Hotraco Horti presents: the Orion-PGC

Hotraco Horti from Hegelsom, The Netherlands, has been known for years in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany as a developer and producer of both simple and advanced automation systems and products for the horticultural sector.

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Find the perfect configuration for an energy efficient greenhouse with a simple online tool

Energy is a major expense in greenhouse productions. Several solutions currently exist on the market to help reduce this energy bill. The dilemma is how to choose an optimal configuration adapted to climate, crop(s), and yields and to figure out the investment payback.

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Selective desalination with Opticlear Diamond Forward Nano ®

Maximizing drainwater reusage enables growers to enhance plant resilience. Smart water treatment is essential to optimize your reusage and move forward to a zero-emission greenhouse.

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T.C. van den Dool: Specialist in lifting of greenhouses

Many greenhouses no longer meet the demands of modern cultivation under glass. In a greenhouse which is too low some cultures are impossible. Either shading and/or black-out installations, or assimilation illumination cannot be mounted.

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Horticultural machines - Engineering & automation

In 1999 the sons of a Belgian azalea grower set out to make robotic equipment to sell to other growers. They began with the “Degraplace”.  A mobile pot robot, self-propelled through the cropping area, for setting plants down on beds.  The same robot can pick up the plants for moving elsewhere (trimming / spacing).  More than 75 robots with a width of 1.5m up to 12m are successfully installed.

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