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Neurather Gärtner halves electricity consumption with solutions from Codema
In 2010, four entrepreneurs founded the company Neurather Gärtner GbR in Grevenbroich, Germany. Neurather Gärtner produces cocktail tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, snack tomatoes and small plum tomatoes in the high-taste segment for the regional market, i.e. within a radius of 150 kilometers. The company’s goal is to grow produce in a completely CO2-free manner. Green electricity is used for the lighting, while the greenhouses are heated by waste heat from a local power plant.
On zero emissions and direct liquid fertilizer dosing at BASF in Nunhem
About ten years ago, the idea arose at BASF Vegetable Seeds in Nunhem to have a high tech development facility under its own management in the long term. The plan was called Greenex, which stands for Greenhouse Expansion. The first phase involved the construction of 2.5 ha greenhouses and 1.7 ha supporting facilities.
OK Plant: Dashboards help us to cooperate more closely with customers
In horticulture in the Netherlands, there is ever-increasing attention to the digitalization of processes. With the data that is collected, businesses gain insight into production, stock, labor and planning. OK Plant uses Codema SDF software and analyzes the collected data to gain insight into their daily operations. The goal is to allow management decision-making to be better considered and to be of better service to customers. Since recently, OK Plant has been using SDF Datawarehouse to present the data visually during internal meetings or in discussions with customers. Thijs van der Valk, Manager at OK Plant, explains in the video how they do this.
Full automation at Aurora Sky: one of the largest medicinal cannabis companies of the world
Aurora is one of the largest medicinal cannabis cultivators in the world. Codema has designed, developed and delivered all automation solution for this impressive company.
Schenkeveld: Water is the basis of your cultivation
In April 2017, Schenkeveld started the construction of a new location; Schenkeveld Schiphol. Codema is responsible for all water installations at this project. Schenkeveld and Codema have a close relationship that goes back for decades. Codema has realized the water technology for new construction projects of Schenkeveld already twice, once in Den Hoorn and once in Schipluiden.
Scherzer & Boss Fruchtgemüse re-uses CHP heath for the heating network
Scherzer & Boss Fruchtgemüse GmbH grows tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers on a total surface area of nine hectares. Their vegetables are grown under glass in a completely closed cultivation system. All water and unused nutrients are given back to the plants after treatment. The greenhouse climate, nutrients and water resources are all controlled accurately. Codema supplied the climate computer, the entire water technology and the lighting to Scherzer & Boss.
Efficiënt irrigation for blueberry grower Schrijnwerkers
Schrijnwerkers is a blueberry company, founded in 1969 by Rob Schrijnwerkers. Nowadays, this family business has locations in Horst, Overloon (Netherlands), and Weeze (Germany). Schrijnwerkers has two production sites in Weeze of over 75 hectares together. The companies in Germany are known by the name Blueberry Giant and Valckx-Schrijnwerkers.
Earlier strawberry crop and year-round production with LED toplighting
Brookberries, is one of the first strawberry growers in the Netherlands that chooses Philips GreenPower LED toplighting to move to an earlier crop and year-round production. The company gradually equipped all its locations with LED flowering lamps from 2012 onwards. Codema B-E de Lier has carried out the installation of the LED toplighting at Brookberries.
Gebrüder Meier: Returns of mobile gutter system exceeds our expectations
Fritz Meier from Gebrüder Meier Gemüsekulturen AG in Dällikon, Switzerland, runs a a horticultural company together with his brother and sister. It’s about 100 hectares of open fields and 10 hectares of greenhouses. They grow cucumber, tomato and eggplant in the warm greenhouse, and in the cold greenhouse there is corn lettuce, radish and for the past year, hydroponic lettuce on mobile systems. They have been working with Codema for the irrigation technology for nine years. When they decided to install a mobile gutter system, they asked Codema for help again. The returns of their new mobile gutter system exceeded their expectations.
Perry van der Haak: automation at the highest level
Perry van der Haak is a family owned business that produces young geranium cuttings for the European market. They own 20 hectares of mother plant production in Africa. In the Netherlands, Perry van der Haak has two locations; one of 2 hectares and a new location with more than 3 hectares. Codema designed, developed and delivered the entire cultivation system for their new location.
Underground water buffer next to soccer stadium
An underground water buffer will be installed under Spartaplein, the square around the Kasteel stadium, home to Dutch soccer club Sparta. This buffer will collect, filter and store rainwater deep underground. The rainwater harvested in this way will be used to irrigate the soccer field in the stadium.
Codema Systems Group shares knowledge & intelligent technology with Chinese growers
Today, Chinese citizens have a greater demand for high quality and more varities of vegetables, fruit and flowers. Their purchasing power has increased, challenging is the Chinese horticultural industry to meet these demands; Not only for domestic consumption, but also for export in order to retain its flourishing economy.
Nowadays, growers are making decisions based on Big Data. Therefore, Codema SDF has developed the DataWarehouse together with KP Holland. KP Holland and LKP Plants are experiencing initial results.
Plant Collect delivers a total assortment of house- and garden plants to a growing group of garden centers and wholesalers.
The largest garden- and decoration center of Belgium is located in the city Moeskroen. With more than 23000m² you will find a tremendous choice of divers plants, flowers and season decoration products.
Garden Centre “De Bosrand”
Garden centre “De Bosrand” has been founded in 1980 at Wassenaar and originally started as a bulb grower. As the company grows, the founders started wholesaling their products what lead to retailing as well.
SESVanderHave is a unique sugar beet seed company, committed to making sugar beet growing and sugar production a healthy business. Through responsive research, teamwork and partnerships, they are able to offer reliable seed solutions for the sugar beet industry and growers. In every potential sugar beet area of the world.
Sundrop Farms, Australia, 2015
Gipmans, The Netherlands, 2016
With a cultivation area with approxiamtly 64 football fields, Gipmans Planten in Venlo has a range of diverse types of vegetable plants and herbs.
KP Holland Hoge Noordweg
KP Holland, Hoge Noordweg, Naaldwijk, the Netherlands, 2011
40.000m2 of total area 160.000m2
Wim Peters, the Netherlands, 2015
Wim Scheers, Belgium, 2018
Maes Wilfried, Belgium, 2010
Mr. Langmead, Spain 2014, UK 2015
Genesis Premium Herbs
Tzahi Mordehay, Israel, 2014
Gebroeders Delissen, the Netherlands, 2010
80.000m2 growing area
6000m2 multi layer grower chambers
Weboma Ontwikkeling, The Netherlands, 2014-2016
Wageningen UR Unifarms
Wageningen UR, the Netherlands, 2016
NAK Tuinbouw, the Netherlands, 2016
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