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Alfredo Biffi with Ridder & Mark van den Ende with Acrobat Projects
The team with Svensson had a great time at the show.
Experiencing massive growth over the last couple of years, this was only part of the Hawthorne team
Of course Lumigrow is exhibiting as well.
Jon Adams, Henk Verbakel, Adnan Tunovic & Pieter Ammerlaan with Havecon.
Priva was present at the show. These are the early birds - being there from the moment the doors opened, even on Thursday.
Dutch Horticultural Professionals has it’s base with Nick Mela, who’s offering various supporting methods to growers. In the photo with Joel Meaney & Debora Mela, his wife.
Justin Lukoff & Richard van der Sande with Certhon
A higher yield thanks to a higher level dissolved oxygen, that's made possible with the Moleaer Nanobubble Generator. Up for launch next year is the Bloom.
The team with Hoogendoorn: Pieter Kwakernaak, Willem Verkade & Alex de Leon
Jim Zablock with Plant-Prod.
Alain Gendron & Robert Chave with Harnois Greenhouses
Wim van Weele & George Jordan Panajotoy with Debets Schalke.
The team of EYE Hortilux: Mike Habbyshaw, Rich Black & Paul Smetona.
The first day off the exhibition - even though there were various options to pick up badges earlier, the crowd was enormous. Visitors were in line up to two hours.
Dennis Raath & John McPhilips. with Tetra, offering precise ecosystems for indoor cannabis cultivation
The Valoya team: Nemanja Rodic, Marketing Manager, Rabbe Ringbom, VP Sales and Marketing, Lars Aikala, CEO, Stefanie Linzer, Biologist and Erin Sharp, Business Development Director for North America
Only part of the team of Total Energy Group was present at the exhibition, whereas there colleagues visited the fair in Irapuato. Fortunately Dennis van Alphen didn't have to feel lonely.
Agrilyst & Vivid-Gro joined the exhibition unitedly.
Eric Senecal, Joel Morissette with Damatex.
Griffin also invited various suppliers to participate in their booth. In this photo Matt Needham with Bioworks (left) and Noel Yan with TO Plastics. In the middle is Duffey Clark with Griffin.
Peter Armando, Jessica Robinson & Chris Filling - the commercial team with Griffin.
Matt Guilis with RF Agriculture strikes a pose
Lush Sensor offers various monitoring options, providing real-time data on the temperature, moisture and salinity to help ensure the soil is always perfect.
Vincent Bernier & Antoine Bernier with Intelligent Growing Systems, providing solutions to various crops.
Lorenzo Russo & Jay Honeycutt with Javo USA
Frank Klatsch, Adrian Heine & Christine Lohrey with Knecht. The company is celebrating their longevity in the industry.
Bas Duijvestijn (Van der Hoeven)
AEssenseGrows recently received UL Listings for their complete indoor grow system
Automation is an important topic in the cannabis industry, both during the crop as well as post-harvest. One of the solutions are the Futurola packing systems. In the photo Patrick Eriksson with Futurola, visited by Carl Saling with Purity Cannabis.
There’s Johan van Beukel with Arie Luiten & Stacey Selget
John Juhler with Vostermans Ventilation explaining about the Multifan system.
Matthias Haakman with Kees Greeve (left) visits the EnviroTech team: Kurt Parrst, Joshua Burbridge, Nicholas Clover & Zev Ilovitz.
Nick Holubowsky with Evonik Cyro Canada paid a visit to the show
CannaPro supports MMJ growers in the designing and building of their facility, following the strict requirements to get the pharmaceutical grade. In the photo George Dickinson & Jon Himelfarb.
Julie Gilbert -Vijverberg with JV Energy Solutions
Mobile storage systems brought to you by Greenhaus Industries (PIPP Horticulture)
California LightWorks, a U.S. manufacturer of LED horticultural lighting, was present at the show.
Nico Niepce with Alweco & Craig Riesebosch with Westland Greenhouse Solutions.
The Ushio NaOClean. The NaOClean technology utilizes electrolysis and a unique mixing process of pure salt (NaCl) and tap water to create a safe and effective pH-neutral electrolyzed water solution of hypochlorous acid (HClO), which is effective in controlling plant diseases while not harmful to crops or workers - read all about it here:
Lauren Blindahl is active in the Californian market with GrowSpan.
Elena Poltoraka, Hari Ratnam and Daya Pillan from Gorilla Boost
Nick Salzwedel and Randy Lenz of Anden
Andrew Schell and Crew from House and Garden
Grow Energy/AB/EnviroTech featuring Carlos Paban, Dick Kramp, Gerrit Land, Paul Hewitt, Murray Millander, Zev Ilovitz and Kurt Parbst
Elie Bouchard and Fazle Quazi of BLI
Roxy Morgan and Josh Pringle of CO2 Meter
Jay Marshall and Brian Bennett of Thrive Agritech
Frazor Love, Keith Harrington, Kim Danzingo, Christen Underwood and Dan Wheeler of NanoLux
Brett Cherniack, Chad Guadagni and Ryan Halvorsen of Grodan
Mark Mazzitelli of Grotek
Barry Toornman and Ian Mclennan featuring Growstone's various gradient of stones for use in plant growth.
John Paul, Ty Krantz and Jeff Gordon of Agron
Arbico Organics Group
Toby Guetschow of HydroLogic/HyperLogic(Professional Filtration)
Nico Ruiz and Pepijn van der Krogt of Cloudponics
Julia, Ryan and Calais of Advanced Nutrients
Shaun Birkendahl, Alex Pappas and Chad Sanden of Grow-Tech Systems
Element Air- Todd Statzer, Robin Broderick and Mat Charles
Conley’s (Green House Manufacturing) Group
Rico Gara, Justin Jacobs, Rob Sorba and Marc Paynter of Argus Controls and Conviron
Chris Uhlig, Pete Tramm and Josh Holleb of Ceres
Jeff Adams of Funk Sac/Hemp Sac (no smells and THC levels maintained)-
Casey Etheredge and Amy Schneider of HBI International(Water Saving Soil Granules)
Hadar Fuchs-Rubal and team from Dry G Air
Brandon Johnson of Growlite
James Zhan of OHMAX
Smart Fog- Inventor
Surna (Climate Systems) with Troy Rippe, Courtney Johnson, Brandy Keen, Jamie English and Porter Norton
Violet Grow-Kurt Kucera and Terrance Berland
Sanuvox- Cecile Bourgeois
Dennis Clark demonstrates O2 Grow's oxygen through electrolysis machine
You can add you're own cap-tion to this photo.
With over a 1000 companies looking for the visitors attention, there were of several promotion teams on the exhibition floor.
Chris Rushing of Emerald Metrics (lighting imaging for detection)
Tom McClellan and Andy Nguyen of Artesyn/Thrive Energy
Ken Bouquillon of GS Thermal Solutions
Michael Parker, Mike Grudzien, Ashley Love and Phil Morton of Reli Growsystem
Kevin Younberg and Itamar Kleinberger of AguAir
Malinda Sharp and Donn Sharp with USGS Group from US Global Services
Adam Pound, Kent Wright and Daniel Monk with AgraTech
Miguel Duarte and Jared Mowldin of Fabric Air
Craig Adams and Mike Taylor of California Lightworks (grow LEDs with pest detection)
Rod Brady of CultiLux
Gene Simmons promoting a partnership organization, Invictus MD Systems.
Matt Beechinor and Tom Frazer from Munch Machine demonstrate their quick MJBud extractor
John Green and Group with Blue Lab(water test equipment)
Dominic Paulhus and Mike Neutel of Mabre demonstrating their greenhouse airflow solution
Trevor Mcneill and Group from A-Roo Company
Peter Heemskerk with Mardenkro visits his Total Energy Group friends
Marissa Raymone and Sam Andras of M12 Design Group(Greenhouse)
Nick Hall, Dennis Hall and Scott Seefeld of Ecowater
Mark Foesenek of Pi Technics
Steve Sarrell, Brian Kimbre, Mark Blume, Rene Baily, Afran Meister and Michael Gambino of Western Steel Buildings
Brian Nava of Clearwater Technologies(Ozone Sanitation)
Mike D ambra with Ken Harouff of Innovation Solutions/Green Tech(Air Purification)
Frank Howa, Jesse Burnett and Scott Barnett with American Grow Products
Christoph Shubert with CompLED featuring the turnable "Cropter" light system
Wesley Morrell of BluePlanet Labs/AquaClean(plant growth through probiotics)
Emil Breza and Group of Agri Ultra featuring their lighting engineering tools to customize cannabis strains
Al Groskurth and Geoff Brown of Agronomic IQ (Dehumidification)
Keith Reagan, Santo Bonelli and Coleman Retzlaff of Quest
Dj Domeyer and Colin Hobbs of Adapt8/Solexx
During the exhibition, Fluence Bioengineering unveiled the new VYPR 2p and VYPR 2x light systems for controlled-environment cultivation applications. Read all about it here:
And of course the Fluence team present as well!
Barry Alders, Robert Vandersteen, Andrew van Geest & Isaac van Geest with Zwart Systems.
The team with Dilution Solutions is now offering modular, plug-and-play solutions to growers.
Jan Koenekoop & Scott Fender with Jade Systems brought the modular screening installation, updated with a new product.
Doug Lauck, Eric Brownfeld & Douglas Mitchell with Line∆-48
John McGuire & Jeff Gibson with Link4 Greenhouse Controls, developer of a all-in-one grow room controller.
Pro-Mix is bringing a new mycorrhizal inoculant powder to market in 2019. Thanks to the special aseptic conditions under which it is being created, it is to upgrade the viability of the plant thanks to a bettered, stronger root system.
The team with Pro-Mix!
Philippe Maigret with Richel Group paid a visit to the show.
With many high-quality LED-suppliers being at the show, many sunglasses were needed and provided as well.
The Agnetix HERO goes up to 4000PPF and is said to be highly efficient.
On the exhibition floor many people interested in investing in the cannabis industry were present and the ATM's definitely caught their attention
Big lines at the registration desks.
Frank Boers & Sander van der Ven with BOAL Systems, provider of aluminium greenhouse roof and side-wall systems.
A large variety of exhibitors - for example Two Roots Brewing Company, offering fusion products of cannabis and beer.
Zach Schell & Ben George with Greenhouse Megastore and Ashley Bachelder, Lisa Mckernan & Mike Still with NextGen.
Although smelling might have told you differently every now and then, cannabis use was prohibited at the MJBizCon.
Cora Perez, Ascensión Urquidez & Tina Ziaei with Bioline AgroSciences. Biological crop control is not as big a topic in the cannabis industry as in the hydroponic vegetables at the moment, but since the rules are very strict its importance is expected to grow.
The Illumitex team: Christina, John Spenser, Joey Viegas & Mark McDevitt
Paul Golden & Greg Ellis with Nexus Greenhouse Systems
Do not forget your starting material. Grodan showed their Gro-Blocks.
Akram Krayen, Dave Kennedy & Scott Saltzman with Grodan.
Crowded, crowded, crowded. Over 25,000 marijuana industry professionals, investors and entrepreneurs were expected to attend the three-day conference at the Las Vegas Convention Center - 7.000 more than last years 18.000.
Dennis Dullemans with Agrolux present at the stand of Hawthorne Gardening Company.
Wiktor Paukull with Heliospektra is showing their recently launched LED solution. Offering 5 different spectrums, the fixture is offering opportunities in the grafting of tomato plants.
The company partnered up with Montel Inc. and showed the options of their LED-solutions within vertical farming systems.
Dave & Dave (Bishop & Branca) showing the Conley's products & services.
The Chinese company Sinowell specializes in hydroponic equipment and needs.
Jelle Boeters and Theo Stolze with Stolze Agro Int, sharing a booth with Jason Kamphuis with Prins USA and unitedly offering turn-key solutions to the industry.
Kevin Staso, Derek Schumacher, Peter Hesse & Mike Hennequin with Berger, supplier of growing media.
Ruud van Aperen with MJ Tech joined forces with Peter Lexmond, Laura Rastovac & Freddy Sarkis of Meteor Systems.
Marcel Schulte with Holland Netting International & Pascal den Heijer with Holland Screens International.
Michiel van Spronssen with Glascom Tuinbouw & Antonio Gomez of Greenhouse Depot Inc.
Vincent van den Dool with T.C. van den Dool.
When taking a look at our pictures it might seem like a regular horticultural show, but walking around the exhibition floor you would run into visitors of all kinds.
Jan Mol, Arnold de Kievit & Michiel de Jong with Oreon, also showing the new 400 Volt LED-fixture with an extended range.
Vincenzo Russo and Antonella Migliozzi of Vifra joined in to explain more about the high pressure fog systems, an important tool for cannabis growers.
The booth of PL Light Systems was not to be missed. In the photo Lisa Jansen van Rensburg, Steven Szewczyk & Christine Stein.
Bellpark Horticulture, offering horticultural & automation solutions, teamed up with DryGair, offering dehumidification systems.
Colours & games on the show.
Shannon Lima with VRE Systems.
Phormium launched the new screen Eclips Dry. Since humidity is crucial in the cannabis crop, the two cloths are completely waved together to create one bundle - being beneficial to the humidity since it offers more contact points and therefor avoids condensation.
Ron Wyatt with Blackmore
Vortex showing their inline duct blowers
Nico Niepce with Alweco.
Optimising space - one of the steps to be taken in optimising your operation.
Explanation on the various DRAMM products
Jason Beer joined his Oreon colleagues.
Erik Schafer of Alcomij visited Richard van der Sande with Certhon
Simon Martin with Gobell Dion & Associates.
Agnetix launched their new water-cooled LED. Shown by Troy Robson, Ihor Lys, Jordan Miles, Cristina Rodrigues & Nick Pefzel.
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