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Interest for added value for flower processing at IFTF 2017

During the IFTF 2017, visitors paid a lot of interest in the added value possibilities that Bercomex can offer for cut flower processing businesses. Bercomex was both represented with a stand at the IFTF 2017 in Vijfhuizen as well as with a demonstration point in De Kwakel, where two rose processing.....

20 million per hour – the anniversary of the potting machine

It all began in Heidenheim in the south of Germany but today more than 50 Mayer dealers and service outlets can be found across the globe. For a total of 18,256 days, the Mayer potting machine has been the epitome of quality in the commercial horticultural sector. This is 50 years in which the company and.....

Bercomex launches Insights Tool, demos rose processing at Dümmen Orange

Bercomex will be launching the Insights Tool in stand C4.07 at the IFTF. This tool provides worldwide customers with increased real-time insight into their productivity and flower quality. A unique aspect of the tool is that it also offers insight into the previous year's figures. The Bercomex Insights Tool.....

Mayer GmbH & Co. KG: 50 years in 50 countries

The anniversary of the potting machine

Commercial horticultural enterprises have been benefiting from the know-how of Mayer since 1967. With its innovative solutions that promote production efficiency, Mayer GmbH & Co. KG is continually setting new standards in the sector. The company's many customers throughout the world are more than.....

NL: Havatec Quality Buncher 2.0 with pintle belt leaf stripper

VIDEO Havatec has developed a new machine, which the company will present at IFTF in Vijfhuizen. In the meantime, some are already in service, but this one is specially developed for lilies. "And that's unique," according to Mark Fikkers, director of the company.The Quality Buncher 2.0 can be equipped with a.....

Plazoleta uses Potveer machine to process statice flowers

Demand for quality introduces automation to Colombian industry

Automation in South America is still in its infancy. Sorting and bunching of flowers, for example, is still being done manually at many farms and achieving a consistent bunch is a challenge. The advantages and necessity of automating this post harvest process is recognized but the decision to invest in a.....

Taking care of pathogens in the delivery process

New at Aad Prins Leliecultures: the CleanLight, a UV-disinfectant specially produced for flower bulb production. A UV-cover has been mounted at the back of the processing line. The UV-light in the cover effectively destroys any pathogens such as bacteria, fungi, and viruses.The CleanLight is an important.....

Financing available for HV-100 robots

Harvest Automation has partnered with Pinnacle Capital to offer financing on the HV-100 robots.This means the robots can be part of your operating budget just like the labor that they are saving.If you are interested, drop Harvest Automation a line or reach out to Pinnacle Capital directly.For more.....

Photo report of their new young plants sorting line:

Homogeneity key for Bremkens Orchids

Supplying the grower a tray with uniform phalaenopsis young plants. This was the main goal of Bremkens Orchids when deciding to purchase a new sorting line. Four months ago, they installed one from Flier Systems - equipped with a camera from Aris - and they are pleased with the results. "Next to supplying.....

NL: Pot plant grower installs fully automatic planting robot

Pot plants growers, IJzelenberg brothers Anton and Gerrit wished there was a machine that could automatically place the young plants into the pots, filled by their pot filler, but they could not find a suitable solution that would meet all their requirements until last year when Machinnova developed an.....

AgriNomix expanding to meet automation boom:

"Getting the job done is more important than just the ROI"

AgriNomix is once more expanding its warehouses and offices in Oberlin, Ohio. As a result of the U.S. labor crisis, more growers are investing in automation and machinery. Their mindset has changed to a point that getting the job done is more important than just the ROI of their investment, explained.....

Ellepot introduces new tray filler

In today's green industry, time, resources and staff are all important factors for success. However labor is hard to find, retain and finance. Automation is a key component in order to cut production costs, andestablishefficient and uniform production methods. That is exactly the need that the latest.....

TTA’s small-sized transplanter PackPlanter S now available

TTA released a small-sized transplanter that is now the youngest member of its PackPlanter family. With its 16 grippers, the PackPlanter S comprises a capacity of 10,000 to 20,000 plugs per hour in the smallest possible frame. Thanks to its small size and low price, the PackPlanter S is especially suited for.....