Campey Turf Care Systems
Richard Campey detected an untapped market need, realising that there was a role for a specialist supplier of high-quality purpose built equipment that would enable turf managers to meet the increased demands placed on modern sports turf surfaces. What initially started out as business offering sports turf maintenance work within the North West of the United Kingdom, has grown to be one of the UK’s leading independent distributors, with machinery available throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and the USA.
Consolidate Turf is a family-run business focused on quality and exceptional customer service. We manufacture products at our state-of-the-art premises, enabling the company to expand and meet our client’s needs now and in the future. Consolidate Turf has a combined experience of over 100 years in the Amenity sector. Our customer portfolio runs across the UK and Europe, spanning national stadiums, world-renowned golf courses, Premier League facilities and La Liga complexes through to grass roots facilities.
DLF is the world’s largest breeder, producer and distributor of grass seed. With subsidiaries in Denmark, Holland, UK, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Russia, China, New Zealand, South America, USA and Canada. Our extended distributor and customer service network serves markets worldwide, delivering well-known brands, including: Johnsons Sports Seed, Masterline and Topgreen. DLF focuses on the demands of customers as well the market trends of the professional amenity market. Offering the world’s largest turf seed research and breeding programmes, DLF works consistently to improve the quality and reliability of all varieties. To exceed market expectations, these varieties are tested through a worldwide trialling network for adaptation to different climatic and environmental conditions.
Dennis & SISIS
Based in Derbyshire, Dennis and SISIS are divisions within the Howardson Group. In-house engineering ensures all components are manufactured to a high specification enabling us to supply world class turf maintenance equipment to groundsmen and greenkeepers around the world. Our customer base ranges from high profile sporting venues to local grass roots sports clubs, all appreciating British manufacturing at its best. The extensive product portfolio consists of pedestrian mowers, including cassette machines, dedicated mowers and the PRO 34R rotary mower launched in 2019 along with pedestrian and tractor mounted scarifiers, aerators, sweepers and slitters along with other specialised equipment for maintaining synthetic surfaces.
Intelligent Play combine sports construction specialists, computer visionaries and AI technicians to solve the two biggest challenges facing sports fields today: how to make surfaces play better and last longer. Following four years of intensive research, development and testing, Intelligent Play are already working with numerous prestigious global clients, including: Real Madrid FC, The FA, The RFU, Ajax FC, Nottingham Forest FC, The Football Foundation and more. Intelligent Play track pitch activity and help to automate field management and maintenance requirements ensuring optimum surface performance and consistent player safety.
Natural Grass have developed the most advanced reinforcement technologies for football pitches. Designed to reduce the carbon footprint and the use of water while increasing athletes’ performance, those hybrid grass technologies equip the most demanding clubs across the world. By introducing state-of-the-art technologies (not only hybrid grass, but also marketing or medical technologies, all related to sports pitches), Natural Grass is at the forefront of developing cutting edge sports venues. The company is recognized for its innovative vision, sustainable commitment and forward-thinking technologies.
The SGL System enables you to grow and maintain a high quality natural grass sports playing surface under any circumstance and with any playing schedule. The system consists of a wide range of unique tools that optimize the growth conditions of your grass playing surface, whether it is a pitch, a court or a green. Individually these tools offer you solutions for specific turfgrass challenges, together they form a complete grass management system. Our system consists of grow lights, grass monitoring equipment, agronomical analysis and advice, and grass care to optimise plant health. Our goal is to help you achieve your desired grass quality.
At Intelligent Marking, we have invented and developed the Intelligent One – the world's first and most comprehensive robot for autonomous line marking of any imaginable field. This unique robot technology ensures a much more accurate, reliable and sustainable result – every time. With support for more than 45 different sports types and over 10.000 layout combinations, nothing is impossible.
Join us in questioning the turfcare industry
Turf Business look forward to hosting their Turf Business Summit Question Time Event on Tuesday, June 25th at St George’s Park, the home ground of England’s national football team.
This event – the second of our UK gatherings – will offer delegates the chance to be part of a live audience and pose questions to a panel of leading industry figures.
Hoping to spark lively discussions and debates on industry-wide topics, our expert panel will comprise professionals from across turfcare, including the event host and St George’s Park’s head groundsman, Scott Brooks, Paul O’Mahony, course director at Quinta do Lago (and host of our 2019 Turf Business Summit), Alison Robinson, Principal of Myerscough College, Charles Henderson, from PSD Laboratory Sport and Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club course manager, James Bledge.
The unique St George’s Park event is a take on the popular Question Time TV programme and the engaging day will be broadcast later on our very own Turf Business TV platform.
Visitors to St George’s Park will also have a fantastic opportunity to tour St George’s Park’s top-class facilities and see the England squad’s impressive training grounds up close.
During the event, delegates will have access to the Turf Business Summit 2019 App, enabling them to download information, participate in polls, network and complete surveys.
In the broader picture, the Turf Business Summit UK events are part of an ongoing drive to keep turfcare professionals working together and talking to each other to benefit the industry. Outcomes and issues raised from all our events will help shape groundscare now and in the future.
Readers can send their questions to Turf Business ahead of this event and the best ones will be put forward to our panel. For further details about the St George’s Park event or our second Summit this October in Portugal, please contact Christine Barr, Turf Business Events Manager at email@example.com.
The 2019 Turf Business Summit takes place on the sunny Algarve’s inspiring Quinta do Lago resort and will be hosted by Paul O’ Mahony, course director. We would like to thank all our sponsors for supporting our Summit events:
- Campey Turfcare
- Consolidate Turf
- Dennis & SISIS
- Intelligent Marking
- Intelligent Play
- Natural Grass