Our Passion for Perfection. Your Flawless Field.
Soccer is the worlds most played and most popular sport and it is rapidly gaining popularity in the United States. A soccer game can be a very thrilling, emotionally-charged experience.
Over the years, though, various issues surrounding natural grass and the use of outdated kinds of artificial turf have surfaced. Inconsistent playing surfaces, the wear that affects the field over time, the unpredictability of natural grass terrain, and worn-out, flat and useless artificial turf fibers are all serious problems. All of these can have a negative effect on ball roll and player maneuvers, both of which can have a negative impact on the game from both player and spectator perspectives.
As a Preferred Producer for FIFA, GreenFields consistently goes beyond the traditional role of the supplier/installer by constantly improving the total quality of our tightly-integrated services and products. Through this approach, GreenFields is able to fully manage the production, installation and maintenance of synthetic turf for soccer from the inception of your project to its completion.
It is not merely the quality of our products that has helped GreenFields maintain its market leading position. We offer a totally comprehensive service package that extends from consultancy through solutions and yields true turnkey project results.
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Finally. A turf that is the result of years of integral and international collaboration at various levels within the scientific community and the sports world. It is a product that has evolved from past generations of artificial turf, the essence of which is a new, high-quality weaving technique that makes the turf an unparalleled playing surface. Back to basics.
FIFA PREFERRED PRODUCER FOR SOCCER TURF
FIFA’s Preferred Producer Initiative has the overall objective of protecting consumer interests (including clubs, players, member associations, private sector, and so on) when purchasing sports pitches, and ensuring that soccer playing systems worldwide meet the organization’s requirements with specific regards to quality, safety and performance.
As one of the premier producers in the artificial turf industry, GreenFields has achieved status as a FIFA Preferred Producer.
We at GreenFields view the FIFA Preferred Producer Program as being a decisive step for the artificial turf market and the industry in general. Its concept fits well with our vision to create flawless playing conditions throughout the world. Over the years, we have made adjustments throughout our organization on every level accordingly by investing in the correct people, partnerships, organizational structure, and production facilities.
YOUR SOCCER TURF SYSTEM
You cannot measure performance of a soccer turf system based on its individual components. It isn’t only the turf, it isn’t just the infill or shock pad. The real quality of an artificial sports turf system is a matter of know-how combined with the individual elements of the entire system. At GreenFields, we take a multi-disciplinary approach to continually improving every element of our synthetic turf systems, and we involve suppliers in all facets of product design and development. We have formed alliances and partnerships that have helped us increase the sustainability and impact of innovative technology in developing new turf systems for soccer. That is why we partner with various companies in strategic industries; we do it to develop and bring to market more innovative products.
At GreenFields, it is our vision to craft perfect playing conditions worldwide. That vision has driven us to make adaptive moves within our organization on many levels. Our CI&M Department is the hub of knowledge that regulates the design and construction of all our projects. The object’s design is based on an evaluation of the local data we receive from our engineers, sales partners, and customers. All that information is transformed by our CI&M people into a first draft with details of the object and all surrounding elements. The final design is then made using CAD / CAM technology in order to ensure precision specifications for the installation of the drainage system, turf system, sub-base construction and all surrounding elements.
Earthwork and sub-base vary according to continent, country and even region. A well-planned sub-base does not need to be rebuilt every time the turf needs to be replaced.
A stable, suitable base is very important for the lifespan and quality of the sports pitch. Construction is completed by one of GreenFields’ local offices or through a local construction company under GreenFields supervision.
GreenFields’ supervisors are present onsite regularly during construction to verify that the work is being completed according to design and keep the project on schedule.
The installation of the artificial turf only takes place once the quality of the sub base and shock absorption layer have each been approved.
Works begins with the unrolling of rolls based on the seaming plan. The rolls get rolled into place and the edges are cut. Before workers begin gluing the pieces together, seam tapes get laid underneath the joins between the individual strips of turf. Once all the strips have been glued together, the pitch lines get cut out and all lines, center spot and penalty spot get glued into their permanent positions. Once the turf carpet is laid, the sand and rubber infill materials are applied in layers to the pitch.
What our customers say
Jozy AltidoreSoccer Player US National team
I played in the Eredivisie with reigning KNVB Dutch Cup champion AZ Alkmaar from 2011 to 2013 and experienced the GreenFields MX field at Heracles Almelo FC and PEC Zwolle FC. It was truly unbelievable, by far one of the best turf surfaces I have ever played on. The game quality is even better than I expected!
Peter BijveldsDirector / FC Den Bosch
The decison to choose GreenFields MX was made after intense research with quality as the key criteria. We went for the highest achievable. A artificial turf product that would approach natural grass turf in gameplay and appearance in every aspect. Partly inspired by the more than positive experiences of other football clubs, both in professional football and amateur levels, the choice was made for Greenfields MX
David R WhiteGeneral Manager Falkirk Football Club
This surface is fantastic, it is remarkably better than any artificial surface he had ever seen and played on in the UK. All the feedback from players and coaches has been exceedingly positive.
Remko Pasveer/ Captain Heracles
The new turf is perfect for football that we want to play. Heracles Almelo plays fast combination football and that is no problem on this surface.
Gerrit de KoeTeammanager / Accommodations Amsterdam
In 2011, the district built a Greenfields MX at the ambitious club Zeeburgia from Amsterdam, known for its youth education. As the Municipality of Amsterdam we were curious how an innovation as a woven field would hold up at a club where more than 1500 hours per year is played. After several years, the field is still in excellent condition. The club, where a number of former internationals weekly kick a ball, is very satisfied.
Sardar SinghCaptain, India men’s national hockey team
We are really enjoying the GreenFields TX turf, it is smooth and fast and the main thing is that the field is not slippery. It is good for fast hockey.
Mario CapteinGeneral Manager Helmond Sport
We are proud to have GreenFields MX installed. The best choice there is. To be able to always train and play on this wonderfull field is a big advantage. The pitch will enable us to play our favorite game of football.
Ken WalshDirector Mini Fenway Park
“We based our decision on the proven experience and reputation of the NET-Eastern group. The product samples were far superior than the competing products. The extrusion of the fiber in the US to the quality control over the tufting and coating was very impressive. The constant discussion of innovation and always trying to make the product better was a significant part of our decision”
Mark KnowlesCaptain, Australia men’s national hockey team
I really like the GreenFields TX field, it plays really well. The ball rolls nice and smooth, so far the boys are really enjoying it. My first impression of the field was: ‘Perfect!
Simon ChildPlayer, New Zealand men’s national hockey team
GreenFields TX is a great playing field, the turf plays very well, it’s nice and flat.
Mark HagerHead Coach, New Zealand men’s national hockey team
We think the GreenFields TX field is very good, it’s nice and flat and has a good even ball bounce. We find the field is fast and we like to play quick hockey as well so I think you will see good hockey during the World Cup.
Alyson AnnanHead Coach, Netherlands women’s U-21 national hockey team
The new GreenFields TX field at the Wagener Stadion (national hockey stadium) is absolutely excellent! It is a good, taut, fast field; the ball bounces well and rolls evenly in all directions, making for a fast game.
Maartje PaumenCaptain, Dutch women’s national hockey team
A fantastic field for my corner, GreenFields TX makes it easy to keep the ball with you and give it lots of speed.
Max CaldasHead coach, Netherlands women's national hockey team
GreenFields TX so far turns out to be a perfect surface that works really well for our fast combination play
Terry WalshHead coach, India men’s national national hockey team
On this surface, if you play the ball technically efficiently, the ball movement is excellent. If the technical efficiency is poor the surface is somewhat unforgiving. When watered well the GreenFields surface is very playable and in the view of the players, allows good control and speed. These elements are the most crucial.
Kayla WhitelockCaptain, New Zealand women’s national hockey team
The GreenFields TX field is awesome, it’s smooth and fast. It just suits our style of playing and to come to a stadium with a pitch like this is just fantastic!
Luciana AymarCaptain, Argentina women’s national hockey team
This is my last World Cup and I have to say that the stadium and the pitch are amazing. The second pitch in the GreenFields stadium is a nice field as well. It’s different from most fields in Argentina. The field is very fast so we love to play here, it’s a very nice field.
Ros MoranteManager, Newcastle International Hockey Centre New South Wales, Australia
Newcastle International Hockey Centre is very pleased with the Greenfields TX product. We have three artificial surfaces and have at all times sourced the best product to suit our centre since its opening in 1989. The players have indicated the surface runs true, sure footing with very little under foot friction, and excellent for all levels of skill.
Victor BrouwerChairman of Hudito
The players reported that this GreenFields TX synthetic turf was fast and enjoyable to play on. This type of synthetic turf makes it easier for players to get their hockey stick under the ball, which results in a lot more action around the ball. This does require a little more technique, but for many players that’s just another welcome challenge.
Gary HoltTrainer Coach Falkirk Football Club
GreenFields MX is fantastic, it is remarkably better than an artificial surface that I've ever seen and played in England. All feedback from players and coaches is extremely positive.
Art LangelerHoofd Jeugdopleiding PSV
This amazing product allows you to play four matches on Saturday, train every day under the same conditions and with many teams. Besides these benefits Greenfields MX has the appearance of a great professional field! Enough reasons for us to choose GreenFields turf! Football is based on old values but with modern and innovative approach. This field is a good exponent of that thought!
Peter van VossenAlmere City FC
The Greenfields MX artificial grass pitch at Heracles Almelo (FC) is the best artificial grass pitch in the whole of the Netherlands, at this time!
Bill GillespiePSD Scotland
The benefit of the woven product is the ability of the carpet pile to stand upright allowing the players to get their boot under the ball and the durability of the product due to the strength of the carpet – it is almost impossible to withdraw yarn from the pile. There are a combination of yarns used is carpet making it a much more comfortable surface for the players.
Ronnie BatemanDirector Falkirk FC
Our new pitch has been the subject of great praise from all who have played and seen it. Players, referees and spectators. Visiting clubs say it is a much better field than what they have seen elsewhere. Praise indeed!
Ashleigh NelsonAustralia women's national field hockey team
The GreenField TX World Cup Hockeypitch is one of the best ever
Jan de JongeTrainer Heracles Almelo - Dutch Premier League
We are very pleased with this high-quality artificial turf field. We can now train in our own stadium. Players can get their foot under the ball easily which enables them to kick perfectly. The ball speed and thus the game speed are much more consistent. The result is optimal ball and playing performance. "
Ferry de HaanDirector Dutch Premier League club Excelsior
Excelsior has been playing on artificial turf since 2010, but has now opted for new turf. Excelsior was promoted to the Premier League last season and as we are a club that wants to develop talent we wanted to have the best turf available.
Wim BiesterveldGeneral Manager FC Volendam (Dutch Premier League)
With the new GreenFields ® MX field we are assured of the best possible conditions to play Soccer, throughout the year. That is good for the development of players, individually and in teams, and therefore good for the development and appearance of the club.
Rob WesterhofChairman Sparta Rotterdam
We want to tap new sources of income. With artificial turf we can use the Sparta Stadium far more intensively, and not just for soccer. This decision has been prompted by long-term thinking. It is also why the choice fell on the best artificial turf system currently available, GreenFields® MX with the TenCate Trimension™ fiber. We are a fantastic club, with a rich history and a unique stadium. We want to exude that feeling, that pride, from every Sparta pore again, including the young. Our artificial turf field is an investment in that future.”
John TraskHead men's soccer coach / University of Wisconsin
"We played one of our scheduled Spring games on the new turf at Rockford and I must say GreenFields has got it right with this new woven technology. There is a real noticeable improvement. Not only is it extremely natural looking but the ball roll and ball bounce play as close to natural grass as any artificial field I've seen. "
Ryan MillerGeneral Manager / Sparta Dome
The Sparta Dome is now home to soccer, softball, baseball, football, lacrosse, field hockey, frisbee football and more. All of our customers are blown away with the turf and they are thrilled that we chose to work with Greenfields due to the playing surface they now get to enjoy. The rental groups that we work with and our Sparta Program participants recognize the true advantage they have by playing & practicing here with us due to the Dome having the best turf surface in our area. Throughout the entire process, from bids to project completion and especially service after the sale & installation, Greenfields has demonstrated the highest level of professionalism and sincere interest in our satisfaction as their customer. If you are in the market and looking for synthetic turf for your facility or stadium, we would highly recommend Greenfields.
GreenFields have provided us with an amazing pitch which is new, up-to-date and which the teachers have dreamt about for over 15 years. The entire GreenFields team from sales, administration to project management and site staff have been exemplary and the build experience made the long bidding and fundraising process a distant memory.
Steve StenersenCEO / US Lacrosse
We spent considerable time evaluating the product lines and brand fit of a number of synthetic turf manufacturers, and we concluded that GreenFields was an outstanding fit, from innovation to performance to sustainability, their product lines stood out.
David GilliamAthletic Director / Plainview High School
I can’t wait to see the finished product. It will be completely different. I would say it will be one of the best stadiums in the area, maybe in at least 3A. We’re excited about it.
Rhonda Jo Ackerman-AlfordProject Manager / Broomfield County’s Capital Improvement
Broomfield set the bar high and we were fortunate to hit it with the MX system. There was no obvious competition that could match the specifications of GreenFields® MX.