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Mexico: New training centre and office for Hoogendoorn at the Agropark

Last Thursday, November 6, 2014, Hoogendoorn officially opened its new Mexican office and training centre. This new establishment is located in an important high-tech greenhouse cluster: the Agropark of Queretaro. At this training facility, Hoogendoorn will share knowledge with local growers and partners. During the opening more than 70 enthusiastic guests, including the Dutch Embassy, Mexicultura, the Amphac, dealers and customers were present.

Agricultural counselor of the Dutch Embassy, Mr. Jean Rummenie, expressed his appreciation on the efforts of Hoogendoorn in contributing to an innovative and sustainable development of Mexican greenhouse industry. The Mexican horticulture is a rapidly growing market that faces many challenges. Besides scarcity on fossil energy and water, the market requirements of sustainable produced vegetables, fruits and flowers is growing. As a result, demand for state-of-the-art process automation and knowledge is rapidly growing. With the new training centre, Hoogendoorn can meet these needs. Agricultural counselor of the Dutch Embassy, Mr. Jean Rummenie participated in the event. He declared the centre officially open by cutting the ribbon. He expressed: “I am very proud that innovative Dutch companies like Hoogendoorn have the ambition to support local entrepreneurs and help them to produce more yields with less resources.”

Always a specialist nearby

With over 45 years of experience in horticultural automation, Hoogendoorn has a great extent in-house knowledge and expertise on climate control, energy optimization, efficient use of water and fertilizers and plant physiology. Having a local office with training facilities enables Hoogendoorn to transfer this knowledge to the Mexican horticultural market. In addition, there is always a specialist nearby that knows the local circumstances in order to provide advice, training and service. Mr. Martin Helmich, Marketing & Sales Director: “Establishing a local office and training centre shows how Hoogendoorn is committed to the growth of the horticultural industry in Mexico and the kind of support that we want to provide to our customers and partners. Also, the transfer of knowledge is a key factor to our customer’s success in more than 70 countries worldwide. Various training programs

The new office is housed in one of the most innovative high-tech greenhouses of Mexico: Sunny Fields. Mr. Jacques Jajati; Director of Sunny Fields; underlined: ‘’We chose Hoogendoorn without any hesitation: the service and employees make it a great company to work with’’.

At this location, Hoogendoorn will provide basic and advanced user training for growers and maintenance courses for technical staff at different levels. The first Masterclass Climate Management will be held on 2nd and 3rd of December, 2014. For more information on the complete training offer and registration, please visit

Address Mexican office and training centre:

Carretera Estatal No. 100. Querétaro – Higuerillas
Km. 28+500, Ajuchitlán, Colón, Querétaro 76270
T: +52 442 161 1599

T: +52 462 140 6260


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