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New ornamental pots respond to current trends

Colourful news fresh from the Desch-Epla factory: two completely new decorative pots that reflect contemporary trends - well thought-out, highly stylised, and distinctive. Both models have a non-scratch and non-stick surface, which keeps them nice and clean. ‘Mayca’ ornamental pot for bedding, Buxus and.....

SmartCups packaging range expanded

SmartCups can be used instead of ceramic pots. They are water-proof, easy to use, recyclable, and (if required) bio-degradable. Following the SmartCup for pot size 12, Elburg-Smit are now launching the SmartCup for pot size 9. They produce it themselves, ensuring that they can deliver quickly and in a design.....

Denmark: Smart carrying sleeves for 11½ cm Fairytale Flowers

A couple of years ago Gartneriet PKM introduced smart flower sleeves with handle for its 10½ cm range. It has become so popular that they can now also deliver our 11½ cm Campanula assortment in sleeves with a handle.It should be easy for the customers to carry their Fairytale Flowers home. PKM did something.....

Desch Plantpak presents company video

A packaging manufacturer through the eyes of a grower

VIDEODesch Plantpak presents a new company video. It tells the story of this packaging manufacturer through the eyes of a grower. What's on his mind? In the 4-minute movie one can get a complete good impression of Desch Plantpak, how they work, and their assortment. Click here to view the video.For more.....

Guilty? Are we?

Packaging manufacturer about using waste and recycling materials

The bête noir of the modern world has suddenly taken on a new and more hateful persona with the sometimes misinformed media and public venting their spleen on what they see as a deliberate and recklessly unsustainable way of life, much of it aimed at the packaging manufacturers/suppliers. Bad pressHow does.....

NL: 100% recycled plastic plant markers on the way

As a sustainable alternative to plastic plant markers, Elburg-Smit will start offering 100% recycled plastic ones very soon."The recycled markers are of the same high quality as the ordinary plastic ones," says Linda van den Berg, marketer at Elburg-Smit, a supplier of packaging and labels. "They work the.....

Jan Willem Wieringa, Desch Plantpak:

"We contribute zero to the plastic soup"

The plastic soup in the oceans. Harmful to the environment, humans and animals. Plastic causes many problems, with the consequence being mistrust of plastics producers. Desch Plantpak, with 3 production locations in The Netherlands and 1 in Mundon, Essex, leading producer of plastic pots, containers and.....

US (OH): A-ROO hires Tammi Olle as account manager

A-ROO Company welcomes Tammi Olle to their Ohio headquarters, as Specialty Products Account Manager. Tammi brings with her several years experience in the packaging materials industry. She keeps busy with her family, sports, cooking, and gardening.For more information:A-ROO

EU: New lay-out for plant passport

From 14 December 2019 a new plant Health Directive comes into force. It prescribes a uniform lay-out for the plant passport. The guidelines of the lay-out are specified in the implementing regulation 2017/2313/EU.At the moment you may determine the lay-out of the plant passport yourself. That will change.....

NL: Nolina Kwekerijen introduces new covers

After an intensive time of designing and testing the new covers, Nolina switches to new covers. All pot roses will be delivered from 3 April 2018 with the new cover. With the new cover an extra experience is created and Nolina thinks this gives an extra boost to sales. The focus during the design process of.....

New handle that can handle bigger pictures

A regular tray handle usually has limited space to display the product and information. It annoyed a grower and together with German printing and media company Becker Etiketten, a new handle was designed; the so-called Tragedisplay (carry-display). "It combines the functionalities of both, a label and.....