London, England: Asian Golf Industry Federation Executive Member Rain Bird, a leading manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services, has entered a partnership with the European Golf Course Owners Association [EGCOA].
Since its beginnings, Rain Bird has offered the golf industry’s broadest range of irrigation products in more than 130 countries around the world.
Rain Bird has joined forces with the EGCOA and its growing supplier’s network to offer EGCOA members its extensive range of irrigation supplies and wealth of knowledge and experience from over 80 years in the irrigation business.
Lodewijk Klootwijk, EGCOA Director said: “We are delighted to welcome Rain Bird to the EGCOA community and are honoured to work together with such an iconic supplier in the irrigation industry.
“Sustainability is a key opportunity for the European golf industry and one we take seriously. Rain Bird’s line of irrigation products provide our members with the opportunity to become more efficient and run more sustainable facilities.’’
The partnership agreement will kick off at the 2014 European Golf Business Conference in Barcelona where Rain Bird will showcase its range of products to the EGCOA members.
Denis Blampoix, European Sales Manager at Rain Bird Europe, said: “We are very excited to join the EGCOA community and are very much looking forward to working together with the EGCOA’s extensive network of golf course owners and operators across Europe.
“In line with the EGCOA’s VISION to create a sustainable future for the European golf industry, we hope to assist their members in reaching this goal with our range of efficient irrigation products.’’