HG Turf Group and SISGrass® sign exclusive partnership in Australia

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The new partnership offers the Australian sports turf industry a revolutionary new hybrid grass system – stitched hybrid grass by SISGrass®.

The SISGrass® machine is versatile and provides the fastest installation on the market. Injecting artificial grass fibres into the playing surface, the surface is instantly stabilised, and the natural grass is protected. SISGrass® is stitched in a 20mm x 20mm square pattern, with 20mm of fibre above the surface and 180mm of fibre below the surface. The hybrid surface, which comprises 5% artificial grass and 95% natural grass, increases the playing hours by up to 3 times.

SISGrass® is designed for long-term performance, with a life expectancy of 10 years+. The polyethylene fibres are UV stable and wear resistant. The fibres can also be recycled, which makes SISGrass® a sustainable choice. The SISGrass® machine is powered by electricity and guided by laser for greater accuracy during installation. One machine can stitch a full-size soccer pitch in 7 days. A smaller version of the stitching machine is also available for goal boxes, golf tees, tennis courts and cricket pitches.

SISGrass® was launched in 2015 and has been installed in over 100 pitches including 50 stadium pitches worldwide. SISGrass® has been used with cool-season grass in the Premier League, FIFA World Cup, UEFA Champions League and Rugby World Cup. SISGrass® has also been used with warm-season grass in the AFC Asia Cup. SISGrass® is also widely used in community sport. HG Turf Group has been supplying the market with hybrid grass for more than 20 years. HERO® and XtraGrass® are the benchmark for lay & play turf replacement, and for the onsite resurfacing of sports fields. The introduction of SISGrass® expands HG Turf Group’s offer of hybrid grass systems.

We are very excited to partner with SISGrass® and offer their patented technology in Australia. Our collaboration includes the purchase of a SISGrass® stitching machine, which will guarantee local supply and support of this international technology. SISGrass® completes our hybrid grass portfolio. Our partnership with SISGrass® is a significant milestone for HG Turf Group, and we are thankful for this opportunity.” Hamish Sutherland – Managing Director – HG Turf Group

“We’re delighted to partner with HG Turf Group. Our SISGrass technology has been installed all over the world and working with this experienced partner presents an exciting opportunity to provide quality hybrid surfaces to a new market in Australia.” Ivo Lamo – Managing Director – SISGrass®

For further information or to register your expression of interest in SISGrass® in Australia please contact; Erik Kinlon – Business Development Manager – HG Turf Group ekinlon@hgturfgroup.com.au