Fairmat and Decathlon join forces to revolutionize the world of sport with ecological and high-performance equipment including a racket made of recycled carbon.

A new way of producing snowshoes padel.

Fairmat, a leader in the production of low carbon impact composite materials, announces its collaboration with Decathlon to develop a range of snowshoes. padel Kuikma. The objective is to use the Fairmat material massively from 2024.

This collaboration initiates the transformation of the composite sports equipment industry by offering products that are more respectful of the environment, while maintaining exceptional performance.

The collaboration is based on a virtuous production line, integrating recycled carbon composites. The Fairmat material, efficient and with low environmental impact, allows the production of snowshoes padel light, robust and eco-responsible.

This initiative is part of Decathlon and Fairmat's desire to promote a circular economy and adapt to the current challenges of the scarcity of raw materials. Beyond the snowshoes padel, the collaboration between Fairmat and Decathlon aims to explore other sports applications. Together, the two companies intend to reduce the environmental footprint of sports equipment and meet new consumer expectations. This merger positions Fairmat as a key player in the transition to high-performance sports equipment with a low environmental impact. The association with Decathlon, recognized for its commitment to the environment and innovation, reinforces the impact of this collaboration.

Fairmat: a pioneer in sustainable composite materials Made In France

The company is distinguished by its patented technology for producing a new, more durable material from carbon fiber composite. These innovative materials incorporate recycled composite materials and bio-sourced resins, thus offering an eco-responsible solution for sports equipment manufacturers.

Fairmat emphasizes research and development to create materials with exceptional mechanical properties. Fairmat's team of experts works closely with researchers and industry partners to design solutions tailored to the specific needs of each sport. The company is also committed to reducing the environmental footprint of its own activities.

It has set up a virtuous production chain with a factory near Nantes, to minimize the environmental impact of its production and distribution processes. Fairmat's vision goes beyond the sports industry. The company is actively exploring other sectors where its sustainable composite materials could contribute to a greener and circular economy. These sectors include mobility, connected objects, automotive, high-tech technologies, construction and design. Thanks to its innovative and eco-responsible approach, Fairmat has established itself as a key player in the transition to composite solutions that are more respectful of the environment and adapted to sports equipment.

A virtuous production

« We are very pleased with this collaboration with Decathlon, which is a world leader in the sports industry. At Fairmat, we are committed to developing durable and high quality sports equipment, using high-performance and environmentally friendly composite materials. This collaboration with Decathlon will allow us to pool our expertise to create equipment that meets the expectations of today's athletes, while being more ecological and more resistant. said Benjamin Saada, founder of Fairmat.

« We are delighted to work with Fairmat to develop our sports equipment of tomorrow. At Decathlon, we are committed to a strong approach to reducing the environmental impact of our products. FAIRMAT shares our values ​​and our ambitions, making possible solutions in response to our technological challenges. We are convinced that the material developed by Fairmat will allow us to create innovative, high-performance and environmentally friendly sports equipment. We look forward to pooling our respective know-how to offer our customers high quality products. announces Guillaume LENCLEN, Manager of the Composite BU at Decathlon.