class consultancy and performance testing services in both natural and synthetic surfaces.

Mickael Benetti
Managing Director LABOSPORT South America
mickael.benetti@labosport.ca
Mobile: +1 514 653 3538

LABOSPORT Training & Education in Hong Kong

LABOSPORT Australasia and LABOSPORT Asia run Labosport Training & Education Program dedicated to sports turf maintenance and management in Hong Kong.

LABOSPORT Australasia and LABOSPORT Asia run a course on Sports turf maintenance and management for the Hong Kong Government Leisure and Cultural Services Division. 31 trainees attended a 6 days program. 3 days were dedicated to Natural turf and 1 to Synthetic turf. Course included 2 half day field trips for practice.

For information about LABOSPORT Training & Education programs email us at contact@labosport.com

 

New Manager at LABOSPORT Asia

LABOSPORT is pleased to announce the appointment of Olivier Ducrocq as Managing Director at LABOSPORT Asia

Olivier comes with an extensive experience of general management and business development in Asia, mainly in the steel industry, as General Manager of Van Leeuwen Malaysia and ArcelorMittal Stainless Service Vietnam.

Olivier Ducrocq
Managing Director LABOSPORT Asia
olivier.ducrocq@labosport.com.cn
Mob: +86 188 2490 3926

LABOSPORT opens in Australia and New Zealand

LABOSPORT is delighted to announce that LABOSPORT Australasia will be its new operation center for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. LABOSPORT has appointed Keith McAuliffe as Managing Director of LABOSPORT Australasia. Keith has over 30 years’ experience in sports turf, construction and drainage. He has written in excess of 300 technical papers and articles and presented at over 250 conferences and seminars. He has coordinated many significant contracts with numerous national and international sports bodies, including: FIFA, Asian Football Confederation, World Bowls Board, Asian Cricket Council, ICC, BCCI, PCB, NZ Cricket, Bowls Australia, Hong Kong Government, Singapore Sports Council, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and South Pacific Games.LABOSPORT Australasia will ensure that LABOSPORT provides its clients and partners located in the region with world class consultancy and performance testing services in both natural and synthetic surfaces.
Keith McAuliffe
Managing Director LABOSPORT Australasia
Mob: +61 (0) 406558120