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Special  –  GreenTech 2018


Introduction of the new element of growth at GreenTech

From June 12 until 14 the third edition of international horticulture trade show GreenTech took place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. With over 450 exhibitors and visitors from all over the world this is one of the biggest trade shows for horticulture business. For this GreenTech edition the focus for.....

Flier Systems presents automatic Growcoon Dispenser

Biodegradable growth and seed plug processed automatically

Flier Systems, a Dutch automation company for the horticultural industry, has expanded its assortment with the Growcoon dispenser, in which the biodegradable growth and seed plug Growcoon is automatically processed. With this expansion, Flier Systems is contributing to the rapid advancement of the seed plug.....

"By using foil, gutters last longer"

“When cleaning during crop rotation the gutters are under a lot of pressure. This can damage the coating and is not something you would want to happen”, Piet van Oord of Oerlemans Plastic explains. Under the name of OPS gutter protection film, Oerlemans Plastic presented a foil to cover gutters in.....

high intensity LED grow light for greenhouses

400W LED suitable one-to-one replacement for 600W HPS

Valoya's fixtures are typically used by seed breeding companies, crop protection companies, vertical farms, research institutes and universities. The wide, patented spectra are what Valoya is known for and now these will become more accessible to greenhouse growers in Valoya’s brand new luminaire for.....

Greentech recap: photo report 2018

Are you ready for some Monday-tainment? We have over 400 photos waiting for you: a recap of last week's GreenTech, which was organised in Amsterdam. The exhibition was visited by 10,465 professionals coming from 112 different countries.Click here for the photo report.477 companiesAt the exhibition 477.....

UV420 lamp aims to maximize plant growth

A new lamp that is intended for maximising plant growth was launched by UK lighting company Ceravision at the Greentech show in Amsterdam on June 12-14, 2018.Ceravision UV420 - medical cannabis grown with plasma (PRNewsfoto/Ceravision)Ceravision Commercial Director, Stuart Stoddart said "Not only does the.....

16 ha project, started in week 10 and glazing is done

GreenTech is over! What did you miss? Did you drop by at Gakon?What is your contribution to the advancement of the global horticulture industry?Gakon is one of the leading companies in the world for advising, producing, supplying, building and servicing of high quality turnkey horticultural projects. What.....

New NEN standard for diffuse glass and HortiQ Hagelunie presented

During the AVAG ‘Dutch Quality Hour’ at GreenTech 2018 on 13 June, chair Harm Maters presented two quality and innovation-related initiatives from the greenhouse sector. Firstly, collaboration with NEN, knowledge institutes and the greenhouse construction and technology industry has resulted in the launch of.....

Codema joins Tomatoworld as a partner

Codema Systems Group from Bergschenhoek has joined as a partner of information and education center Tomatoworld in Honselersdijk. Both want to contribute to creating a healthier and more sustainable world for future generations.Miranda van den Ende (Tomatoworld) and Gideon de Jager (Codema)Since 1958 Codema.....

"A professional cultivation floor drives up production numbers"

With the GreenTech coming up this month we're getting in touch with several horticultural intellectuals, entrepreneurs, innovators and general greenhouse geeks. Today Erfgoed tells us more about how greenhouse floors create optimal conditions for the crops.1. What is your contribution to the advancement of.....

Extended voltage LED provides increased light output

Oreon, Dutch manufacturer of LED fixtures for greenhouse horticulture, is presenting their Oreon Grow Light Extended Voltage fixture during GreenTech 2018 (12 to 14 June 2018) in Amsterdam's RAI. The new water-cooled LED grow light can be connected to a 220-480V power supply in a greenhouse.Extended.....

Smart Staff automatically picks, places and wraps potted plants

With the GreenTech coming up this month we're getting in touch with several horticultural intellectuals, entrepreneurs, innovators and general greenhouse geeks. Today WPS tells us more on how they Proof Solutions. What is your contribution to the advancement of the global horticulture industry?With our.....

New Lumina range to be presented at GreenTech

Only one more day and the Greentech exhibition will kick off, offering innovative solutions in the field of horti and floricultural technology. One of them is Phormium. Peter Ollevier, Sales & Marketing Director, tells us more about their new Lumina range.What is your contribution to the advancement of.....

Priva knowledge sessions during the GreenTech

How can Artificial Intelligence help growers with complex decision-making processes? In what way can knowledge sharing and applying become a major success factor for your company? And how can we improve controlling crop growth in greenhouses with smart technologies? Priva experts will give you answers to.....