WPS News

How can you combat the increasing minimum wage?

Significant increases in the minimum wage have grim consequences. Labour still accounts for a large proportion of the costs for greenhouse horticulture companies. For the IPM Essen we investigated the minimum wages in the Netherlands, Germany,...
19 January 2018

Horticulture

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Ter Laak Orchids opts for another WPS system in new Daylight Greenhouse

The Ter Laak Orchids nursery is currently expanding its Wateringen premises in the Netherlands with a new 50,000 m2 Daylight Greenhouse. To kit out the new greenhouse, Ter Laak Orchids has decided to install another WPS system. With this...

19 January 2018

Horticulture, Automation

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Sneak preview of automatic packing line a great success

Last week we gave growers a sneak preview of our new WPS automatic packing line. That afternoon, all eyes were on our brand new Smart Destacking, Smart Placing and Smart Wrapping systems.

22 December 2017

Horticulture, Automation

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Stan van der Waal, Rainbow Greenhouses: “The system has worked absolutely perfect from day one, impressive!”

Rainbow Greenhouses, a wholesale grower and distributer of potted plants, recently invested in a SmartFlo system for transporting trays. Crops may need to be moved as often as every two weeks to provide the best growing environment. With WPS they...

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Nursery Dijk van Dijk: ‘The WPS system makes our organisation manageable and efficient’

Dijk van Dijk Hydrangea and garden plant nursery recently invested in a SmartFlo and delivery system for transporting, cleaning, sorting and delivering hydrangeas. Robin van Dijk worked with WPS to create an effective system with the aim of...

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"Walking Plant System is best in class for Karma Plants"

A 10,000 m2 expansion of the Walking Plant System has enabled Karma Plants to increase its production. To get the most out of this expansion, the nursery has decided to extend its current WPS system as it has already led to a remarkable...

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WPS takes the next step in robotics and automation in pot plant cultivation at Gartneriet PKM

Danish grower PKM is investing in efficiency and stability

Danish company Gartneriet PKM, one of the market leaders in the production of Campanula, is investing in efficiency and stability. PKM aims to reduce labour, improve response times to the...

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Meet our SmartStaff robots

At the IPM Essen, we will present our SmartStaff robots. Every week we will introduce one robot to you and in total, three robots will be presented. Every robot has their unique characteristics, but we can tell you one thing for sure: they take...

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Cut flower growers LG Flowers to invest in WPS automation for efficiency and a more stable working environment

Gerbera producer LG Flowers (the Netherlands) saw an opportunity to effect a labour saving change in the processing of gerberas. WPS and LG Flowers have together designed a system that fully meets the needs of the latter company. The basic...

27 October 2016

Horticulture, Automation

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360 Virtual Reality Video: Look through the eyes of a plant

At the end of the production process in a greenhouse, plants are packed and transported to the customers. Before that moment, plants bridge a considerable distance in an internal logistics system. Every grower of course knows which route his...

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