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Six misconceptions about conveyor belts in floriculture

Working with conveyor belts for moving plants is an efficient and ergonomic way of working. It gives you overview and peace of mind. Yet there are still misconceptions about the use of conveyor belts, which we would like to clear up:

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The SmartFlo system and its advantages

A WPS SmartFlo system is based on fixed conveyor belts (tracks) that are operated with a SmartFlo Drive. With a SmartFlo Drive you can easily adjust speed, direction as well as program different routes for the belts within the system. Via a...

25 January 2021

SmartFlo, WPS, Horticulture

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Digna van Zanten (WPS) is looking forward: time for growth in 2021

In 2018, Digna van Zanten took over as managing director of WPS. An ambitious young woman at the helm of a technical organization with primarily male employees. At the start of 2021, Digna looks back on the changes she has initiated within WPS...

20 January 2021

WPS, Horticulture

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New Team Leader Service

Since October 1st we have a new face at WPS: Michael Deelen has started as Team Leader Service. We would like to introduce him to you:Not a rookieMichael started his career at a service desk. By now he has a lot of experience in managing...

27 October 2020
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How sorting by plant color works

Plant color is an important parameter to see breeding results in detail and enabling you to classify plants automatically.

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Reduce dependency on personnel

Many greenhouse operations are currently confronted with less available laborers. Although quite drastically at the moment without migrant workers and lock-downs, this trend has been going on for quite some years. Greenhouse jobs are for many...

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Get more out of your greenhouse

Efficient utilization of your greenhouse space is a key factor for getting more products out of your current greenhouse, but also for your profitability. Before considering building additional greenhouse space consider how to get more yield out...

30 April 2020
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Sorting with a Vision system: the ultimate assistent?

How do you ensure that orders are executed efficiently, quickly and uniformly? A Vision system can help you do this. What advantages and disadvantages come with a Vision system and what do you have to take into account before you decide to...

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Part 1: How much does labour saving benefit you?

Labour saving is an important factor in optimising your business process. This has several positive and less positive consequences. Investments will have to be made to replace labour and realise savings. What are the advantages and disadvantages...
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4 savings on labor in the nursery by using conveyor belts

In an earlier blog I discussed the 7 results growers can achieve with conveyor belts. Besides increasing your productivity and gaining ergonomic benefits, saving on labor is the most valuable result. In this blog, 4 examples in which labor is...

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