Richard Vialle succeeds Theo Sanders on the Hortivation board

Theo Sanders has stepped down as a Hortivation board member. He is succeeded by Richard Vialle, founder and CCO of Kind Technologies.

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July 2021
greenhouse modelling programme SIOM:

"The system tells us straight away whether additional installations are needed"

For years, it was mainly either 'standard' glass Venlo greenhouses or 'standard' foil greenhouses that were erected for growers at the most diverse locations internationally.

In the meantime, the greenhouse has become a tailor-made suit and you increasingly come across specifically designed greenhouses, for which various greenhouse builders have developed their own concepts.

April 2021
Martin Steentjes new chairman Hortivation
Martin Steentjes, director of Van der Hoeven Horticultural Projects B.V., has been appointed as the new chairman of the board of Hortivation. Steentjes has been closely involved with the foundation from its inception.

In addition to the appointment of the new chairman, the composition of the board has changed even more. Marco van der Velden, CEO of Berg Hortimotive Group, has joined the board.

December 2020
New CASTA user - APEX Greenhouses

The Australian company Apex Greenhouses has invested in a CASTA License. With this license, the company ensures that their greenhouses are assured of high quality. Calculation within CASTA ensures a highly efficient design of greenhouse construction.

Apex Greenhouses

June 2020
Hortivation Point as global positioning standard for greenhouses

The Hortivation Foundation is introducing the Hortivation Point as the global positioning standard for greenhouses. This responds to the demand by greenhouse builders, installers and other suppliers for a standardised methodology for determining the exact position of every object in a greenhouse.

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