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Elburg-Smit joined forces with Perga-Plastic

As of 1 January, Elburg-Smit has joined forces with the German company Perga-Plastic which produces a range of foils for the packaging of dried bulbs. The previous Benelux agent for Perga-Plastic foil was Mr Wijs from the Waco company, based in Purmerend. He has decided to follow a new path in his career.As.....

Video: Phytosanitary clean peat for bulb packaging

Dutch flower bulbs are exported all over the world. To protect them from damage and dehydration during transport, the bulbs are packaged in sanitized crates filled with peat. Peat with the RHP quality mark is also for this application safe: originating from controlled areas, phytosanitary clean and.....

US: T.O. Plastics expands line of square pots

T.O. Plastics introduces its two-quart, 5.5'' square pot and accompanying carry tray, suitable for a wide range of horticulture applications.The large square plant pots have a two-quart soil capacity, with nine bi-level drain holes strategically placed to aid drainage. Enhanced drainage was a specific.....

UK: New thermoformed packaging 'snaps on'

The thermoforming plastics industry has conventionally had closure systems which lock by being assembled at 180 degrees to each other, but how about 90 degrees?This is what Macpac’s design engineers considered because it demonstrated huge potential for furthering and advancing thermoforming technology. Over.....

US: New account manager East Coast at Koen Pack

Keith is celebrating 40 years in the floral industry. He started his floral career working for a greenhouse after school. Since then he has worked in many facets of the floral and plant business, including retail, wholesale, franchising and ownership. He knows the hard work, long hours and dedication it.....

Flower industry show interest in packaging concept

Kenya: Cargolite Open Day in pictures

On November 30, 60 people attended the Cargolite Open Day, that was held at the Oserian “go down” at NBO airport in Nairobi. Cargolite's preferred supplier and local agent Dodhia Packaging Kenya Ltd. opened the warehouse and Oserian gave a demonstration on the way to work with the Cargolite packaging.....

Poland: Oboya Horticulture nominated for Gazelle Company 2017

Oboya Horticulture has been nominated for Gazelle Company 2017 in Poland, through its wholly owned subsidiary, VEFI Europa Sp.z.o.o, in Poland by the business magazine "Pulse Biznesu" in Poland. Pulse Biznesu was founded by Dagens Industri and is a Polish branch of the Swedish Bonnier Group.To be nominated.....

Jiffy Speedypot nominated for innovation award

The Jiffy Speedypot is selected by industry professionals as a finalist for the AgriExpo 2017 i-NOVO Awards.Product: Speedypot Biodegradable poti-NOVO category: EcoPublic voting will begin on November 20th and AgriExpo visitors will vote for the final winning products.You can vote by clicking on the.....