Alan Berry OAM, founded ABS Sports Fields, with a dream to provide men and women of all ages with 24/7 sporting ground facilities. Alan built and managed our business utilising 3 generations of family, and professional associates to grow this highly successful and professional synthetic sports field business. Alan’s personal passion for success, and enjoying the smiles on the faces of sports men and women of all ages when they first run out onto a new synthetic sports field, was the driving force behind ABS Sports Field until Alan’s sudden passing in March 2017. Alan passed the reigns of ABS Sports Fields to his sons Ian and Stephen, following decades of training and guidance in our company as divisional managers. The staff and management structure remains the same, with the same ideas, goals, dreams and passion as instilled by Alan.
ABS Sport Fields has set high standards for innovation, cost effective design and construction of installations ranging from small to very large multi-use surfaces. ABS Sport Fields has always been innovative in design and construction of its base works, and its sport surface types, and continues to dedicate resources to improvements that will benefit the industry and keep ABS Sports Fields and its customers a step ahead. We have constantly been driven to be creative; to find a new solution; to find a better way; to give the customer more than they dreamed and for less than they expected. With our head office in Melbourne, we are designing, constructing and installing in every state of Australia, as well as numerous sports fields overseas, ABS Sport Fields continues to push the boundaries of quality design, construction and installation.
SOUTH HURSTVILLE NSW
Acousto-Scan Pty Ltd is an ISO/IEC 17205 Laboratory that specialises in testing sporting and playground surfaces. They have over 20 years’ experience in testing both installations and products.
Their accreditations include NATA (National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia), FIFA (Federation Intenationale de Football Association), IRB (International Rugby Board), AFL (Australian Football League), CA (Cricket Australia), ITF (International Tennis Federation), FIH (International Hockey Federation). They are an ISS Scientific Body Member.
Acousto-Scan has been directly involved with the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, Pacific Games, FIFA gold projects and World Cups.
Selangor 41000 Malaysia
AFN is one of the biggest manufacturers of sports equipment in South East Asia and also the OEM to various companies in the Europe and Australian market, with more than 25 years’ experience in the industry. The philosophy of AFN Sports is to produce high quality aluminium sports and athletic products and accessories for the global market. AFN Sports deliver, install and also organise the biggest events. We are certified by IAAF, German TUV & BWF.
Today, AFN Sports has set its base in Malaysia to take advantage of the economic production costs and at the same time is in a better position to serve the emerging regional market in Asia and around the world.
Burleigh Heads QLD
Here at All Sport Projects we do more than just the surfacing of sports courts, if you have a sport, we can build it, from start to finish. We are your one stop shop for everything sports. Over the years we have developed a strong professional relationship with a variety of clients including Schools, Councils, Mining Companies, Sporting Associations, Military, Commercial and Private, both in Australia and overseas.
Combined with a highly competent and well trained work force, our senior management team has over 70+ Years combined experience within the industry. From Tennis Courts, Cricket Pitches, Golf Practice and Golf Driving Range areas, Landscaping with Synthetic Lawns, Kindergartens, Play Areas, Swimming Pool, Leisure areas and much more, we are your complete turnkey solution.
Call us now to find out more 1800 222 090.
DANDENONG SOUTH, VIC
APT Asia Pacific is a vertically integrated manufacturer of textile yarns, synthetic grass, coatings, and adhesives.
The complete range includes artificial turf for any sporting or landscape application, as well as polyurethane-based coatings for athletics tracks, indoor gymnasium flooring applications, industrial flooring, roofing, and children’s playground surfacing, as well as cushioned acrylic surfaces for court sport applications.
15 Broadway, Ultimo NSW
Professor Eager represents Australia on ISO/TC 83 Sports and Recreational Equipment. He is an invited technical observer on the European Union Technical Committee CEN/TC 136/SC 1 Children’s Playground Equipment and Surfacing. For a complete list of his positions, please refer to his UTS profile.
David’s primary research is in the area of injury prevention by applying risk engineering and technological interventions to eliminate mortalities and reduce the likelihood and severity of injuries. He is also involved in the human factors research within the UTS Research Centre for Intelligent Mechatronic Systems that is conducting research into the physiological and psychological aspects of human-machine and human-environment interaction.
David is currently investigating improved techniques and parameters for the measurement of material properties for attenuating surfacing within children’s play spaces with a view to reducing the severity and frequency of injuries associated with falls. He is also conducting research into the characterization of trampoline performance.
Astro Synthetic Surfaces supply and install softfall rubber and synthetic turf for all surfaces.
Astro Synthetic Surfaces install high-quality soft fall playgrounds surfaces, water play grounds, splash parks, synthetic grass, rubber mulch and cricket pitches fully built to Australian standards
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Australasian Leisure Management is a business magazine aimed at those who work and manage in all areas of the leisure industry, with sport, venues, play, surfaces and safety key areas of coverage.