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 4 specific tests:


FIBER PERFORMANCE INDEX is available for sport and landscaping.

For more details, visit

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 had spent several years abroad for Bouygues and Leon Grosse in Middle East, Asia, Russia, Africa, Oceania, Caribbean’s and French Polynesia, also building and supervising the construction of sports fields and other civil works, while sporadically returning to Paris region for construction projects.

Pascal will manage the operations and development of Labosport in Morocco and watch some North African countries, starting as of 1st January 2016.

Pascal Guillion
Mobile: +212 (0)6 62 20 41 04



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 […]

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.

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:
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
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


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
Mobile: +1 514 653 3538