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Etiketten-Becker puts new ecological products on the market

Stone paper to substitute plastic?

A label made out of stones? Yes, the new ecological paper products of Etiketten-Becker consists of 80 percent limestone and 20 percent recycled polyethylene and claims to have the same characteristics as polypropylene. This German printing and media company used to produce this so-called stone paper for an.....

Gerben van Giessen, Butterfly Orchids:

"30%-40% of all our plants leave the company with Undrcover"

Gerben van Giessen has been growing Phalaenopsis since 2008 under the name Butterfly Orchids. The company is situated in the Dutch town of Andel and on its 34,000 m² facility more than 2 million Phalaenopsis are produced every year for the European sales market. In 2015, Butterfly Orchids introduced the.....

Thoruplund comes with flowers in a box

Gartneriet Thoruplund has come up with an innovative concept: flowers in a box.With the Flowers for you box (P.P.), the top section of which can easily be removed by the customer. The waterproof base can be used as a pot, which can be placed directly with the plant anywhere in the home.The box can be used in.....

WPS delivery system

Danish grower PKM invests in efficiency, peace of mind

Danish company Gartneriet PKM is one of the market leaders in the production of Campanula and invests in efficiency and peace of mind. PKM focuses on sizeable labor savings, faster response times to market and tranquility in the workplace. In collaboration with WPS a delivery system was designed that meets.....

Floral Happiness

Koen Pack introduces colorful flower sleeve

The new Smartsleeves, picks and labels from Koen Pack are ideal to brighten a bouquet or plant. The Smartsleeve Floral Happiness is available in 50x44cm. The picks are available in 10 and 50cm. The label is available in 8x4cm.Koen Pack has patented the Smartsleeves. The Smartsleeve has the look of a sleeve.....

Dillewijn Zwapak at the IPM Essen:

A foil sleeve that feels like paper

Dillewijn Zwapak's range of new products were situated with the new collections at the IPM Essen, last week.Dillewijn Zwapak, presenting at the fair together with subsidiary Vaselife. From left to right: Lyana Odinokaja, Christel Reterink, Marleen van Dulm and Anna Wagner.The successful Roll 'n Go (flower.....

“The best from Grandma’s garden”

The sharp increase in the number of country magazines, the DIY trend, the return to family values – all this goes hand in hand with the same basic emotion – a yearning for “the good old days”. The spirit of the time is reflected in gardening: nostalgic plants and farm garden plants ranging from bleeding.....

Recyclable biobased sleeves for fresh produce and herbal plants

Mediane produces CPP, LDPE and Bio-compostable (PLA) Sleeves for the Horti and Agri Market out of cleartransparent films, printed in High-Definition Flexo. In February 2017, Mediane will introduce recyclable bio-based plastic sleeves using Braskem’s Green Polyethylene. To Mediane, the trend for green living.....

Viscon Group introduces new retail division: AimFresh

Aimfresh is a new company focusing on innovative ideas for packaging and accessories for plants, & fresh produce in retail online and in stores. Aimfresh is a team of young marketers, designers and dreamers who think about how a new generation would want to experience fresh.Aimfresh is a Viscon Group.....

The latest trends and opportunities in the label area

As a leading manufacturer of tags and labels for horticulture industry, VanDerEng will also present at the IPM Essen 2017. "This year you can find us in Hall 5 at stand 5a36, where we will inform you on the latest trends and opportunities in the label area", Peter du Crocq says. In 1894, the Van der Eng.....

Take a look at the GP3000 at the IPM Essen

Primera introduces new stake and tag printer

The new GP3000 on-demand printer of Primera Technology claims to meet the quality standards of the large tag and label suppliers. They will present the printer at the IPM in Essen next week and they will start shipping it in the spring 2017. How will the plant look like when it becomes full grown? This is.....

‘Green Leaf’

Broekhof introduces sustainable packaging

Broekhof presents an ornamental pot made from elephant grass. Products made from elephant grass have a low carbon print and a high technical performance. The ‘Green Leaf’ packages are 100 percent compostable which means they can be deposited in the biodegradable refuse bin. Green Leaf products meet the.....

Elburg-Smit designs premium helleborus label

Grower Freek van der Velden asked Elburg-Smit to design a premium label for his top-end Helleborus “White Pearl Collection”, giving free creativity over design and layout.This gave them the opportunity to work with special silver ink and to allow the product to shine in a striking and stylish manner. They.....

Itea gets its own special box

Elburg-Smit already makes the labels for shrubs for Boomkwekerij Itea. As the product can’t be seen in all its glory at the time of sale, it’s extremely important to have a visually expressive label for this product group.In order to make the product more visually appealing for the consumer and to encourage.....