Meet the experts: SIS Pitches

SIS Pitches' Joe Shaw, sales manager, Paul Barker, estimating director and Luke Edwards, technical director, discuss the full service process of getting a new or upgraded synthetic pitch for your institution

SIS Pitches is pleased to announce the panel that will be participating in the exclusive webinar: Does your institution need a new pitch? Your how-to guide for synthetic pitches.

The panel, made up of three industry experts from the synthetic grass market, include Joe Shaw, sales manager, Paul Barker, estimating director and Luke Edwards, technical director.

  • Joe Shaw, 10 years’ experience in the sports surfacing industry in logistics, contracting and sales. Responsible for the generation of new and repeat synthetic pitch sales throughout the UK.
  • Paul Barker, 13 years’ experience within the sports surfacing industry primarily responsible for all projects costings, tendering and pitch design. Also, managing the AGP Football Foundation Framework and RFU Rugby 365 initiatives.
  • Luke Edwards, 13 years’ experience in technical and product development/R&D roles within the sports turf industry. Primarily responsible for the development and testing of new and innovative systems that enhance player performance, safety and durability.

Latest innovations in sports surface systems

As the leader in their field, SIS Pitches are at the cutting-edge of sports surface innovation and development. As a company they invest significant time, energy and resource in the pursuit of new artificial grass systems and solutions, with the ultimate goal of making the turf more realistic in order to bring out the very best in all players.

Performance, durability, safety and value are key areas of focus, as is the quest to develop systems that are constructed and manufactured using sustainable methods and raw materials. They work closely with key suppliers to ensure they are offering the highest grade polymers, as well as the very latest and best in fibre extrusion technology.

All of the turf is manufactured at the bespoke production facility in Maryport, Cumbria, which has recently undergone a £1.8m investment to provide a state-of-the-art coating line; offering the ability to provide both latex and polyurethane (PU) coatings on turf products. This latest innovation will help to ensure SIS Pitches produce only the highest quality products, as well as remaining at the forefront of turf technology.

Register now

If you would like to hear first-hand about how the latest innovations in sports surface systems could benefit your school or university, please click here to register.