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Horticulture

Produce durable, high-quality prints on horticulture packaging that can withstand harsh, outdoor environments.

On-line

Print julian dates, batch numbers and barcodes direct to horticultural packaging with our compact thermal inkjet (TIJ) printers. The maintenance free coders prove easy to integrate onto production lines, with waterproof IP rated jets available that can withstand harsh, horticultural environments.

For bouquets and flowers, we offer solutions to apply printed labels to flow wrap. Alternatively, our TIJ printers are equipped to apply information directly to the film.

Off-line

For flat form horticulture packaging, seed packets for example, our range of feedings systems will reduce labour, time, and costs whilst maximising efficiency. When combined with a labelling or coding system they will produce consistent, durable codes. Taking the coding process offline allows you to switch between batches and change printed data, perfect for seed packets and plant tags.

Secondary packaging

For outer cases, our high-resolution large area printers offer a low-maintenance alternative to labelling that reduces waste and costs. The innovative systems are capable of printing verifiable barcodes, text and graphics on areas up to 500mm wide.

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Applications

 Thermal Inkjet X1 Jet printer on horticulture, spray bottle production line
  • The X72 Jet Unit proved itself very quickly- zero downtime, was easy to use and accommodated all our print data requirements. Our savings based on direct box printing versus label print and apply are more than £3.5K per year, per unit.

    Westland Horticulture

  • At peak times we are overprinting between 40,000 and 50,000 tags per week. With the RF Lite we free up 2 or 3 members of staff and save labour, time and money.

    Florna Plants

  • The cost-savings have been significant for us. A price per print study was recently carried out in Holland where they use the same printers, and it worked out at 2.6p per thousand prints.

    Green Partners Ltd

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Success stories

  • X72 Large Area Printer

    All budding gardeners will be familiar with Westland Horticulture, who are a leading supplier of branded horticulture products in Europe. From fertilisers to bird care to gardening tools, their comprehensive lines will impress even the most green-fingered of indivi...

    Westland Horticulture

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  • Lancashire based Florna Plants Ltd, is a large-scale producer of garden plants that are grown specifically for the wholesale market. They supply garden centres, supermarkets and high street retail buyers all over the UK.

    Florna Plants

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  • x72 printer, printing on cardboard box on horticulture production line

    There are few businesses that we work with which give us a truly sensory experience, but Green Partners Ltd is definitely one of them. When you enter their facilities in Spalding, Lincolnshire you are greeted with the powerful, intoxicating aroma of flowers - thous...

    Green Partners

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  • Post saver product with thermal inkjet print

    The purchase of three Rotech X1Jet TIJ coders has put Postsaver Europe in pole position to take advantage of growth in demand for its pioneering wood preserving products.

    Postsaver Europe

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