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Groundbreaking turf innovation at BTME 2024

Groundbreaking turf innovation at BTME 2024: Envu, a leading provider of turf management solutions, is set to make a significant impact at the upcoming British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association’s (BIGGA) Turf Management Exhibition (BTME) from January 23-25 at the Harrogate Convention Centre.

At stand 134, Envu will showcase a range of products including the first and the only bio-control fungicide on the market in the UK and Ireland, Harmonix Turf Defense.

Groundbreaking turf innovation at BTME 2024

Groundbreaking turf innovation at BTME 2024

The company’s National Accounts Manager for the UK and Ireland, Phil Logan, will also be hosting a seminar titled ‘The future of disease management’ on January 24, 2024, from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM on the Seminar Stage.

Offering a deep-dive into the changing landscape of managing and controlling fungal diseases on golf greens, the seminar aims to provide attendees with insights into regulations affecting plant protection products in the UK and EU.

“I’ll be exploring the importance of alternative approaches to disease management, explaining biological fungicides’ mode of action and discussing how bio-controls can be integrated into disease management strategies for reduced reliance on conventional fungicides,” explains Phil.

“Visitors are welcome to join us on our stand to find out more about Harmonix® Turf Defense.”

Boasting broad-spectrum contact fungicidal activity, Harmonix® Turf Defense is a revolutionary bio-control fungicide and the first and only registered product of its kind in the UK and Ireland. With its proven ability to reduce the reliance on chemical products, it is set to transform attitudes towards turf disease management.

“It is designed to combat common turf diseases such as microdochium patch, anthracnose, and dollar spot,” says Phil.  “Importantly for users, Harmonix® Turf Defense is suitable for use on golf courses and sports turf throughout the year, whether the grass is in vegetative rest or actively growing.”

“This groundbreaking fungicidal innovation is based on a patented strain of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens, QST 713, which naturally produces high volumes of bioactive compounds known as Lipopeptides, which exhibit fungicidal activity upon direct contact with plant pathogenic fungi,” notes Phil.

Visitors to the Envu stand will also have the opportunity to participate in the Batak competition, where the fastest in turf can win a £250 Amazon voucher, with a £50 runner-up prize.

Find out more https://www.uk.envu.com/turf-management/harmonix-turf-defense

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SISIS innovation to be showcased at BTME

SISIS innovation to be showcased at BTME: At BTME 2024 SISIS will be presenting a selected range of products designed for fine turf surfaces and sports pitches.

With a rich legacy in the industry, SISIS is renowned for its commitment to simplicity and efficiency, and these attributes can be seen in the range of products on display at their new location on Stand 216 in Hall 2.

SISIS innovation to be showcased at BTME

SISIS innovation to be showcased at BTME

The 1.2m Multitiner, a drum-type tractor-mounted aerator, stands out for its uncomplicated design and low maintenance requirements. Ideal for fine turf and sports fields, this aerator offers versatility in various aeration methods, including solid, chisel, and hollow tining, with a maximum depth of 100mm and minimal surface disturbance. Fast and effective, this aerator will leave minimal surface disturbance.

The TM1000, a tractor-mounted scarifier and linear aerator, takes centre stage with its unrivalled ability to remove and control thatch, helping to reduce standing water by improving water infiltration. Equipped with a collector box, floating unit, and contra-rotating reel for a clean, consistent groove, the TM1000 features interchangeable blades and a tool-free depth setting, ensuring an excellent finish.

Ideal for renovation and repair work, SISIS also presents the Variseeder, a versatile tractor-mounted seeder with a variable seeding rate, perfect for golf course maintenance, lawns, and amenity areas. This low-maintenance seeder boasts a fast work rate and enables overseeding without taking ground out of play.

The SISIS Flexibrush, a tractor-mounted brush with a 5.35-meter working width, emerges as an ideal solution for both synthetic and natural turf surfaces. Floating brush sections follow ground contours efficiently, making it effective for controlling worm casts, dispersing top dressings, and standing grass up before cutting, ultimately enhancing the cut and presentation.

Throughout the event, knowledgeable SISIS staff will be on hand at Stand 216 to offer valuable insights and advice on the showcased machinery.

For further information or a no obligation demonstration, please contact SISIS on 01332 824 777 or visit www.sisis.com

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Ransomes Combines Legacy and Innovation

Ransomes Combines Legacy and Innovation: Ransomes is launching its first lithium machine at Saltex, with the Aurora ELiTE lithium out-front rotary mower cutting a new path in clean, green, sustainable turf maintenance.

Whilst this is Ransomes’ first lithium mower, the company has decades of experience with electric products as the world’s first manufacturer of electrified mowers.

Ransomes Combines Legacy and Innovation

Ransomes Combines Legacy and Innovation

As a result, the zero-emissions, road-worthy, quiet turf maintenance solution is meticulously designed to meet the demands of professional operators on their hardest working days.

Powered by proven ELiTE Lithium Samsung SDI batteries and based on the much-loved HR380 chassis, the innovative Ransomes Aurora ELiTE ensures efficiency and longevity. The onboard, overnight charging feature means the mower is always ready for action.

When the action comes, the electric direct drive motors for the cutting system and electric-driven transaxle with auto-limited slip differential combine to deliver exceptional performance and manoeuvrability.

The electric-powered hydraulic lift and steering systems elevate the industry standard with effortless control and outstanding productivity. With a remarkable transport/mow speed of up to 25 km/hr (15 mph), tasks are completed swiftly and seamlessly.

The cutting-edge mowing deck boasts a substantial 1.52 m (60″) cut width, coupled with an adjustable cut height ranging from 25 to 115 mm (1 – 4.5″). Engineered with the utmost attention to longevity, the deck construction features a robust bull nose profile forged from high-strength steel, complete with solid bumper rails and replaceable nose wear plates. The bolted assembly of impact and serviceable parts ensures durability and ease of maintenance.

With a lightweight, high-strength steel frame, the Aurora ELiTE is built to withstand the rigours of professional use. Numerous optional accessories can be added to the machine, including a road light kit, storage racks, and mulching deck baffles to tailor it to your needs.

Ransomes Combines Legacy and Innovation

Ransomes Combines Legacy and Innovation

Visit stand F140 at SALTEX to experience the future of precision and performance first-hand and learn why the Aurora ELiTE is the best value for investment in commercial turf maintenance.

As well as viewing the new electric lithium out-front mower and the Jacobsen SLF1 ELiTE, visitors to the Ransomes stand will be able to see electric vehicles from Cushman and the Ransomes MT503 flail and cylinder mowers.

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Hunter innovation impresses The Swans

Hunter innovation impresses The Swans: The advanced technology of Hunter Irrigation has hugely impressed Swansea City FC with Head Groundsman Evan Davies claiming it has improved the turf and simplified the irrigation process. 

As soon as Evan started his first job at a local cricket club, he knew that sports turf management was going to be his career. Over a decade later and he finds himself in the top position at the Swansea.com Stadium – home to Swansea City FC and Ospreys Rugby, in which he oversees the main stadium, the first-team training complex, and the youth academy.

Hunter innovation impresses The Swans

Hunter innovation impresses The Swans

Somewhat of a perfectionist, Evan likes to keep well informed of industry trends and technological advancements, and future planning is something he likes to see in companies that he chooses to work with:

“In my opinion, companies in this industry always need to have something next in line – the next product or innovative technology. KAR UK and Hunter Irrigation are great examples of forward-thinking companies. The development is always there. Roger Lupton (KAR UK Regional Sales Manager) is always keen to tell me what exciting new products and concepts are coming next. It’s great to see.”

The Hunter Irrigation system at the stadium, supplied by KAR UK, includes eight of the most technologically advanced commercial rotors on the market – the I-80’s.

Engineered for sports turf, the I-80 is built with a robust, dirt-tolerant gear drive that offers the highest torque output of any rotor in the commercial sphere, and extends a radius range from 11.3 to 29.6 meters. The I-80 features a wide range of highly efficient, dual-trajectory, wind-fighting nozzles for highly efficient performance in a range of applications. It also provides total top serviceability (TTS) via its integrated, surface-mounted snap-ring for no-dig easy maintenance.

“The I-80’s are incredible,” said Evan. “We are now able to get water to every area of the pitch including the wings – whereas previously we couldn’t reach them. It has made the pitch quicker and the playability better, so the manager and the coaches are happy.

Hunter innovation impresses The Swans

Hunter innovation impresses The Swans

“The TTS aspect of the rotors makes life a lot easier too. For example, before one game an away player came onto the pitch earlier than expected. He kicked a ball, and it broke one of the sprinklers. Fortunately, myself and a member of staff fixed it and put a new one in within 15 minutes. With the old sprinklers, that would have been impossible – we may have had to have the game postponed as we would have had to dig around it to replace the sprinkler.

“The ease of being able to change and service the I-80’s is a massive benefit. In fact, I can rely on any of the staff at any of the sites to be able to change the I-80 rotors if needed.”

As Evan alludes to, a Hunter Irrigation system is installed at all three of the club’s sites and Evan and his team can control the system to any of the pitches through the mobile-friendly Centralus irrigation management platform. This provides highly secure, comprehensive cloud-based control and monitoring features to the ACC2 controller. The connectivity allows users to view a controller’s status, change settings, view forecasts, save water, and receive instant notification of important system alarms — all without costly and time-consuming travel and site visits.

“It is so convenient,” said Evan. “If you are pitch side you don’t have to keep walking back and forth to control the water – you can just do it from your phone; you could be at home after just putting some fertiliser down and the rain suddenly stops – well you don’t have to drive back into work to put the water on anymore; whether it is a phone, a laptop or a tablet you can control everything.

“In the palm of your hand you can ensure that any part of any pitch gets the exact amount of water it needs. That is technology that certainly makes life easier for any groundsman.”

For more information, please visit www.karuk.com

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COVERMASTER® wins innovation award

COVERMASTER® wins innovation award: The Sports Field Management Association (SFMA) has named COVERMASTER® as one of only three recipients of their 2022 Innovation Awards Program.

The award was presented to COVERMASTER® for its revolutionary TARPMATE AIR ROLLER™. This unique Roller system reduces the manpower to roll sports field covers on and off the playing surface. Where normally 6 persons were required for traditional plastic or steel rollers, 2-3 people can now do the job with TARPMATE AIR™.

COVERMASTER® wins innovation award

COVERMASTER® wins innovation award

In addition, once the covers are rolled onto the TARPMATE AIR™, it can be deflated, rolled up, and stacked and stored on pallets, greatly reducing storage requirements. When ready to deploy for the next application, simply unroll the TARPMATE AIR™, inflate it and roll out the cover.

With over 2,700 members, the SFMA’s Innovative Awards Task Group selects commercial company members who have developed a product, service, or technology that makes playing fields safer and more playable for athletes. Winners not only fill a need but are creative in the way they save time and resources while improving productivity, enhancing environmental protection, and improving overall efficiency.

Learn more about the award-winning COVERMASTER® Tarpmate Air Roller at https://www.covermaster.com/TarpMate-Air

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GroundWOW win 10th innovation award

GroundWOW win 10th innovation award: North-West autonomous technology innovators, GroundWOW, have been announced as the winners of TheStadiumBusiness Innovation Award 2021 at Emirates Old Trafford stadium in Manchester.

Now in their 12th year, TheStadiumBusiness Awards are the only awards to recognise a whole spectrum of achievements from across the global stadium industry. The awards are nominated by the industry, for the industry recognise leadership, innovation and achievement in the design, delivery and operation of sports and entertainment facilities globally.

GroundWOW win 10th innovation award

GroundWOW win 10th innovation award

“To be nominated by the industry in such an innovation rich environment was already incredible. To actually win is an enormous and hugely valuable recognition of our development of this point” said GroundWOW’s Chief Commercial Officer, David Pritchard.

The judging panel was made up of well-respected worldwide stadium professionals and the award was presented by David Manica of MANICA Architecture; the designers of the incredible Wynn Field Club at the Allegiant Stadium home of the NFL’s Las Vegas Raiders.

There is no better tribute to the work of GroundWOW’s talented team than to be featured on such a stellar list of organisations, projects and individuals as this one. Launched in 2019, the Stockport-based company took home their 10th innovation award for the AV/AI-driven ground printer which activates underutilised real estate.

“Congratulations to everyone who reached the podium,” commented Ian Nuttall, founder of TheStadiumBusiness Awards. “Winners included our industry’s leaders, achievers and stand-out venues, who should all be very proud of their achievements.”

JUDGES

Hundreds of nominations were whittled down to create the shortlist, judged by an independent panel of industry figures including:

  • Jacque Holowaty, VP Employee & Guest Experience, Climate Pledge Arena
  • Nick Sautner, Chief Executive Officer, The Eden Park Trust
  • Dionna Widder, Chief Revenue Officer, Houston Dynamo
  • Darren Burden, Executive Director, Kai Tak Sports Park
  • Mel Raines, EVP of Corporate Comms, Community Engagement & Facility Operations, Pacers Sports & Entertainment
  • Paul Fisher, Consultant (Former Chief Executive, Jockey Club Racecourses)
  • Christian Lau, CTO, Los Angeles FC / Banc of California Stadium
  • Andy O’Sullivan, Venue Director, Tottenham Hotspur FC
  • Ian Nuttall, CEO & Co-Founder, TheStadiumBusiness

THE 2021 WINNERS

The Winners and Shortlisted Nominees in each category are as follows:

SUSTAINABILITY & COMMUNITY AWARD

Category Winner: BeAsOne Community Program – Cagliari Calcio

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Aarhus. Ansvar. Fremtid: Strategic sustainability program – AGF Aarhus
  • The Beacon: Community Hub – Foundation of Light, Sunderland FC
  • SMISA Stadium – St Mirren FC
  • Toronto Vaccine Day: Our Winning Shot – Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
  • Wall of Honour: Ajax Fan Columbarium – PC Uitvaart/Ajax FC/Funeral Products

FAN EXPERIENCE AWARD (SPONSORED BY AVIXA)

Category Winner: Allegiant Stadium Tours – Las Vegas Raiders/BRC Imagination Arts

Shortlisted nominees:

  • 5G Test Bed at Cegeka Arena – KRC Genk, Belgium
  • Power Portal – Cleveland Cavaliers, USA
  • AberDNA & Challenger Club strategy – Aberdeen FC, Scotland
  • Warriors’ Dub Hub – Golden State Warriors, USA

INNOVATION AWARD

  • Category Winner: AV/AI-driven Ground Printer– GroundWOW

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Social Distancing Seating Tool – 3D Digital Venue
  • VenueShield™ Programme – ASM Global
  • Venue Twin – OnePlan
  • VfL Connect hospitality app – VfL Wolfsburg
  • Covid Safety Hub – Realife Tech

INTERIOR & FIT-OUT AWARD

Category Winner: Wynn Field Club at Allegiant Stadium – Las Vegas Raiders

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Cache Creek Club at Levi’s Stadium – San Francisco 49ers
  • Field Cabanas and Bungalow Suites at SoFi Stadium – LA Rams
  • Interior Preservation and Modernisation – Helsinki Olympic Stadium
  • Westview at Stamford Bridge – Chelsea FC/KSS

VENUE TECHNOLOGY

Category Winner: LED Lighting System in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium – Olympiastadion Berlin GmbH

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Infrastructure and Technology Services at Adams Park – Wycombe Wanderers FC / Landways Management
  • Nationwide EPOS Implementation – ASM Global (UK)
  • PAM Wayfinding & Touchpoints at SoFi Stadium – LA Rams/Hollywood Park
  • Technology Partners Integration at Chase Center – Golden State Warriors

PROJECT OF THE YEAR

Category Winner: Leicester City FC Training Ground – Leicester City FC

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Grand Palais Ephemere – Jean-Michel Wilmotte/GL Events/Paris2024
  • Helsinki Olympic Stadium renovation – Helsinki, Finland
  • Lynn Family Stadium – Soccer Holdings/Louisville City FC/HOK
  • Compton & Edrich Stands at Lord’s – Marylebone Cricket Club/WilkinsonEyre
  • Sahlen Field renovations – Toronto Blue Jays

SPONSORSHIP, SALES & MARKETING AWARD

Category Winner: Avicii Arena – Trygg-Hansa and Bauhaus/ASM Global/Tim Bergling Foundation

Shortlisted nominees:

  • DRV PNK Stadium – Inter Miami CF
  • The Hundred – England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)
  • ‘New Lawn’ naming rights – Forest Green Rovers FC
  • Virtual Pink Seat – Sydney Cricket Ground/McGrath Foundation/Cricket Australia

UNSUNG HERO AWARD

Category Winner: Jackie Ventura, Director of Facility Health and Hygiene, Golden State Warriors

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Danielle Snyder, Senior Vice President, Guest Services & Security, STAPLES Center
  • Lesley Spuhler, CEO, Foundation of Light (Sunderland AFC)
  • Gary Storrie, Health and Safety Manager, Formula 1
  • James Tagg, Executive Head Chef, Manchester United
  • Guy Wickett, Development Manager (En Todo), Crystal Palace FC

EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARD

Category Winner: Al Guido, President, San Francisco 49ers

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Vince Cicero, SVP of Corporate Partnerships, FC Cincinnati /TQL Stadium
  • Eric Granger, General Manager, KFC Yum! Center
  • Freyja Handy, General Counsel (Europe), ASM Global
  • Joe Lacob, CEO & Co-Executive Chairman, Golden State Warriors
  • Tim Shannahan, CEO, Orangetheory Stadium

VENUE OF THE YEAR AWARD

Category Winner: SoFi Stadium

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Allegiant Stadium
  • Anfield
  • Brentford Community Stadium
  • Chase Center
  • Suncorp Stadium
  • WiZink Center Madrid

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT

·       David Keirle, Chair, KSS

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GroundWOW® up for Innovation Award

GroundWOW® up for Innovation Award: GroundWOW has been shortlisted for the Innovation Award in TheStadiumBusiness Awards 2021.

Launched in 2010, The StadiumBusiness Awards were the first industry awards for the stadium sector, by the stadium sector.

GroundWOW® up for Innovation Award

GroundWOW® up for Innovation Award

Ian Nuttall, Founder, TheStadiumBusiness said: “Now in their second decade, TheStadiumBusiness Awards continue to recognise leadership, innovation and achievement in the design, delivery and operation of sports and entertainment facilities globally.

“As our industry restarts and recovers post-pandemic, it’s vital that we look for inspiration and ideas from our colleagues around the world. Sports and entertainment businesses are now re-imagining and re-invigorating their guest experience – embracing technology, service, and creativity to deliver ever more magical moments.

“The world’s venues are the ‘memory factories’ of humanity and it is wonderful to see across all the finalists that our industry is alive with new ideas and new approaches. Venues cannot simply take fans for granted. Instead, we are seeing the industry’s best facilities continue to re-invent their offer and enhance the fan experience, connect more deeply with their communities and tackle their sustainability obligations.”

GroundWOW® up for Innovation Award

GroundWOW® up for Innovation Award

“For 2021 we have an amazing shortlist of finalists across the categories. Our expert Judging Panel will have its work cut out determining a single winner in each category ahead of our Winners’ Party in Manchester on 30 November. Meanwhile, our congratulations to all TheStadiumBusiness Awards 2021 finalists for making the cut – they are all winners and champions for our industry.”

GroundWOW’s Chief Commercial Officer, David Pritchard commented: “We are beyond thrilled for GroundWOW to be recognised with a nomination in the Innovation category of TheStadiumBusiness Awards. To be nominated by the industry at such a powerful event for the industry and in a forum that truly understands what innovation means and requires is an enormous validation of our efforts to this point”.

TheStadiumBusiness Summit takes place from November 30th to December 1st 2021.

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Farmtrac tractor wins Innovation Award

Farmtrac tractor wins Innovation Award: Farmtrac’s all-electric FT25G tractor has won the SALTEX Innovation Award in the Environmental and Sustainability category.

The award celebrates some of the most ground-breaking, innovative products and services within the groundscare industry and this year received over 33 entries in 12 categories.

Farmtrac tractor wins Innovation Award

Farmtrac tractor wins Innovation Award

This win for Farmtrac’s all-electric tractor is a big step forward on the path towards fully sustainable machinery in the industry. Steven Haynes, tractor sales manager at Farmtrac distributor Reesink Agriculture, accepted the award at the winners’ ceremony on the first day of the show, commenting:

“We are incredibly proud to have received this award from GMA and its judging panel. As the first company to enter the market with an all-electric compact tractor, Farmtrac wanted to ensure that this tractor could perform as well as any diesel compact without any major drawbacks for those choosing to go electric.

“A lot of time has been spent on the design and test phase to ensure that it could meet or exceed the performance levels of the diesel machines with the added benefits that come from being battery-powered. We feel this is something that we have been able to achieve with the FT25G, so to be recognised for this by the GMA is a great accolade for us.”

Featuring a 72V lithium-ion battery and onboard charger, the FT25G can be charged from any domestic socket to 100 percent in eight hours for up to seven hours operation. It was on the Reesink e-Vehicles stand at the show which welcomed more participants than ever before at the exhibition taking place in Birmingham on 3-4 November 2021.

The fully sustainable tractor attracted huge interest from attendees keen to see the winning machine which so impressed the award’s independent panel of industry experts with its clean energy offering that doesn’t compromise on performance or reliability.

For the first time this year, the GMA announced there would be additional innovation categories, including Environmental and Sustainability – the one that made it possible for Farmtrac to reach new heights. GMA CEO Geoff Webb said: “We launched the SALTEX Innovation Award to celebrate the very best in new groundscare technology. The competition has significantly grown year on year, and the Innovation Award has helped to put a wide number of products on the map.”

To talk to someone about Farmtrac tractors or becoming a Farmtrac dealer, call 01480 226800, email info@reesinkagriculture.co.uk or check online at reesinkagriculture.co.uk

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ET Lander wins SALTEX Innovation Award

ET Lander wins SALTEX Innovation Award: The Etesia ET Lander utility vehicle has won the SALTEX 2021 Innovation award within the vehicle category, while also finishing second within the environmentally friendly category.

The SALTEX innovation awards were introduced to reward companies launching innovative and technologically advanced equipment within the grounds management sector. Since its launch in 2018, the awards have grown year on year, with 2021 now boasting several different categories for exhibitors to enter.

ET Lander wins SALTEX Innovation Award

ET Lander wins SALTEX Innovation Award

A panel of expert judges chose the Etesia ET Lander as the standout product within the vehicle category, which also made its first UK appearance at the NEC, Birmingham on 3 and 4 November.

Built for use on road and off road in both the town and countryside, the ET Lander is 100% electric, spacious, well-equipped and user-friendly. It is built on a robust chassis and has an array of options including a three-way tipper bed with dual control from the fully-fitted two-seater cab or by remote control when outside the vehicle.

With a length of just 3.72 meters, the ET Lander is very compact. Thanks to the power steering, the short turning radius of 4.40 meters and 360 ° visibility, it goes anywhere. Fitted with lead acid batteries (72V 220 Ah – producing 15.8Kw), the autonomy of the vehicle lasts for a full working day – without noise pollution.

The ET Lander can transport loads of up to 940kgs and can also tow up to 750kgs. With its all-road tires and powerful transmission, it is a real all-terrain vehicle for use in a variety of conditions on slopes and difficult terrain. Furthermore, life is made easier for its users through the integrated loading ramps – which allow for the transport of materials, ride-on mowers and other grounds maintenance equipment.

For more information, please visit www.etlander.co.uk

For more news, reviews and insightful views, you can follow Etesia UK on Twitter @EtesiaUK and like the company’s Facebook page – www.facebook.com/EtesiaUK. You can also view the latest Etesia videos by visiting www.youtube.com/EtesiaUK.

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Innovation Awards shortlist announced

Innovation Awards shortlist announced: Show organisers have revealed the final shortlist for the SALTEX 2021 Innovation Awards.

This year’s SALTEX Innovation Awards received a record-breaking 33 entries. From robotics to battery-powered mowers, tractors to utility vehicles, grow lights to chain saws, the entries included a wide variety of high-quality products, services and equipment.

Innovation Awards shortlist announced

Innovation Awards shortlist announced

Judged by an independent panel of industry experts it was decided that the following innovations would form the final shortlist.

  • AMS Robotics – Bigmow RTK and Parc mow RTK
  • Belchim Crop Protection – Enclean
  • EGO – EGO Power+ 107cm Z6 Zero Turn Riding Mower
  • EGO – EGO Professional-X CSX3000 Top-Handle Chain Saw
  • Etesia – ET Lander
  • Kersten (UK) – Hoaf Weedair 50i
  • Origin Amenity Solutions – Origin Amenity Solution Turf Science and Technology Centre
  • Reesink – Farmtrac FT25G
  • Ritchie & Ritchie Products – Reversible Bottom Blade
  • SGL – TurfPod
  • Turf Tank – Turf Tank One Line Marking Robot – logo functionality
  • Turfkeeper -TurfKeeper.com

The winner’s ceremony will commence in seminar theatre three on the first day of the show (3 November) where the overall winners will be announced across several categories including Robotics, Equipment, Information Technology, Environmental & Sustainability, Vehicles, Consumables and Machinery.

You can view all 33 entries here.

Pre-registration to SALTEX 2021 is essential this year. Attendees must print off their badges for entry to the show.

The safety of all our exhibitors, partners, visitors, contractors, and staff is our highest priority. For more information on Covid safety measures please visit https://gmasaltex.co.uk/covid-safety-measures/

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