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Website // www.forbex.com

Forbex has been manufacturing high quality hockey turf for over 30 years and has been part of the FIH Quality Programme since 2004. In Argentina, home of the famous “Las Leonas” (four-time consecutive Olympic Medalists and two-time World Cup winners) and “Los Leones” (2016 Olympic Gold Medalists), they have manufactured and installed over 500 hockey pitches, proudly accompanying the game of hockey since its beginnings in Argentina. In addition, they have installed world-class hockey pitches on 4 continents, in countries such as Canada, Spain, Malaysia, and Mexico, among others. 

Forbex has been the proud supplier of various prestigious international hockey tournaments, such as: 

  •          Youth Olympic Games – 2018 (upcoming)
  •          FIH World Cup – 2010
  •          FIH World League Final – 2015
  •          FIH World League Final – 2013
  •          FIH World League Semi-Final – 2015
  •          FIH World League Semi-Final – 2013
  •          Champions Trophy – 2014
  •          Champions Trophy – 2012
  •          Champions Trophy – 2007
  •          Champions Trophy – 2004
  •          Pan American Cup – 2013
  •          Pan-American Games – 2011
  •          Four Nations Cup – 2010
  •          Four Nations Cup – 2006
  •          Four Nations Cup – 2005
  •          Four Nations Cup – 2004

In addition to manufacturing and installing hockey pitches, Forbex is also a FIFA Licensee and a supplier of World Rugby Regulation 22 compliant pitches, having installed pitches for some of the most prestigious clubs and National Federations in the world, such as the Argentina Football Federation and Boca Juniors

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FIH Approved Products

The FIH periodically reviews and updates the Standards that define the quality levels hockey turfs need to satisfy to become FIH Approved Product. To be an FIH Approved Product a hockey turf must fully comply with the current edition of our Standards (click here for details).  Copies of the FIH Certificates of Approval and product test reports may be obtained from the hockey turf manufacturer. 

Global Approved Products
 
Forbex C1600 TXT SIS
Forbex C1700 TXT Olympia
Forbex C1710 TXT SIS

 

National Approved Products
  Class
Forbex Master Grass P600 2
P580 Champions Grass                                              2

 

Multi-Sport Approved Products
  Class
Forbex Master Grass P600 1
P580 Champions Grass                                              1

 

FIH Certified Fields

Country Field Location Field Category Hockey Turf ID
Argentina Centro National de Alto Rendimiento Deportivo (CeNARD) Global C1500 SIS
Argentina Estadio municipal Dr Ramon Bautista Mestre, Cordoba Global C1600 TXT SIS
Argentina Estadio Mundialista de Hockey Lusiana Aymar, Rosario Global C1600 TXT SIS
Argentina Estadio Malvinas Argentinas Global C1500 SIS
Argentina Santa Barbara Hockey Club - Cancha 3, Buenos Aires Global C1600 TXT SIS

 

  • FIH Preferred Suppliers are companies that manufacture hockey turf products and build hockey fields, click here to learn more.

  • FIH Certified Manufacturers are companies that specialise in the manufacturing of hockey turf, click here to learn more.

  • FIH Certified Field Builders are companies that specialise in building hockey fields, click here to learn more.

  • A FIH Certified Field is independently tested by an FIH Accredited Test Institute to ensure it meets the requirements of the FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf, click here to learn more.

  • All certifications under the FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf are based on tests undertaken by our Accredited Test Institutes, click here to learn more.

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