GreenTech 2022, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lassi Remes, cultivation specialist at the Finnish Greenhouse Growers Association, and Niina Kangas, the umbrella organization's CEO. Recently we discussed the status of the Finnish greenhouse industry with them:
IPM Scoutek shows how they can help growers with better data on IPM scouting.
Ruud van der Vliet & Jason Silm with ADM Capital. Part of ADM Capital is the Cibus Fund, which invested ao. in ISO Group last year and this year in Australian propagator Withcott Seedlings, through their Cibus Fund II LP.
Eyal Klein, Nadava Pass & Amit Dagan with Hishtil visit the show. Recently the Hishtil Group acquired HTF Holding, a Turkish vegetable nursery.
Steven Newell from Windset Farms came all the way over the ocean to visit the GreenTech.
The Precimet team next to the new Alltrack solution, available in three heights and a strong solution to help with labour challenges in warmer countries as it runs on rubber wheels. Behind it the S-350 hydraulic trolley and in the back the P350, which is easily driven by a joystick. On the left side the high pressure sprayers, available in three sizes: the shown 300L version and a 600 + 1000L version.
Anouk van Rossum & Arjan van Steekelenburg, HAS Hogeschool
Moleaer is solely represented by Michiel de Jong at the moment the photo was taken as his colleagues were talking a walk on the show – or are they out celebrating closing another big funding round?
The team with Dramm made it back to Netherlands once again! Their Pulsfog solution is used to battle frost in farms and vineyards all over the world.
Alejandro Lopez (right) with Windset Farms discussing the new FPHU Maryniaczyk solutions with Karol Korzeniewski
Vahan Hovsepyan developed the online tool Greenhouse Formula which provides growers and investors with an easy and affordable business plan report about your greenhouse project.
The Havecon team expanded with Quirine van Gemert & Stephan Kruithof
Marco van Herk with Anthura, Aad Verbakel with VB & Henk Verbakel with Havecon
Michiel van Spronsen & Mohammad Shayesteh, AGCulture
Marco Schreuders & Martijn Haas, InHolland
Vincenzo Russo with Vifra, as always visited by one of his many friends. This time it’s Abe Wiebe with Universal Fabricating.
It’s the Richel Group team, with representatives from many countries present on the show and Brice nearly breaking down the booth before the second day comes to an end! Fortunately, as a construction company, they know all about construction.
The new IDM machine can turn easily even in narrow situations. Shown by Angerl Barranco Vega & Alessandro Talluto.
Monika Reimann welcomed many visitors during the Greentech at the Reimann Textiles booth.
Yosef Ouhlous, Koppert Biological Systems, visits Eliezer Adania, Paskal
The Kroptek team shows their vertical farming & Greenhouse solutions
Ozcan Mert and his colleague representing the TissueLab Farm by ESDE Machinery Turkey, an ongoing showroom and visiting centre in Antalya, Turkey
The Shri Ambia Polymer team was present at the IFTEX recently and made it all the way to Amsterdam as well. In the photo Jay Siyanee & Parth Nagri.
Alberto Zanon joined Microtec
Massimo Margato & Luigi Pezzon with PATI
Massimo Margato & Luigi Pezzon with PATI are in the booth with their friends of Lucchini: Massimo & Matteo Lucchini.
Duth partner Eef Zwinkels (Royal Brinkman) and the US team with Bellpark visited Ziv Shaked with DryGair.
Eef Zwinkels also brought his new colleague to the show: Hans Belt recently joined Royal Brinkman and will also be active in dehumidification
Meteor Systems’ Laura Rastovac has just recovered from the great party the team had celebrating the 25 year anniversary of the company:
Arne van Aalst (Koppert), Ton van Dijk (Letsgrow) and Ed Smit, Jungle Talks
Christina Lohrey & Edwin Hoenderdos (Logiqs) with Dennis van Alphen (Total Energy Group) in the middle
Nikola Petkovic with Agrikol visited many clients and friends on the GreenTech
Reuven Losh & David Margolin with Gakon - Netafim
Ricky Elz joined Netafim USA recently and helps the company from Canada
HI GLENN! Glenn Behrman spends quite some time in Europe at the moment and couldn’t be missed on the GreenTech of course!
Bert, Cole & Danni Mucci with Mucci Farms visited the show
Aart Jan Bos with Beekenkamp Verpakkingen took the company’s name by heart and brought some Verpakkingen to the show
Robert Marks recently started independently under the name of Marks Engineering
The one and only mr Chaim Edelman with AGAM Greenhouse Energy Systems
Suzanne Pruitt, Event Director at US event Indoor Ag-Con. After a very succesfull 2022 edition, the event will expand its exhibition for the next edition – but it’s filling up fast. Click here for the 2022 photo report:
Gert van Straalen was tagged as ADM Capital only a couple of weeks ago, but by now we can reveal something more on his UK plans: lookout for The Flavour Farm. He’s in the photo with Laust Dam, Medisun, and Gerard Koole, Havecon
Edward Verbakel (VB), Tim Schartner (Rhode Island Grows), Frank van Kleef (Royal Pride) and Aad Verbakel (VB) having drinks at the Atrium get together on the first day of GreenTech
Marcel Vyverberg (V-Maxx LLC), Ben Sosef (Royal Brinkman Mexico) & Benjamin Vermeer, Vermeer Holland Consultancy
A big cheer to the GreenTech Team!
Marco Tidona with aponix visiting the show
Kuno Jacobs is happy to announce HortEx Vietnam will return in 2023 on March 1st- 3rd
The team with VB is shining bright, even early in the Wednesday morning
Prior to the show the ecoation team was happy to announce their pepper yield prediction!
Sofia Zografou & Konstantinos Tsonakis with INA Plastics touring the show.
Morten Krage with Senmatic talking to a customer
The team with SPID-Trays: Bernardo Le Blastier, Sandrine Quenea & Yohann Gouronnec
A lot of attention for the many automation solutions on the show.
Julia Castro & Jelger de Vriend with Groen Agro Control
Melissa Bontekoe with AVAG is visited by Jos Looije, Looye Kwekers
Chris Higgins & Jordan Goulet, Hort Americas!
Prior to the show Current broke the news on their new intra-canopy lighting research, conducted by Wageningen UR
Shan Halamba with Riococo (middle) is visited by his Hungarian clients Gergely Boroczki.& Csaba Tegla of Pro-Horto
Peter Sallaets, Agaris, visiting the show
Ansbert de Valk currently grows peppers in Tanzania for his company I&A Pepper Farm. He’s looking into novel techniques to combat insects.
Arne Weverling, active under the name of Awesome Consultancy, is active in multiple horticultural projects, for example on how to futureproof substrate and potted soil without peat
Christos Raftogiannis with CityCrop is picking up a Greenhouse Guide.
And so is Payman Shafighi from International PHereomone Systems (UK)
It’s Jim Pantaleo, all the way from the USA!
Mads Nychel & Johnny Rasmussen with Senmatic
The many seminars on the show were very well visited
Kind-a funny how the guys with BFG flew over the ocean to meet up with many North American clients! In the photo they teamed up with the guys from Total Energy.
In addition to their colourful outfits, the Arrigoni team brought several novelties to the show:
Dennis Riling, Tim Reusch & Sydney Davenport with IUNU. Learn more about their tomato solution here:
Naome Soud, Ainhoa Acuña & Gorka Mendiguren represent ULMA greenhouses.
The Timfog booth was well visited
Muslim Sevecan with Keyway
George Papagiannis with Thrace Group, Greece
Adrian Oancea, Euroagrisere, visits Anne-Sophie Marchais with Richel and in the middle – you might not recognize him – Brice Richel!
A great representation from Romania: Rusz Flori (Sera Maramuresana), Marin Monia Daniela (Agro Ferma Natura), Adrian Oancea (Euroagrisere), Cicio Marius Daniel (Agro Ferma Natura) & Damian Raileanu (Serele Super)
Ruben Soto (Ridder Mexico) visits David Perez with Asthor
Carl Rentes with Vivent explains more about the company’s sensor solution to a visitor of the show
Robert Vandersteen & Andrew Van Geest, both with Zwart Systems, come to visit the show as well. The recent developments within the company, combining Zwart Systems & AgriNomix into AdeptAg, provide great opportunities for the company:
Wonki Kim (Kim’s Trade Company) & Daniel van der Veen (Edward Vinson) visit Siby Joseph & Wim Roosen, Dutch Plantin
Many Korean visitors found their way to GreenTech 2022. A delegation visits Arjen van Dijk with NPI.
They never get tired of photos at NPI!
The WIVID LED solutions were presented on GreenTech as well.
What any show anywhere is truly about? Finally meeting up with people you have known digitally for years – as for example Wade & Nicky Mann with Family Fresh Farms, all the way from Australia!
The team with Seoul Semiconductor promised to reveal more on their lighting solutions in the near future.
A bright and shiny third day for the team with Roam Technology!
The team with Valoya was present of course
Paskal invited their many friends and customers for a celebration on the 2nd day of the show.
Drinks, music, food & friends were the main ingredients
After the pandemic, there was quite some catching up to do!
Ruben & Manuel Soto, one of the brothers works with Ridder Mexico, the other works with Paskal Mexico!
Erwin Verbraeken with Paskal visited by Brandon Waghorn, South Essex Fabricating
Time for a relaxing moment thanks some guitar music.
Elie Adania & Alon Hirsh with Paskal Technologies
Adam Shinners and Karen Hennessy with Real Leaf Farm catch up with Mark Hall and Marco de Bruin with Equilibrium
Tony Barendregt with Prospiant visited the show.
Urbinati helps many growers with their automation solutions.
Kurt Cornelissen & Simon Willemen with Hortiplan
Strawberry grower Wilbert van Oers, Laurens De Meerleer with Colruyt Groep & Martijn van Noord with Hillenraad visiting the Mechatronix team: Franky van Looveren, Koen Vangorp & Patrick Casteleyn
The TAPKIT solution was presented on the show
The versatile greenhouse kit helps growers with hydroponic ambitions all over the world
Many visitors for Bluelab
Jurnjan van den Bremer with MJ-Tech shares more on their high-tech fogging system to visitors of the show
The team with Hydroponic Systems launched a new solution for strawberry growing:
The team with Food Autonomy, previously known as Tungsram. Read more on the new company identity here:
Automation solutions everywhere, as is here with Ellepot of course!
And there’s more: how about this patented baby leaf sleeve system? Read more about it in th near future or contact Brian Schmidt directly.
CleanGreens developed a system called GREENOVA equipped with a robot that drives up and down the greenhouse bay and sprays the roots with a highly diluted nutrient solution. “Having a moving robot allows us to really cuts down the maintenance costs and to spray all plants uniformly. This is our secret sauce," says Bruno Cheval, CEO of the company.
Don’t care too much about aeroponics? Well, then they have this super cool aeroponic LEGO greenhouse available for you! Behind the scenes secrets: the lettuce bulbs are green hair, the aeroponc roots beards. LOVE it.
Antonino Principato with Aster, presenting the Duragrey / Duralex brand
Chris Wilkins with LLEAF showing the solution that could help growers achieve a better lighting spectrum without the need of any lights
Hi BrightFarms! A visit of the rapidly expanding US leafy greens specialists. In the photo Keith Powers, Alan Burrows, John O’Neal, Nick Chaney and Ryan Leimbach.
Justin Schoemaker with Infinite Acres & Luke Getto with VoltServer.
Can’t miss out on Da Ros! At least that’s also what many visitors thought so a quick snap shot is all we have now ;)
What’s missing in the booth of J. Huete….
Rudy Stourm & Mathis Vaucelle with CMF
Stefano Dell’Oro with P.Tre
Vahid Bagheri Nobakthi joined Cultilene recently and visits Younes Berrada with Rufepa (left)
The team with Russel IPM: Shams Usmani, Rachel Turner & Soliman Manaoudi.
David Frew with Delta-T shows the W.E.T. Sensor Kit
Thomas Rau took a tour around the show, with special attention for the cannabis pavilion of course
Sormac received quite some attention with their leafy greens solutions
Carina Sieger & Anna Tugowa with Otte
Arthur Kroon (Total Systems) visits the team with Luiten
As of now Simon Gomme is in charge completely of Powerplants Australia, as Carl van Loon is travelling the world!
Spotted: the Ega Matic robot, powered by Egatec, Nordic Greens, Senmatic & B&A Automation. More to come!
Torsten Scherweit, Christian Demmelmaier & Eckhard Kruger, Menno Chemie
Johnnie Goldsmith with Netled
David Dobos with Blackmore visits the team with Van Schaik Rack Solutions: Floor & Gerben van Schaik
The Van Schaik company creates these AirTray racks
ALMOST missed out on the Alweco team – but fortunately here they are!
Hi BOM Group! In the photo Rob de Wit, Lodewijk Wardenburg, Mike Vermeij, Anita Dijkshoorn, Michelle Vreugdenhil, Ruben Kalkman, Ton Versteeg, Martin van Zeijl
Jonathon Fenton, Maclean Sprung and Thomas Wingir with Sprung sturctures, know everything about Greenhouse structures for difficult weather conditions
From Canada, the Sollum Technologies team are happy to show their LED growlight solutions. Louis Brun, Sam Soltani, Patrick Ménard and Jenny Zammit
The Canadian delegation at the pavilion: Genevieve Brisson, Stéfanie Robin, Margareth Sietsema and in the middle Jenny Zammit with Sollum
William Maestroni and son, with Mabre
Teknoser and Seracilik, Greenhouse Solutions. Hossein Bagheri, Amir Esmaeili and Seluc Cagliyan
Jos Looije visiting Pete van Os and Louis Golaz with Red Horticulture
Advanced Energy Team; Powering Next-Generagtion Horticultural Lighting Systems
Simon Verboven, Stoffel Beeckmans, Leo Raeymaeckers and Dariusz Zmyslowski with Lima Europe
Ikizler Kalip Pres is represented by Cihangir Dagan
Giogola E Riccardi, from Italy. Younes Medhi Maadini, Pietro Seccamani and Singh Paminder
Berrie Schuurman and Willem Delisse with WDP Draadbewerking. Berrie will be running for charity. We will keep you posted on that, or contact Berrie.
Aaron Kafoe, Patrick Smith, Ingrid van Dongen and Tino Oirbans woth Ziehl Abegg
Erik Jan Hornstra, Jordi Barrio and Edgar Torruella representing ARaymond
Baris Gencer with Agropek is explaining about the Cold Maker cooling systems
Simon Jones, Roger Vos, Chrétien Hendriks and Myriam van Etten with Genap
Theo Rijken with KG GrowAir and Robert Langelaan catching up at the de Gier Booth
Let's Gear Up with Robert Langelaan, Wouter Heezen and Rob Sandberg
Of course you'll find Peter Rense at the Greentech in the Holland Screens booth
Wishing you all the best with the Bioline from ARaymond.
Bert Strikkers, the face of Alumat Zeeman
HagelUni, Together. This pickture shows it all
Leo van Veen with Snelder in conversation with Sander van Aalst from AP Holland and Jan Mooiman with Agrucultural Projects Holland
The PB team
Rob Bekkering with van der Valk, almost too busy for a quick photo
Alex van der Meulen and Peter Lexmond with Meteor Systems
Of course, it is Wouter Steenks providing solutions with used and new Horticultural and Indistual machines from Steenks
Hilal Cimen, Ahmet Tezcan, Yusuf Cebecioglu and Efe Demircifti with Sera Marketim
Oerlemans showing their range of horticultural films and plastics. Henri van Hemert, Tim Minnaard, Piet van den Oord and Joan Hanegraaf
Conelia Bradt and Shawn Mallen, with A.M.A. Horticulture from Canada
GrowTech Turkey was also present, Aynur Turan, Havva Olcum and Engin Er
Emily Ramakers, Claudia Weicks, Rick Oudendijk with Intra-Horti and Tico van Leeuwen with Grodan
Judith and Gerhard Gilbers with WD Production Trade, showing the Quick Hook. According to Wilbert: The best hook in the greenhouse...strong, quick and of high quality
Dan O'Brian from SananBio, together with Aidan O'Reilly (R), vertical farmer from Northern Ireland.
Roel van de Heijning with Sac O2, explains about micro propagation.
The Oreon Team
Yasmijn van Drunen, Job Knook with the GreenTech and John Meyer from Bom
Magda Verfaille, with Mycelia having a conversation.
AgrowSer and VDH repesented by, Henk van Tuijl, Eric van der Klauw and Natascha van der Klauw. AgrowTech by Jeroen van Leeuwen and Jeanette Heezen with Heezen Advies
Igeba is celebrating 40 years, Jurgen Stark and Barbara Santarelli.
Hi tema Priva!
Leonardo Mannarelli, Andrea Pagliari, Nico Difino and Aldo Maggi with Eiffel
Model Greenhouse at the Sprung booth
The Brothers Batist; Nol who flew in from the USA, with Interstate Greenhouse Company and Herman with Batist Westland
Fedor Falilev with Gexa non wove materials
Anastasia Malamoglou, Robin van Schip and Marcos Torrens with Biota Nutri
Mikhail Hutton and Alison Bossio with Candidus.
Mikhail Hutton: "With one simple install, we can help you grow. CANDIDUS controls the amount of light needed to maximize your efficiency!"
GS/NL is represented by Marco Brok, Peter van der Kaaij and Xiangming Chen
Ckitang Mehta with GreenPro talking to one of the so many visitors
Aubry Payen, with Colasse, LED's grow with Vegeled
Miranda and Joost van der Waay, in front of one of their custom-made products
Maurice Vleesenbeek (left) with CombiCoop is visiting Dirk van der Kampen at the Berkvens Greenhouse Mobility booth
Ryan Wankel, Rebecca Nordin and Matthew Grantham with Heliospectra
Arthur Kroon with Total Energy Group from California
Noel O'Leary with CambridgeHOK form the UK
Fried Koop with Benfried, also paid a visit to the show
Cornelia Bradt, Shawn Mallen, Craig Willett, Alex Frew, Richard Bradt and Janan Alles, from Canada, with A.M.A. Horticulture Inc.
Susanne Mosmans and Katerina Marouli with Future Crops
Pieter Stam from Isolatiebedrijf M. Stam en zn
André Oehen with Bachmann Plantec from Switzerland
Edwin van der Zwart and Robert de Jonge with Luminus Devices
A lovely boot tour for clients of Oreon
Gill van der Drift with Mountain High
Eerik Schipper and Frank Jeuring are the onces you need to talk to if you're looking for certifications. Control Union Certifications
Father and son Dieter and Dany Mestdag, showing the E-geotex pro. Yes, E so an electric version of the geotextile cleaner. the battery last up to 8 hours, so good for a days work. And no fumes in your greenhouse while working.
Bashar Al Talli, Cor Driessen and Arjen Verwer with Bactiva
Edwin van Geest and Wim van der Ende, with Van der Knaap
Hortinergy is as always at the GreenTech, Isabelle Gueret and Vincent Stauffer, energy analysis is what you need even more so now.
Istvan Szabo with Lumines, next to him the Disinfection water system that cleans with UV an Ozon
Engel and Wurth Elektronik are working together. Wurth makes the LED component and Engel the whole armature. Zheilo Andreev, Johann Waldherr and Harun Ozgor with Wurt and Philippe Engel, Hefan Engel with Engel
Vifra! Alissio Fiorin, Vincenzo Russo and Stefano Liporace
Harm Janssens managing director of TLR International Laboratories
The Havecon Team
Rein Tichlaar, Gert Jan Zanting and Bertus Baas with Zanting
Valter Gabriel with Da Ros
Janneke Bussaard and Otto Vink with Aweta, Annie van de Riet with AVAG
Patrick Borenius, having a nice chat with a fellow American
Stefan Bakker with Netafim Netherlands, visting John Vollebregt with Tebarex
Vaighai Agro Products, are already in the industry for 4 decades. They export their coco and coir to over 45 counties. Their brand for the medical cannabis growers is Gro-Med
Edwin Sol with Buitendijk Slaman
Father and Daughter, Madelon and Hans Stedehouder, from Besseling Techniek
Maarten Hardeman and Carel Doornenbal with Empas
For questions about the Modiform line Eco Expert, you need to reach out to Arie de Hertogh. He know all about these products made of recycled FSC cardboard, which after its use is completely naturally degradable
Jos Veugen and Ed Gerrtis with Frans Veugen, next to the Powerfogger
Paul van Leeuwen and Jesse Groen with Martin Stolze. Behind them the transportation belts
Klasmann-Deilmann And Maan Biobased products teams
Celebrating a long partnership between BFG and TEG
Ron Verkade is showing the new colors for 2023 of the Thomsen line. Don't you thing they are great? Can't wait to see it with a plant in it.
Ernst Jan Monden, Charlotte Jannes and Bjard Schootse with Crux
Francis Paon, with Fertil is pleased to show their new pressed line. This line is made with a new technology. They are pressed and dried at the same time, which makes the pots and trays extra strong
Marcel van der Graaf and Branco de Kok with HortiMat and Leo van der Ven CEO of Flexibellsystems
Verhagen Leiden, Oscar Sprenkels in conversation with visitors
Eric Gerritsma with Holland Green Machine, next to the Foam Desinfection. https://www.hortidaily.com/article/6009190/holland-green-machine-introduces-new-fully-automatic-airmixer-spray-robot/
Has a deal made? Gill van der Drift with Mountain High and Mike Voorwinden from Voorwinden Group
Marcel Schulte, Frank Steekelenburg and Klaas Jan de Ruiter with HollandNetting International
Many lectures took place, during the show
Petektar is always looking for new distributers worldwide. Feel free to contact, Esra Thomas.
Cheers!!! Paolo Corno and Yil Grig from Midstream are enjoying a beer with Mike Pinkney (Cree-LED). Midstream uses Cree-LED components in their lights
WHERE IMPACT BEGINS, the Cultilene team: Alessandro Lautenbach, Yentle Blokstra, Ruud van Gils and Mario Smid
COCOMIX, the new brand in the market. Alesya Karimli and Agil Karimov
At the end of the day there are away place to find to enjoy good company and drinks. For excample the VB booth
Lumiforte is back on the GreenTech
PHOENIX-The Autonomous UV Robot for Greenhouses, by AIS (Advanced Intelligent Systems)
Arnoud Chausson, explaining how Hortinergy's online software can help you to design an energy efficient greenhouse
Richard Freeman and Robert Vahedi from AIS where not only at the Canadian pavilion, but also showing their robot Phoenix at the Robot Arena. ( see that picture also in this photo repo)
At the Sollum booth: The Canadian Delegation and some guys from Hoogendoorn, not to forget the Sollum team itself
Koos Maat, Paul Kuijpers, Ralf Steves and Thijs Nillesen at the stand of Lock.
Ying Gao, Tony Chen, Zheng Wang Chinese LED producer LedeStar, together with William Zhou (R) from Larix Grow.
Rijkzwaan's international team with Paul Simmonds, Shuang Fan, Frank Boelands, Jan Doldersum, Judith van den Berg, Wei Ping Mao, Tarek Elsaid and Amr Elsaid.
Kubo's team with Marc Croteau, Eef Terlaak, Nathalie van den Ende, Eric Douw, Henk Deen, Thomas van Dusseldorp and Botir Saliev.
Svensson's team with Mark van Dijk, Tino Ruhlers and Leon Strik. To the left, Marc Brouwers from Belgium's Beaulieu Int. Group.
Sabina Kuijpers, Sem van der Weerd, Dave Debets and Dylan Schalke from Debets Schalke.
Even Products with Oliver Mathew, Managing Director, Moran Yanuka, Yakov Shaked, Stefan de Ruiter and Keith Bowden.
Francisco Alonso, Joachim Keus, Annemiek Sprado, Wil Lammers, Morgane Salmon and Johan van Erven from Ridder.
Jerôme Lebecoue, Vitalina Tsourkan, Peter Ollevier, Tayyar Erzurumlu and Reny Ballet from Phormium.
Pieter Kruijt, Rosanne Brabander and Ronald Verkade from Verkade Climate.
Juri van Es and Jan Vellekoop from Peter Dekker.
Jacob Sorensen, Xander van de Zande and Bo Jørgensen, Danish-Dutch partners in international horticulture market.
Van der Knaap's China representative Mao Liu.
The Haifa Group with Martin Boekholt from Haifa Ecuador and Marco Molenaar and Gregorz Peszko from Haifa Nortwest Europe. J
The team of Hoogendoorn Growth Management with Ander Kuijendijk, Julien Deneffe, Bart 't Hoen, Laurent van de Ende, Raise Weterings and Pieter Kwakernaak.
Responding to interests from passers by at the stand of NaanDanJain, irrigiation company.
Maéva Hilpron and Lucile Delorme from Cueillette Urbaine, a Vegetal Social project.
Anjou Automation with Basile Hode and Simon Grimaud.
Lux LEDlightning with Andrjez Kornafel, Cesare Ing. Alberti and Chiara Fantoni.
Yvo Hendriks representing SignComplex. The Chinese team was not able to travel from China.
Keith Bowden from EvenProducts.
Matthias Droste (R) in conversation with a participant at HortiBest LED Grow Lights.
Ireis from South Korea specializes in irrigation management information system that tracks water content and growth environment information. On the photo are Francesco Jung and Mi-Kyung Bae.
Colourful stand from InHort from Poland.
The team of Pilkington Botanical with Anna Colley, Neil McSparran, Olga Krausch and Alderlan Vitalou.\
Julien Reuland from GDTech. The company develops smart horticulture lights for research purposes.
Jana Koudelkova, Sales Manager at Juta.
Colasse SA develops research LED installations from Belgium in cooperation with KU Leuven, Gent and PC Hoogstraten. On the photo are Manuel Colasse (CEO) and Aubrey Payen.
Pieter 't Hart and Lars Brzeski from MWM, Caterpillar Energy Solutions from Mannhei, Germany. Its machines generate power, warmth and CO2.
Claudia Weick and Rick Oudendijn from IntraHorti.
Joris Bogaerts, Tim Jacobs and Mattijs van Loon from Bogaerts Greenhouse Logistics from Belgium.
The team from Pericoli with Emanuele Arnaldi, Sara and Fabrizio.
Many activities at the stand of Growlightengine from Finland.
Monica, Dominik Papka, Dominik Papka and Kacper Mikolajewicz from Sammler RecBord. The company from Poland produces recbords and border lines.
Viale Sistemi from Italy with Massimo Digitali, Maria La Valle and Pascual Sanz Tartosa.
Spanish MSC Greenhouses with Javier Ayuso Pimentel. In addition to Spain, the company has a factory in Mexico.
Claudia Nijbroek from Nestinox in conversation with Javier Ayuso Pimentel from MSC Greenhouses.
Photo B-Otic creates lightning systems for micro algae in its planor photo bio reactor. The machine increases efficiency for the growing phase of micro algae, producing high quality biomass. On the photo are Piero Santaro, Vincenzo Riggio and Michele Corove.
The Portuguese team from Lumatek lightning with Romeu Santos, Claudia Santos and Ricardo Mota.
Interest at the booth of Nambo.
Rotem Cohen from Ginegar smart cover solutions.
Emma Grazier together with Pat Flynn from the Commercial Horticultural Assocation. The organization supports British companies with their export business.
The South Korean team from ioCrops with Kyeongseo Lee and Hwibin Kang. The company specializes in data collection via smart sensors, enabling remote management of farms.
Kamil Ciura from Arkop.
Ramkumar Palanisamy from KokosFlora, a substrate company.
Biolchim with dr. Riccardo Busi.
The team from Lab Associates with Nick Verhoef, Rea Qafa and Martijn van Genderen.
Colourful stand from of Sicor SA.
Zineb Laanane from Inventronics.
Live stream with a Chinese audience and extensive Q&A session by Rijkzwaan.
Mark Jackson from Plusrite.
South Korean Sherpa Space with Won Joon Choi, Clifton Cheung and Chao Mun Yun (President).
Bars from Turkey with Ukkase Ozer (L) and Osman Ulger (M).
The team from Primo with Joakim Häggblom, Nico Loonstra and Jaakko Salo.
Conversations at the stand of Greefa.
Johan Grootscholten (Green Career Consult) ready for GreenTech day 1
Egon Janssen (TNO) travelled every day from Delft to GreenTech by recumbent bike, so he deserved some fresh water.
Tim Huijben (Viscon) was ready for drinks at the end of day 2. Viscon organized a VIP event at their booth
Philippe Gers and Joke van Roosbroeck (Van Looveren). Next to horticultural glass they also offer polycarbonate panels.
Erwin van Lier (HBV Coatings) is celebrating the company’s 50th anniversary.
Holland made products at the Van der Lande booth
Ron van der Helm, Johanna Croissant and Paul Hogervorst (Force Demolition)
Kris Kort, Ren van der Horst (Spuitbedrijf R. van der Horst) and Paul Hogervorst (Force Demolition)
Arjen van Dijk and Erik van der Geest of NPI having fun with Kuno Jacobs (in the middle, Nova Exhibitions)
Ron van der Burg (Nobutec) and Ruud den Engelsman (Luiten Greenhouses)
Hans Koorneef, Agata Bartnik and Jan van Dijk (Holland Heater) with a long throw unit, a indirect fired gas heater.
Hans Weisbeek and Stefan Rietdijk in grey polo’s. What happened? They joined Ludvig Svensson.
Daniël Bou en Raymond van Mierlo (Bato Plastics)
Bas Visser and Remy Croese (Wireless Value) presented an updated portal and updates sensors.
Charlotte Langerak-Visser with a presentation at the Viscon Group booth just before drinks started.
Gai Vegter (Rainlevelr)
Tina Stoner and Peter Posthuma (Bio-Solutions Europe) are working on introducing biostimulants on the European market. In the United States these products are already commercial. Tests in the Netherlands are ongoing.
Biron informed people about micro nutrients and more
Geerd van Geel and Sandy van Ruijven (DLV Glas en Energie) at the start of day 3
Team TTA on Thursday morning
Ron van der Helm (Force Demoliton) with ‘his’ girls
Team Luiten Greenhouses
Berrie Schuurman and Willem Delisse (WDP Draadbewerking)
Team Bato Plastics
Focus on leavy greens packaging by JASA Packaging Solutions with Denise Baths, Maikel van Wiggen and Hendrik van den Berg.
No worries, Rob van Hulzen (Van der Ende Groep) is still alive after this ‘accident’
Van der Ende team having fun
Team photo at the shared booth of Van der Hoeven Horticultural Projects, Patron Agri Systems and Enthoven Techniek
Tom van Veen, Youri Heijker and Marco Zwinkels (Prins Group) ‘in the middle of Mexico’. At least the temperatures at GreenTech in Hall 1 were Mexico-like.
Peter Hendriks, Winny van Heijningen, Kim Helderman and Raymond Scheepens (LetsGrow.com)
Visitors could win a HortiFootprint analysis for free at the LetsGrow.com booth.
Jeroen van Beek (Saled) in the booth of Indo Lighting
Ronald van de Oudewetering and Rienk Hilgenkamp with Air Supplies Nederland next to Dimlux Extreme Series 1000 Watt.
Air Supplies Nederland also presented the OptiClimate Revomax II.
Jordy van den Berg and Alex Lodewijk (JB Groep) focused on fogging at GreenTech.
Johan Velting enjoying a small demonstration on his Workstep.
Josephine Cafmeyer, Jonas Wagner and Elena Cuter (Anorel). Anorel recently started the Tombustion project.
Making fertilizer from tomato plant waste (hortidaily.com)
Jeffrey and Marcel van den Bogert (Lightshine Cleaning)
Nick Boelen, Naomi van der Linden, Eelco Abma and Mario Taal (Agrolux)
Maurice La Crois and Jos Groenewegen (Ammerlaan Construction)
Frank Huiskens (Bernard Sanders Aandrijftechniek) and Jacco de Graaf (Dool France)
Robert Jansen, Peter Lansbergen and Martin van Ginkel (Dutch Lighting Innovations): “Greetings to your colleague Annet.”
Erwin Gräfe (Sendot) and Remo Eikenbroek (Presscon
Erik Jaspers and Joël Cornielje (PlantoSys)
Emmanuela Alexopoulou, Thomas Peters and Federico Puksic (Grodan)
Renko Schuil (TTA) and Martin van Dijk (Modiform)
Fernando Eblagon and Jos Lemmens (Lankhorst Yarns)
Lankhorst Yarns showed the new 100% compostable and recyclable twine, introduced in open field hop cultivation.
Team KG Greenhouses and KG Systems next to their cannabis gimmick
Bernardo Greeve and Marco van Trigt gave us a sneak peak of their almost market ready battery system to store up to 1 megawatt of electricity in a container.
Not the whole team, but still a big team at the booth of Bosman Van Zaal
Javier Ruda (Bioiberica) with Gerco Overweg (HortiPro)
Anouk Gronsveld, Patrick Schijvens and Ronald Gronsveld (Rofianda) Ronald proudly told us that he had the change to present his products on day 1 to a delegation from the UAE and Kazakhstan.
Thumbs up by Nitea
Greenhouse adviser Jan van Paassen came to pick up some Greenhouse Guides
Michael Del Ciancio (DC Farms), was happy to see some of his social posts covered on HortiDaily
Anders Abrahamsen and Furat Al Murani (Abrahamsen Group) with Francisco Marchini
Bas Willemse (Arpo) with the new greenhouse heating hose.
Marco van der Weerdt and Stefan Nieuwenhuyzen (Metazet FormFlex) with their brand new Self-driving platform. The platform is used by Organifarms for their robotic solution. Last year at GreenTech both companies first met.
Self-driving platform launched for robotic applications in greenhouse horticulture (hortidaily.com)
Dolf van der Hoeven in the middle of Marco and Stefan (Metazet FormFlex)
Team Elpress with Wim Esselink, Peter Hogervorst and Wout Sprangers
Especially the first two days of the exhibition started with a ‘tsunami’ of visitors, waiting for the halls to be opened.
Zantingh presented a e-boiler.
Gert-Jan Zantingh (Zantingh) next a new green Johnson pump, brought as a sneak peak to Amsterdam by Arwin van der Wees (SPX Flow). The pump has a less energy consuming electric motor. Also existing pumps can be upgraded this way to be less energy consuming.
The marketing and communications team of Boal: Cindy Jouvenaar-Heskes, Paul Ammerlaan and Welmoet Lugt
Gert Hollaar (Boal Systems) and Tjibbe van der Werff (West.Nederland) with an innovation by West.Nederland: a Easyjoint to link sandwich panels without using kit and without leaks occurring.
John van Ruyven (JVR Tecmar) saw good results in a test with products by a lettuce grower.
One of the products presented by John van Ruyven (JVR Tecmar) is the Vital Oxidizer
Marco Evers and Piet Veenstra (EVE Techniek)
Peter Valentin (Presscon), Daniëlla Hanemaayer (Presscon), John van Ruyven (JVR Tecmar) and Remco Eikenbroek (Presscon) with a nitrogen generator.
Boike Damhuis (Veha Plastics) and Hilde van Steijn (Dosatron International) with a demo kit showing water driven proportional fertilizer dosing in irrigation water.
Jasper van der Auweraert Mees Fröberg and Dennis van der Wiel (Plantfellow)
Our colleague Eelkje presented our newest Greenhouse Guide.
Sander Zuidgeest (Steenks Service) and Peet van Ruyven (Agricultural Projects Holland)
No, Vincent Kuijvenhoven is not handing over a book while posing for the picture together with Simon Le Coz and Nicolas Bernard (Horconex Horticultural Projects)
Marco Kroese, Eric Schäfer Gert-Jan Bol and Sven van Heijningen at the booth of Alcomij and Caeli. The first Caeli project is started:
Caeli fan unit: air movement and insight into greenhouse climate thanks to heat map (hortidaily.com)
Carl & Bryony van Loon, of to Greece now as after almost three decades of horticulture, they take a well deserved break.
Pieter Rooijakkers, René van Haeff and Niels Jacobs (Light4Food)
Nienke Wuring and Thomas Verburg (Cindro)
Jan Overschelde and Fons van Nierop (Klassmann-Deilmann). Together with Maan Biobased Products Klasmann Deilmann presented a new substrate innovation, a 3D printed susbstrate.
Peter Does (BASF Vegetable Seeds) did a ‘quality check’ on lettuce in the booth of Green Automation, just harvested in the demo center of BASF in ‘s-Gravenzande.
Wim van Wingerden (ProJoules) introduced a model-based crop planning platform earlier this year.
"Optimizing light use with the best plant balance" (hortidaily.com)
Marlies Reus and Wendy Houdijk (Vertify) were looking forward to the new edition of Seed meets Technology (September 27-29 2022).
Ab van Staalduinen and Harm van Adrichem (Gearbox Innovations)
That’s a serious unit at the Dalsem booth.
It’s a combination of the Airmix of Van der Ende and the X-Air of Dalsem. The combined techniques offer a solution for semi-closed greenhouses.
"Optimizing light use with the best plant balance" (hortidaily.com)
In the picture: Denis Dullemans (Dalsem.
Joost van Rooy (Elektravon Haket) with Marion van Rijsbergen – Lestraden and Lucienne Lestraden (Nivola)
Team Elektravon Haket
Richard Vermeer, Derek van der Veeken and Gijs Solleveld (Alumat Zeeman)
Standing in front of the MultiFan of Vostermans Ventilation was nice because of the summer climate in Hal 1.
Jaap Heijboer en Rob van Leeuwen (F&H Crone)
Gerbera’s at the booth of Rovero
Many visitors and exhibitors came to pick up a Greenhouse Guide.
Marnix de Jong (Buwatec)
Guy Heijnen, Peter Willem Hatenboer, Ellen Merk and Piet-Hein Le Poole (Hatenboer Water)
Hans Harting, Mark Hellevoort and Nieka van der Zeeuw next Sorem, the brand new sodium remover Van Dijk heating presented at GreenTech.
René Polak (Ushio)
Glenn Grootenboer (Ultramins) and Kees Luijkx (Luykx Ultrasound), producer of the USAF-technique used by Ultramins
Peat free substates at Jiffy
Rob van Esch (VGE) next to a UV-C-solution they offer.
Wouter Roest (JB Hydroponics)
Jebb Klaver (Green Simplicity) in the LED’s Research container
Koen van Kempen (NovaCropControl)
Richard Frenken and Wiel Nies introduced a tube rail lift earlier this year.
Father Marien (Duijvestijn Tomaten) and son Yanick Verkade, who is back in Holland after working as a grower in the Middle Eastern desert. Yanick will soon start working for a Dutch tomato grower.
Joost Bogaard, Marco van ‘t Hart, Leo van der Ven, Farzad Pirmoradian and Mandy van der Ven (Flexibell Greenhouse Systems)
The GroW tomato harvest robot in the Robot Arena. Tomato harvesting robot GRoW will officially be introduced at GreenTech (hortidaily.com)
Advanced Intelligent Systems demonstrated that their robot could autonomously find the pipes.
The robot of AIS was not pre-programmed for this exhibition setup, they team told us.
Several start-up companies were offered space to present themselves to the bigger public, PATS Indoor Drone Solutions with Bram Tijmons for example.
Demo setup for a robot of VBTI for in cucumber
Dorus Van Dinther and Nick Bakker (VBTI)
Eytan Markovitz and Mino Negrin with NUFiltration presented three new products.
Lucien Fesselet (Corvus Drones)
Lennert Bredemeijer, Jan Voshol, Wilco Voshol and André van der Vlist (Voshol Warmte-Elektrotechniek)
A yield predicting system produced by YieldComputer
Saïd El Ouakili (Ridder), Dennis Flaton (Horti XS), Hans Smolders (AgroInnovation) and Vimuktha Liyanage (Gardenia Agri City)
The team of Growfoam showed a complete lineup of substrates based on foam.
Dutch scale-up presents new lineup of growing substrates (hortidaily.com)
Let’s have a look at the rootzone in the Grodan booth
Frans Neijenhuis (The Recruiting Specialist)
All-In-One Spectral Cabinet at the booth of Wageningen University & Research
A gimmick at the KG Greenhouse and KG Systems booth
Multi-layer growing at the booth of TTA with in the back Sjoerd Nieboer (Beanstalk)
Ziv Gottesfeld, Tiret Dewnarain en Jan Jacob Mekes (HPNow)
Bever Innovations is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary this year.
Egon Janssen, Koen Smekens and Rick Gitzels (TNO). On the table the showed the different climate zones all over the world, to explain that also different types of greenhouses are needed.
Several companies focused on multi-layer growing companies were exhibiting at GreenTech, as was ViVi.
Nico van Scheppingen, the new colleague of Lorenzo van der Ark (Thermeta)
Marc Vijverberg (AAB NL), almost ready to enter their new office.
Bernard van Hest and Gary van der Linden (HS Tuinbouw Service)
Ivan Derkink (Bright Renewables), Lennart van de Maat (HoSt Group Bioenergy Systems) and Sarvesh Misar (Bright Renewables) shared a booth. Both companies also cooperate in energy projects in horticulture.
Wouter Verhoef (Crea-Tech) and Quinten van Senten (Bosman Van Zaal) with the CropTeq robot. With a bit of imagination, and because we were in Amsterdam, the robot looked like a pickpocket in action.
Maxime Dedecker and Olivier Begerem (2Grow)
Hugo Nijgh and Ignacio Rodríguez Gracia (Sercom)
Willem Vriezen, Ronald Kloppenburg and Dave Boer (Huisman Scherming)
The greenhouse modelling platform SIOM helps greenhouse builders to build te right greenhouse for every climate zone.
Xander Speelman (Hetronic) and Patrick van Vugt (Royal Brinkman) next to the new BeNomic pipe rail trolley.
New type of pipe rail trolley added to BeNomic line (hortidaily.com)
Gerrit Peet and Hans Stedehouder with the Roofmaster (Besseling Techniek)
Marc van der Giessen, Robin van der Pligt, Cherique Kranendonk and Jeroen Verkerk (Unifortes) showed the Basic Washer.
Smaller version of the Basic Washer machine presented (hortidaily.com)
Team Flier Systems
Thomas Hoetericks (Octiva). Octiva, the new name after the merger of Priva and Octinion, signed a collaboration agreement with Continental to develop autonomous mobile robotic solutions for horticulture applications.
Continental launches product line for agriculture (hortidaily.com)
André van der Stoel and Gert-Jan Mulder (Industrial Product Solutions) introduced Mi Flow, a high-quality solution for smaller capacities that is not inferior to the results of larger water units.
André Valstar (Festo) having a chat at the WPS booth
Leon Tacken (Hotraco Horti) and Berta Danielsdottir (Hotraco Agri)
The ISO Grade 8000, winner of the GreenTech Innovation Award back in 2020, an online edition of GreenTech.
Paul Blom (ISO Group) with the ISO Grade 8000.
Team Artechno organised a AVF+ Demo Event during the GreenTech, to show their indoor farming techniques.
Patricia Haverkamp (Dutch Greenhouse Delta) came to say hello to Thijmen Tiersma (Groentennieuws)
Team Viscon Group
Just in time a picture was sent in of the Dry Hydroponics booth. Thanks Chris Noordam!
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