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Friday, March 12, 2010 4:12PM IST (10:42AM GMT)
 
Pt. Motilal Nehru Sports Stadium Selects World Class FieldTurf Synthetic Hockey Turf
Uttar Pradesh, India

FieldTurf Tarkett India, the country's leader in artificial grass and sports surfaces has been chosen to supply and install world class FieldTurf synthetic hockey turf for the Pt. Motilal Nehru Sports Stadium at Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh. The turf is likely to be ready for play by the end of summer.

FieldTurf is the undisputed world leader in artificial turf, having invented new generation artificial grass while continuously setting new standards for safety, performance, and durability.

"We are happy that the UP government has selected our world-class hockey turf to be installed in their stadium," stated Mr. Anil Kumar, Director, FieldTurf Tarkett India. "This is the same product that was used for field hockey at the Athens Olympics in 2004. We are confident that the new surface will be a tremendous benefit to hockey enthusiasts and enable them to train and compete on the world's best hockey surface."

FieldTurf is an International Hockey Federation (FIH) approved supplier. The FIH requires the use of approved surfaces for specific international tournaments and maintains performance and test requirements for synthetic turf pitches. FieldTurf meets and exceeds these requirements.

Last year, FieldTurf Tarkett India installed FieldTurf artificial grass for the Salt Lake football stadium in Kolkata (the second largest stadium in the world) and is currently used for I-League matches as well as the recent IFA Shield tournament.

About FieldTurf

FieldTurf offers industry-leading engineering and manufacturing resources and leads the synthetic turf industry with regard to setting higher environmental standards. FieldTurf is the global market leader in terms of synthetic sports fields with more than 3,500 fields installed. Additionally, FieldTurf has attained more than 15,000 satisfied customers in high quality pet, residential, commercial and municipal landscaping solutions, playground surfacing and has a complete range of golf and tennis products. FieldTurf synthetic turf customers enjoy the benefits of significantly reduced water consumption, the elimination of fertilizer and pesticides, superior durability and drainage and a product that looks and feels real. The positive environmental impact of FieldTurf provides the added benefit of LEED building contributions.

FieldTurf is part of Tarkett Sports, a Division of the Tarkett Group. Tarkett Sports is the largest entity in the sports and landscape surfacing industries. Included within the Tarkett Sports portfolio is an impressive range of performance sports flooring products. This product range includes: synthetic and hardwood basketball; volleyball and gymnasium flooring; squash and racquetball courts; floor protection and covering systems; weight room flooring; and high performance indoor and outdoor running tracks, featuring Beynon and Atlas track surfaces. All Tarkett Sports surfaces are developed, produced and installed with a concentration on sustainability and a commitment to protecting the environment, providing additional LEED contribution opportunities for customers. The company calls this focus on sustainability and the environment ‘Environmental Intelligence' and all company personnel strive to exemplify this philosophy in all aspects of the business.

About FieldTurf Tarkett India (Great Sports Infra)

FieldTurf Tarkett India (also known as Great Sports Infra) is India's leader in artificial grass and sports surfaces. The company is the exclusive supplier of FieldTurf in India and has successfully introduced the world-leading brand of artificial turf for sports, residential, and commercial landscaping applications throughout the country. The product range offered by FieldTurf Tarkett India also spans into synthetic and hardwood basketball; volleyball and gymnasium flooring; squash and racquetball courts; floor protection and covering systems; weight room flooring; and high performance indoor and outdoor running tracks.

Since 2004, FieldTurf Tarkett India has completed over 1,600 installations in India, including Infosys, RBI, Salt Lake Stadium, Microsoft, Coca-Cola, Reliance Industries, SBI, National Cricket Academy, Vodafone, and Taj Palace Hotel & Towers, to name a few. For more information, please visit: www.fieldturf.com
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