- Über Certhon
26-09-2012SuprimAir Greenhouse nominated for Horti Fair Innovation Award
The international jury of experts has nominated eleven innovations for the Horti Fair Innovation Award. The ultimate winner will be announced on Tuesday 30 October, the first day of the trade fair being held in the Amsterdam RAI up to and including 2 November. The jury notes that suppliers to horticulture are continuing to innovate and invest, despite the unrelenting economic climate. A total of more than one hundred new products and services are being introduced at the coming Horti Fair.
Horti Fair is the international horticultural trade show for technology, innovation and inspiration and the coming edition promises to live up to these aims. On 30 October the winner of the prestigious Innovation Award will be presented with a cheque to the value of € 2,500.00 for the next edition of the Horti Fair, as well as being assured of international attention and publicity. In addition to the Innovation Award, the Press Award will also be presented for the most striking new product in the eyes of the international horticultural press.
Investing and innovating
,,A remarkable number of entries are follow-on developments of the concept of the Closed Greenhouse and elaborate on Cultivation New Style. So the focus is on saving energy and increasing efficiency, production and quality,’’ concludes Geert van Oosterhout (director LTO Groeiservice), the chairman of the international jury of experts. The other members of the jury are Jeroen van Buren (Manager Horticulture at DLV Plant BV), Heinrich Dressler (Gb Das MagazinfürZierpflanzenbau, Germany), Cor van de Kaay (vegetable grower), Linda Kaluzny-Pinon (Culture Legumière, France), Frank Kempkes (technical researcher at University and Research Centre Wageningen UR, Greenhouse Horticulture), Leo Marcelis (Professor in Crop Production in low-energy greenhouses at Wageningen UR), Eric Moor (pot plant grower) and Steven Vale (Commercial Greenhouse Grower Magazine, Great Britain).
,,Horticulture is continuing to develop and we are also seeing more cooperation on innovation. This is also due to the high level of investment,’’ explains Van Oosterhout.
Certhon (stand no. 11.0302) – SuprimAir
Certhon has developed the SuprimAir greenhouse, which is a unique greenhouse concept for international professional greenhouse horticulture. The ingenious synthesis of greenhouse, ventilation, cooling and control makes it possible to create an ideal climate all year round. The ideal temperature and relative humidity are combined with low energy consumption and lower pest pressure.
Jury:,,Recent technical innovations in various fields have been integrated within theSuprimAir concept. A clear example of closely targeted follow-on development.’’