Substrate Growing News

  • WHY YOU SHOULD USE COCONUT PEAT AND CHIPS?

    dvanced scientific research into the suitability of coco peat and coco products has been well established. Coir peat was regarded as of no use in the past but it is only an idea belonging to the past.  Scientists and agronomists promote it as the best organic medium to use as substrate because, It possesses high porosity enhancing healthy root growth.  It has natural tendency to ...


    By GW Biosubstrates

  • Coconut industry newcomer leads the way in sustainability

    Apex, the India-based coconut processing company, launches today as the industry leader in sustainability and innovation with the introduction of 12 premium coconut-based products manufactured from its ...

  • WEConnect International Europe Conference 2015

    Our CEO, Sandra Sassow will be presenting at the WEConnect International Europe Conference 2015,  to be held on Tuesday 24th November 2015 at the RBS offices in central London. The theme of Sandra’s speech will be how to achieve “Maximum impact With Tiny budget”. One of the biggest challenges small businesses face is how to stand out from the crowd ...


    By SEaB Energy Ltd.

  • Premier Tech makes another acquisition in Europe

    Premier Tech is pleased to announce the acquisition of its partner Falienor, French leader in the formulation of growing media whose head office is located in Vivy, France. With this acquisition, Premier Tech integrates the renowned expertise of some 110 skilled team members to its European team which is now close to 450. This transaction allows Premier Tech to increase its global ...


    By Premier Tech Aqua

  • Ahlstrom achieves Registered Latex Developer certification from HP

    Ahlstrom Corporation, a global high-performance materials company, has taken part in the HP Registered Latex Development Program and a wide number of Ahlstrom's poster papers and wallcover substrates have met the HP compatibility standard. After successful completion of the certification tests on different large-format HP Latex printers, Ahlstrom has been granted the certification of HP ...


    By Ahlstrom-Munksjö

  • Government calls for peat to be phased out

    A consultation on proposals to phase out the horticultural use of peat by amateur gardeners in England by 2020 has been published today. Important progress has been made in reducing peat use in growing media products over recent years, but there is still a long way to go. The consultation also sets out a new long-term goal to eliminate peat use by all gardeners, growers and procurers by 2030 at ...

  • MS&L New York offers up to $100,000 in pro bono communications council

    MS&L New York, a part of MS&LGroup - one of the world"s leading communications firms - is offering a grant of up to $100,000 in pro bono professional services to a local non-profit in need of communications expertise. Through a newly developed cause initiative called MS&L Be:CAUSE, MS&L New York is seeking proposals from local non-profits whose future success will make our ...

  • Premier Tech Signs a $6 Million Contract in Europe

    RIVIERE-DU-LOUP, QUEBEC - Premier Tech continues to demonstrate its leadership and strong international presence, particularly on the European continent. Premier Tech's Industrial Equipment Group (IEG) has just been awarded a contract worth CA$6 million (EUR4.5 million) with Kekkila Oy a horticultural Finnish company. This contract is one of the largest ever obtained by ...


    By Premier Tech Aqua

  • EXPOFLOR 2009: Promotion of the flower for growing media and soil improvers

    On 6-8 March 2009, the Spanish (Murcia) Competent Body manned a booth at the EXPOFLOR 2009 fair to show the advantages of the European Ecolabel and EMAS for growing media and soil improvers. EXPOFLOR takes place in Lorca every two years and provides the opportunity for national and international representatives in the horticulture and gardening sectors to showcase their newest technologies and ...

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