Martin Laidler

ProGame Sales Manager, UK, Benelux, Scandinavia and Germany, Trocellen

Martin is the Sales Manager responsible for the UK, Benelux, Germany and Scandinavia for Trocellen’s ProGame brand of shock pads.
In addition, Martin is Key Account Manager for all of the turf producers located in his regions and therefore follows their contracting partners on a global basis.
Martin has worked for the Trocellen Group since 1999 working as a Sales Manager for a myriad of products and applications in the UK including interior trim parts for the automotive industry to tatami mats for Judo and Karate.

In 2010, Trocellen set-up a BU dedicated to the artificial turf industry whereupon Martin was asked to be the lead Sales Manager.
The ProGame brand was launched in 2013 and is now one of the leading shock pads in the Sport, Play and Landscaping markets with annual sales exceeding 1.5 million m2.

ProGame has been installed in a whole host of stadia pitches and training grounds for Football, Rugby and Hockey. Recent examples include, Falkirk FC, Kilmarnock FC ( main pitch and hosted the first ever International Rugby match ), Arsenal, Watford and Charlton FC, Heriot Watt University, FC Braga, PEC Zwolle, several other Eredivisie and Jupiler League main pitches, 3 Clusters in Belgium ( totaling over 70 pitches ), Canon Rugby Field, Seiryo High School and Keio High School in Japan and Deeside Ramblers Hockey Club.

Trocellen GmbH is Europe’s largest producer of cross-linked PE Foams with several production facilities in Europe with its HQ in Troisdorf, Germany and is wholly owned by Furukawa ( Japan ). In addition, Trocellen GmbH has a production facility in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which also produces the ProGame brand.
In his spare time Martin is an avid Cricket fan and toured Japan with the MCC in 2005. He also plays Golf with a handicap of 4.