Winner GreenTech Innovation Award 2018: AutoStix – Visser Horti Systems
We are proud to announce that AutoStix has won the 2018 GreenTech Innovation Award. AutoStix was introduced as a new open source system that automates the planting of cuttings. It creates efficiency in nurseries using a patented transplanter with the aid of biodegradable strips that house the cuttings.
“A new, unique way of planting cuttings using excellently designed high tech combined with sustainable materials. Visser Horti System’s Autostix has it all: it is a commercially successful innovation, featuring strong technology developed in close partnership and a real game changer using smart product design.” (GreenTech Awards Jury) The jury unanimously chose Autostix as the winner of the GreenTech Innovation Award 2018.
The AutoStix machine removes the challenge of finding and training a workforce to stick the cuttings at the rooting stations where seasonal staff is more difficult to find than in offshore locations. Due to the further standardized process less labor is required. The production capacity for the AutoStix Machine is up to 12.000 cuttings per hour.
For more information, please contact your Bellpark Horticulture sales representative.