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Cool Port Packing Rotterdam set to give laser labelling Europe-wide boost

Melons, ginger, apples and avocados featuring laser labelled brands and traceability codes could soon be appearing in supermarkets across Europe, following a new technological investment by Total Produce-supplier Cool Port Packing Rotterdam. The company, part of logistics giant Kloosterboer, works closely.....

Buitendijk Slaman introduces Masterlift

Less maintenance with new multi purpose trolley

The Masterlift is the brand new Multi Purpose Trolley from Buitendijk Slaman; its appearance is quite similar to the well-known machine. It is mainly the inside that is outfitted much more cleverly. "We can make the difference on maintenance," says Matthias Haakman. "That is the most important point where.....

Weterings Mechanisatie

"Constantly looking for improvement"

At Weterings Mechanisatie the improvements follow each other in rapid succession. From chalk installations and spray-carts to scissor lift platforms and equipment for installers or electric tractors. The drafters are working overtime to meet the demand of the customers. Pumps, earthmoving machines and dosing.....

20 million per hour – the anniversary of the potting machine

It all began in Heidenheim in the south of Germany but today more than 50 Mayer dealers and service outlets can be found across the globe. For a total of 18,256 days, the Mayer potting machine has been the epitome of quality in the commercial horticultural sector. This is 50 years in which the company and.....

Mangos, Mariachi & Molé… Olé!

Just as the leaves are turning colors and the chilly autumn wind is blowing in South Germany, the pulsFOG Marketing Team is making their way to sunny Irapuato, Mexico to exhibit at the 11th Annual Expo AgroAlimentaria Guanajuato from 14-16 November 2017. Focused on making Agricultural, Horticultural, Agro.....

Re-use your drain water with an ultra filtration unit

The use of water in greenhouses is not optimized yet. HSI has found a solution to use water in the most efficient way. In cooperation with partner Mienis Water they are able to introduce a new high-tech product: the Ultra Filtration system. Roy van Schagen is very excited: “With this system you can re-use.....

Mayer GmbH & Co. KG: 50 years in 50 countries

The anniversary of the potting machine

Commercial horticultural enterprises have been benefiting from the know-how of Mayer since 1967. With its innovative solutions that promote production efficiency, Mayer GmbH & Co. KG is continually setting new standards in the sector. The company's many customers throughout the world are more than.....

First time at the expoSE 22 and 23 November 2017

Dutch Cerescon presents selective asparagus harvest machine

A selective Asparagus harvest machine that can harvest on three parallel rows has been developed by Cerescon in the Netherlands. The patented underground detection method was inspired by proximity sensor technology that detect the asparagus underground.They enter the coordinates of the pole into a digging.....

10 brand new Cummins natural gas generators subject to asset sale:

Canada: Good opportunity for cogeneration

A global Private Negotiated Sale of ten Cummins 2000 kW Natural Gas Generator Sets has been announced by TCL Asset Group Inc., Toronto Canada, on behalf of Berkshire Hathaway Energy Canada and its subsidiary NEP Holdings LP.This unprecedented offering represents an exceptional opportunity for power and.....

US: Five ag industry trends to watch

2017 has been quite a year so far for the ag industry. A number of trends have emerged, and their potential for impacting equipment manufacturers should not be overlooked. While most of those manufacturers who serve the ag market are aware of these trends, it's important to consider just how they will shape.....

Canada: Packing at the speed of light

VIDEO Now that labor shortage has become a greenhouse grower's biggest nightmare, robots and clever machine vision technology are quickly winning terrain in pack houses.During the Canadian Greenhouse Conference Bus Tour we were invited to see how Mucci Farms uses advanced robot and vision technology to cope with.....

The potting machine turns 50

It was in 1967 that Georg Mayer developed the world's first potting machine with an automatic drill motor. The company still has many innovations and new ideas for the coming 50 years. Mayer GmbH & Co. KG - a name now synonymous with top quality horticultural machinery - is looking to the future with.....

New generation of iconic Harvestman pepper trolley

Whoever has visited a pepper greenhouse, couldn’t have missed it: the scissor trolley from Buitendijk-Slaman. The device has been around for almost thirty years and has basically not changed during that period. At present, the new Harvestman scissor lift trolleys have completed their first season. How did.....

Future of CAP: Robots in the field?

At first glance, farming might not seem the most technically advanced profession: the image of the farmer toiling on the land remains the most persistent, and for many people, farm technology begins and ends with a tractor. But the reality is far from this, and the agri-food sector is just like any other.....