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Horti Asia 2018, Bangkok, Thailand
Richard Tian joins Jessie Zhang & Ning Wang with Beijing Kingpeng Greenhouse
Breeder Rijk Zwaan recently started a Vietnames subsidiary. The company both offers varieties suitable for the market as breeds especially for the region.
Thomas Ruiter & Menno Keppel with A.S.A. provide technical solutions made suit for the Southeast Asian industry, including various Sercom products, shown by Ignacio Rodriguez * Jan-Willem Lut
No quiet moment for the breeders at all! Shown is the East West Seed booth
Johan van Gelderen with BVB Substrates nearly closing the deal
At Rijk Zwaan Willem Schoustra, the new agricultural counselor, is introduced to the various ways the breeding company helps out growers
Michal Hwang & Bert Desmet showing the Growcoon on behalf of Klassman-Deilman. The Growcoon was recently tested on commercial scale by two Australian growers and after investing in the Dispenser they are expected to grow with the plug on larger scale. Also in Taiwan, Japan and China the plug is gaining ground.
With Gediflora Vincent Verbaeys with Gediflora is showing their Belgian Mums formula to growers and traders in the industry.
Thanatinida Poomthong, Niwat Pomyer & Wasan Simalaotao with Netafim.
"Jonathan Camarena & Mike Sun with Plantlogic, showing their pots helping growers save water and fertilizer. "That means saving money."
Tossawat Moonsan & Attaporn Putyeesan with SuperProducts.
Guy Boyd with Rivulis
Peter Sallaets with Greenyard Horticulture and the local sales team
They offer various substrates for the market, specified for certain crops.
Maarten Marx & Marco Wollenberg with Hotraco Horti
Simon Jones with Genap showing one of the companies water solutions
Explanation on hydroponic growing by Thai Advance Agri Tech Co.
The company supplies many vertical growing systems, amongst which the Thai Advance vertical tower system
The team with Enza Zaden.
Clara Malpic & Sophia Yin with Oboya, a pot sleeve and accessory manufacturer.
Fermentation microorganisms products offer a natural way of biological farming, the team with FM Agtech explains.
The Sino-Canadian Joint Venture HailingLing Group offers various fertilizers, also suited for growers. In the photo Sam Qiu with his colleagues.
Nguyen Thi Thanh, Kazuhide Hama & Fancong Meng with the Japanese greenhouse supplier Sedia System.
Many Dutch agricultural officers met up at the exhibition, discussing the horticultural opportunities and challenges in their countries. In the photo Manuel Madani, exhibition organizer (with VNU Exhbitions) on the left with Nguyen Huong Lan from Vietnam, Li Huan Hoh from Malaysia, Sarawut Chantachipreecha from Thailand & Anand Krishnan from India & Willem Schoustra from the Netherlands.
Dick van de Kop with Greefa. Greefa supplied lots of sorting lines in Asia over last years. Due to increasing demand of high quality produce and the ruse of the minimum wages in Asia, automation is a big trend.
Friso Klok & Jan Doldersum, Rijk Zwaan.
The consumption of lettuce is growing and thus the popularity of their varieties
Also melons are an important crop
Matthias Broeder organizes the German pavilion, Reinhold Pause is the floristmeister.
The first exhibition day ended with a networking event
The 6th International Tradeshow for Horticultural and Floricultural Production and Processing Technology took place from 22-24 August in BITEC, Bangkok, Vietnam.
Uracha Tanwibool & Ornchumas Yoopattana with Sinclair, offering label solutions.
Yun Chul Choi & Hey in Son with Odus
Nepon offers climate control systems (including options for air conditioning) to greenhouse growers. In the photo Premy Udha Klaewkla & Ravin Mongkonlerdpanich.
The team with CM's is showing their indoor farming solution: the smart factory. A demo centre will be erected later this year.
Their portfolio includes further indoor solutions on a smaller scale.
The team of HRC telling more about their automative solutions: a private seeding system. In the photo Seoyoung Shin, Chang Joan, Jeremy Park & Oran.
Wichuda Paewkhunthod & Manuel Guerrero with Asthor
Tom Desmedt with Belgian greenhouse film manufacturer Hyplast
Several companies joined forces and presented themselves together.
Up until ten companies together in the pavillion
The team with DeBest Malaysia
Olivier D'Eaubonne, Julien Fitte & Pierre Vandenameele with Richel Group. With their knowledge of various greenhouse types in various circumstances, they offer opportunities to many growers in the region.
Yana Murashova & Harald Braungardt from Step Systems
With Humitech there are mr Aydogan Cengiz & Yasser Dergham
Ralf Steves (Mayer) shows the automation solutions that growers are currentli investing in. In the photo with mr Lunli.
"More volume, increased light, a higher load support and a better resistance for enhanced performance. In a nutshell, that's what the new Greenpush Plastic multispan greenhouses provide. "The new design of the tubes and posts makes the difference", Corenthin (Felix) Chassouant of CMF Groupe Asia-Pacific explains. Read the complete article here: http://www.hortidaily.com/article/45300/%E2%80%9CLarger-widths-possible-with-new-greenhouse-design"
Bu Kwang Sa & Sung - Gyu Han
Jun Yu Cui with his colleague of Haery SOlutions, offering motors for various industries.
The Horticulture Innovation for Food Security and Climate Change was organized by the Dutch embassy
The round table finally got the views together
The team with Cummins brought their power solution to the fair
Let the discussion begin!
Trinog, ATC and Genap participate in the event jointly as they cooperate in the industry as well. In the photo Simon Jones Teerapong Chaiprakoon, Avner Ehrlich (ATC), Bland Lin with Trinog & Ekanan Yapanan.
Discussing on who believes in urban farmin and who doesn't
A lot of interest for the seminar on Horticulture Innovation for Food Security
rban Farming Partners from Singapore held a spin-off conference inspiring investors on urban farming trends in Asia.
Always wondered how you say Yara in Thai? Here's your answer, shown by Michael Keaney
The Urban Farming conference was organized on Thursday of the exhibition
The Dof LTD team
Alessandro Mazzacano from Urbinati has talked non-stop for three days. In the photo with Shivaprasad, a friend from the tissue culture industry.
Phutip Meethavornkul with the Dried Flower Organisation
June Yuvimonchai with Thai Plastic Net Co
Praguydaw Sanghil of the P.S. Fishery Manufacturer, also supplying nets to the greenhouse industry
Tito Spaldi with Isolcell. The company helps with controlled atmosphere solutions to ensure the quality in the chain.
This magical machine gained a lot of attention... what does it do?
It helps you seed! Remeber the games where you had to put a little ball in a hole? It's just like it, accept there's air pressure and the holes are in an exact tray pattern.
A low-cost solution for seeding, mr Ridzuan Othman shows.
Withtwin Mesomsup with Vostermans Ventilation, showing the Multifan.
A lot of interest for the Greenyard Horticulture products
With Priva there's Mark Zhu.
Johan van Gelderen with BVB.
Siri Phetkaewtong & Chalermrat Thongutai with Syngenta Vegetable Seeds
Vis & Son is an international supplier of various greenhouse needs
Parisorn Tippapart, Napa Trapee Kerdsin, Charatwan Toneum & Kip WOnginta with Supreme Decor.
Various solutions for Smarth Growth
Including the WatchDog SmartHome Monitors
Avnet showcased their Smart Agricultural solutions, including products Osram, STM and Quectel. In the photo Carrie Chen.
The lovely Jasmine Huang & Ling Ling Chang of Chin Kuei Co, a moulding injection company from Taiwan
Ota Packaging, supplying various growth & packaging solutions.
Patty Chen & Joe Lip with Taiwan Flowers, uniting the Taiwanese industry.
PolySulphate is an AICL product, gaining good results in various crops.
What's your choice? An umbrella, a sawtooth or a tunnel?
Zoe Zhang & Daisy of Yongor, manufacturer of shading screens & netting solutions, brought their new colleague Jackie Ma.
Terence & Desmond Tan with the Upgrown Farming Company.
Thanida Anantakul & Wim Damsteegt of Dutch Greenery, supported by Jeroen Baas with GreenSpan.
A great load of attention to new varieties and products. this time by East West Seed.
Technical pavilion supported by the government
Ray Yang & Kanitta Ratso with Sangreen, one of the exporting greenhouse manufacturers and exporters in China
Alfarroxo Trading is a family owned company from Figueira da Foz and supplies orchid substrates in the region.
East-West Seed was located near the entrance and this was one of the very few moments the booth wasn't overwhelmed with many visitors. They showed various varieties at Horti ASIA
Creative concepts for home gardening, commercials & small plant farms by Omicsis.
In the photo Taeha Woo & Jemma Chon, showing the Han Farm & SeedMO products.
Vicky Hung with Yeou Chern Plastics
Alexandre with Visal Samrech
And various multi-coloured orchids shown by the Thai Orchid Exporter Association
Also present: the Thai Orchid Exporter Association
Jan Hoogewooning is always smiling when he's in Thailand!
Cocopel Lanka Ltd is represented by Wicky Hewawitharana, Hemanthi Amarasiri, Dilini Munasinghe & Sarath Kumarasinghe.
Kuti Sulimani & Michael Boehm with Gat Fertilizers. The company offers the grower a full range of solid water soluble and liquid fertilizers
Super Products water solutions
Clement Lee with Hugreen. His product Rockabye offers a precision agriculture solution for growers, cutting labour and resources by 30%.
Rockabye is designed to help farmers save resources, reduce labor, increase flower density, and grow better quality plants. It allows growers to standardize and fully automate the floral growing process. Growers can measures soil conditions like moisture, temperature, and fertilizer level, light intensity, environmental temperature, and relative humidity (RH).
Yuzuak Sprinklers: water solutions for various growers & crops.
Visal Samrech wiutch Black Earth and the humic material solutions
The Meiryo heat shield material is a non-woven fabric both reflecting and keeping the greenhouse climate under control.
The woven poly Agron is a Miso Tech product
Showing Roselily Leona, his favourite Van den Bos variety
It's remarkable green colour within the flower and it's fresh look and the double flowers make Roselily Leona a remarkable variety.
The PT Takiron team
Richard with Autogrow
Seen often: many companies are looking for buyers on the show
JP Papaioannou with 30 MHz, showing their monitoring opportunities.
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