Fukuoka, Japan — Recaro, an automotive seating brand of Johnson Controls, has received an order for 80 Recaro LX-F seats for VIP guests of the Fukuoka Softback Hawks, a Japanese baseball team.
Recaro seating is used in the coaching zones of around 70 soccer clubs around the world, the company said. Its marketing manager, automotive seating Japan, Mitsuhiro Maeguchi said: "In the Asian region, we already equip a baseball team, three soccer teams, and a fustal (five-a-side soccer) team with our seats."
He said that all of these seats have been reserved for coaches and players. "This is the first time we have furnished seats for the spectator stands."