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The SGL LED440 on the pitch of the Opus Arena in Croatia, home of NK Osijek.
Flowers and champagne to celebrate Gerard van 't Klooster's 15 years of service at SGL.
SGL stories
A farewell to our walking encyclopaedia
His extensive knowledge, earning him the nickname ‘the walking encyclopaedia’, his passion for grass, and we’ll even miss the ‘lash of Geer’. After 15 years, it’s time for Gerard van ’t Klooster to say goodbye to SGL and enjoy his retirement. “It has been a beautiful ride, an experience they can’t take from me. And well, there are more people with knowledge. It’s not just that ‘crazy’ van ’t Klooster who knows a lot.”
The SGL LED440 grow lighting unit recovering the stadium pitch at Kansas City Current.
Customer stories
State-of-the-art LED grow lighting system at Kansas City Current
‘The Current’ is a young and ambitious soccer club, dedicated to women’s soccer. It is expected that the state-of-the-art CPKC stadium, which is now under construction, will be ready for use in 2024. The investment in sustainable LED technology to maintain the grass playing surface fits perfectly within the innovative and sustainable character of the facility.
The SGL LED120 grow light on the pitch of Hampden Park, in the background the SGL LED440 grow lighting systems.
Customer stories
Hampden Park invested in complete range of LED technology
Glasgow-based stadium Hampden Park, has chosen to fully invest in the latest SGL LED grass grow lighting technology, in their quest to ensure the high-quality standard of their pitch. A challenging task, but with the help of the complete range of SGL's units, the grounds team at Hampden feels confident they can achieve their goal.
The SGL LED440 grow lighting systems on the pitch of Hampden Park.
SGL Masterclass 2024
The SGL Masterclass is our customer-only event hosted at inspiring locations every year. The 2024 Masterclass edition will be held on Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 March 2024, in Edinburgh & Glasgow, where we’ll visit three iconic stadiums. The event is dedicated to knowledge sharing, networking and growing the community.
Attendees SGL Greener Grounds event at Friends Arena
Greener Grounds Event 2023
The Greener Grounds Event took place on Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 October 2023 at Friends Arena in Sweden. It was a great get-together attended by international groundsmen who learned about and shared thoughts on LED technology and sustainable grass disease management through presentations and networking.