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“We” is the word on which our business is built. We as co-workers, business partners or customers; we are a company that primarily believes in people and their ideas. That is why we create a world of possibilities and put it in the palm of your hand.
To lead the Artificial Grass market year after year, a company has to excel in all management disciplines: Finance, R&D, Manufacturing and Marketing. Working together with Realturf puts your skills to the test, and offers you the necessary support to create and develop leading companies in the world.
“We” is our world. Now our world is yours.
TRADITION Beginning of the 20th Century
Antonio Espinosa Carreres, a businessman from Crevillente, owner of one of the most important carpet companies in the Crevillente area.
Businesses manufactured esparto grass mats, adding new fibers such as reed and pita and spreading the practice of matting to other capitals in Spain (Valencia, Madrid and Barcelona).
TRADITION 1934 -1980
After his death, his sons, and especially his daughter María Espinosa Oliver continue the family business with one of the most important textile warehouses in the area.
TRADITION 1980 – 2002
María’s children, Francisco and Antonio Candela Espinosa, started several textile businesses including Crevicesped, which manufactures second generation sports artificial grass (25 mm maximum height/polypropylene fibers/silica filler)
INNOVATION 3rd Generation Artificial Grass
Juan Rodríguez Sánchez and Antonio Candela Torregrosa, who both studied and worked in the United States, bring to the Spanish industry a new concept of third generation artificial grass (up to 60 mm height/polyethylene fibers/SBR infill). The currently known Realturf Systems SL is born.
INNOVATION Artificial grass for Landscape
Realturf designs the first artificial grass for ornamental purposes for public and private areas. The Elche City Council believes in this new eco-sustainable concept (in the emblematic piece located on Avenida del Ferrocarril) which would save a lot on maintenance and water expenses for the city.
The economic crisis hits the national market. Realturf begins to expand to international markets. France, Italy and the United Kingdom: the first markets with excellent acceptance.
EXPANSION International Markets
50% the of annual sales turnover in international markets.
DEVELOPMENT New production center
New logistics and production center in Alicante.
EXPANSION REALTURF USA Creation
International growth continues with the starting of Realturf USA. Headquarters and logistics center in Houston, United States.
GROWTH 1.000.000 m² per year
Exceeds the annual production of 1,000,000 m² of sports and ornamental artificial grass.
INNOVATION FIFA QUALITY PROGRAM
First Spanish company to meet the demanding international standards and join the FIFA QUALITY PROGRAM.
GROWTH 2.000.000 m² of artificial grass per year
Exceeds the annual production of 2,000,000 square meters of artificial grass.
BUSINESS GROWTH Leaders in 2020
Cepyme (Spanish Confederation of SME) grants recognition and international projection to Realturf with the CEPYME500 award.
INNOVATION INNOVATIVE SME 2020
IVACE recognises Realturf for its commitment to innovation, essential for the economic and social development of our country, with the Innovative SME label.
EXPANSION INTERNATIONALIZATION AWARD
We attended as guests to receive the Internationalization Award at the XLVI ceremony of the Alicante Economy Night by the Official Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Services and Navigation of Alicante due to the extensive commercial network in the foreign market and the opening of new markets and investments made.
EXPANSION REALTURF MEXICO CREATION
We created the first Realturf headquarters in Latin America, specifically in Mexico, with the aim of continuing to grow.
EXPANSION REALTURF FACTORY
We opened a new artificial grass factory, Realturf Factory, with a production capacity of more than 5 million square metres per year.
RESEARCH AWARD FOR INNOVATION
We attended the XVI Gala of the REM 2023 Awards (Relaciones Empresariales del Mediterráneo) to receive the award for innovation in the Auditorium of La Nucía.