Winter Christmas blues adé: Winterdorf in Winterberg offers besides Glice® Synthetic Ice Christmas Rink magical times for all ages

On 17 December, the christmas village “Winterdorf” on the market square in Winterberg opened its doors: The christmas village is located in the heart of North Rhine-Westphalia opened and welcomes both christmas and snow fans of all ages. The first christmas winter village of the small town Winterberg offers besides 15 charming christmas huts and a lot of hot mulled wine also a Karrussel, which will let children eyes sparkle long before christmas eve, and, of course, another attraction can be found: Our Allrounder! Since december 17th, Winterberg’s Winterdorf owns a Glice® Christmas rink.

Within all that christmas hassle, do not miss to visit the traditional crib game on december 23 with all your loved ones, or the highlight of the season: The breathtaking final concert. The christmas winter village is open until January 8, 2017.  All this, and of course much more, is located directly around the Glice® Synthetic Ice Rink. If you do not want to miss one of the events, you should follow Winterdorf Winterberg on Facebook:

If the holidays have not yet been putting you in your relaxing mode, or if you are more likely a part of the party fraction, you can simply dance away all christmas stress at famous ice disco on Glice® christmas rink in Winterberg.

The Glice® Synthetic Ice Rink is sponsored by the “Verein zur Förderung des bürgerschaftlichen Engagements und Zusammenlebens, der Heimatpflege und Kulturförderung in Winterberg”, read more about this support at:

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Glice® Zero Energy Mobile Synthetic Skating Rinks work without electricity and without water. Learn more about our Glice® ice rinks and make your next event – just like Winterdorf in Winterberg – a christmas winter wonderland.

Glice® not only sells synthetic ice. Glice® offers complete tailor-made business solutions and know-how. Also follow Glice® on Facebook: and do not miss any news about the world’s leading supplier of high-quality synthetic ice rinks.

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Coming soon! Glice® synthetic ice rink in Rio!

Glice® synthetic ice is bringing high quality Swiss Engineering all the way to Brazil and will be featured at the House of Switzerland in Rio de Janeiro.

It will open on August 1., just in time for the summer Olympics. Don’t miss it.

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Glice® synthetic ice on Chinese TV

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The Glice®-rink that was inaugurated in China in February, 2015 and has been moved to a new site. This premium synthetic ice rink attracted many local visitors, including a Chinese television channel who came to document the enthusiasm of the young skaters and hockey players that were excited about this new attraction.

Glice® produces high quality plastic ice that does not require water or electricity to run, adapting to all climates and environments. With its Ultra-Glide Technology and minimal maintenance costs, Glice® has become a leader in the synthetic ice industry and presents a great alternative to conventional ice.

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Glice® synthetic ice featured in Swiss magazine, UBS


Glice® synthetic ice co-founders, Viktor Meier and Tony Vera are featured in an article in Swiss magazine, UBS.

The article details the innovative business idea these Entrepreneurs brought to life and converted into a profitable business through the integration of the newest technology and the use of high quality raw materials.

Meier and Vera are confident the business will keep growing and pride themselves in providing opportunities for everyone, everywhere, through these environmentally friendly synthetic ice rinks.

Read the article: “UBS magazine article, innovative business”

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Glice® synthetic ice Slapshot Station at the 2016 Zürich Festival

Our Glice® team installs a Slapshot Station at this year’s festival in Zürich, Switzerland. Come test your shooting speed on our premium synthetic ice!

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First Glice® synthetic ice rink in Armenia

The first premium synthetic ice rink was installed in Armenia. It needs no water or electricity and produces minimal maintenance costs.

In addition, Glice® plastic ice incorporates Ultra-Glide technology to resemble real ice in every aspect.

This environmentally friendly artificial Glice®-ice rink is the perfect entertainment for young and old.

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World’s leading zoo installs premium synthetic Glice®-rink

This Glice® synthetic ice rink gains popularity at the zoo due to its high quality, durability, and low cost maintenance. Glice® premium artificial ice rinks require no water or electricity to be maintained and are completely environmentally sustainable!

Zoo visitors and experts alike are impressed by the resemblance this synthetic ice rink has to real ice. Glice® proudly incorporates ultra-glide technology that allows the skaters to have the same experience they would have on a conventional ice rink.

You can learn more about the premium plastic ice of Glice® by visiting our website: or by contacting us here!

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Professional Ice hockey forward tests Glice® premium synthetic ice

Ludwig Wild is a professional ice hockey player at the EV Landshut in Germany. As a professional ice hockey forward he came to test Glice® synthetic ice and evaluate the quality of our artificial ice rinks.

In the video below he explains that Glice® is a great alternative, not only to real ice but also to inline hockey, an option a lot of hockey players resort to in the summer. Inline hockey keeps the enthusiasm for the game alive, but it is not a substitute for conventional ice rinks where athletes can practice and improve their skills. Glice® synthetic ice, according to Wild, offers a high quality alternative to conventional ice, and is a great training option where ice hockey professionals can prepare for the next season.

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Green Ice Technology – progress with synthetic ice

Green ice technology is a continuously evolving method of making ice rinks more eco friendly and environmentally sustainable. Synthetic ice is often referred to as green ice due to its non-existing water and electricity costs and its eco-friendliness. While synthetic ice has many advantages over conventional ice, the environmental implications of conventional ice play a big role in the rising popularity of synthetic ice.


The world is becoming more conscious of its environment, implementing laws to limit carbon emissions and the amount of carbon footprints an individual or a corporation can make. The ice rink industry uses huge amounts of water every year for the maintenance and care of its facilities. There is great potential for change and synthetic ice is the solution.


Global Warming is happening Now!

The concern for the environment is to be taken seriously; Global Warming is real and it is happening now! We can no longer escape this reality by challenging the significance of Global Warming and the validity of its causes. It is time for change and everyone has to contribute in order to make a difference.

You may think that ice hockey, figure skating, and other winter sports don’t contribute to the detriment of our environment; well, think again. It takes about 12,000 to 15,000 gallons of water (about 50,000 liters) to create one NHL regulation ice sheet. On top of that there are electricity costs to freeze the water. During games or sport events the ice sheet has to be resurfaced constantly to maintain a consistent gliding factor and ensure an unobstructed performance.


The NHL is responsible for about 530,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions per year, including games, regular season, playoffs and travel. One square meter of conventional ice uses about the same amount of energy as an average home.


Eco-friendly skating

The environmental focus in today’s skating world is becoming more and more noticeable and green ice skating rinks are becoming the preferred option. Synthetic ice rinks don’t require any water or electricity and they can be used season after season with minimal maintenance costs. In addition, most artificial ice rinks are made with completely organic materials and can be recycled after many years of use.


Glice® is the leading expert in the field of Green ice technology. Our goal is not only to make synthetic ice available to anyone and everyone, but also to develop and contribute to green ice technology by creating premium synthetic ice rinks that can really compete with real ice rinks. Glice® is already present in over 50 countries and represents clients all over the world, including huge corporations, such as Hard Rock Café, The American Club Resort, and Base Hockey. With today’s technology and the amazing capabilities it equips us with, the difference between synthetic ice and real ice is minimal.

If you are interested in green ice technology or want to know more about Glice® premium synthetic ice, contact us today and get your questions answered. We are here to help.