Coalpit Heath firm making a mark at Euro 2016

June 06 2016

A company that’s based in Coalpit Heath is playing a crucial role in the Euro 2016 football championships.

Mark Rodman, 2nd Left with staff at Stade Matmut Atlantique, Bordeaux

A company that’s based in Coalpit Heath is playing a crucial role in the Euro 2016 football championships.
Pitchmark, who specialise in providing white line marking paint and equipment, have been chosen to supply their products for the event in France.
Pitchmark was set up in 2010 by Mark Rodman from Mangotsfield, Bristol, a groundsman and horticultural engineer for 30 years including a stint as head groundsman at Cleve RFC for 16 years.
Pitchmark has previously supplied the Confederations Cup 2013 and Brazil World Cup 2014, and currently distribute in over 20 countries worldwide.  Pitchmark were approached in April regarding EURO 2016, and Mark flew out to help train staff at the Stade Matmut Atlantique in Bordeaux, as well as the Stade Velodrome in Marseille.
Mark said: “We’re delighted to have supplied our products to yet another high profile event.  It proves that even though we are a fairly young, small family business, our products, expertise and customer service are market-leading.”
“We’re very proud of course,” Mark added.  “We can’t wait for the tournament to start now, hopefully England can perform as well as our paint!”