IPPS Western Region Annual Conference 2019

We are delighted to announce that Proptek will be once again sponsoring and attending the IPPS Western Region Annual Conference 2019 in Santa Cruz California, September 24th – 28th.

“IPPS is a global network of professionals with an interest in plant production, including horticultural research and education, with the aim to improve the knowledge, skills, productivity and professionalism of its members.

IPPS has 1600 members over eight geographical regions around the world, spread over four continents.”

If you would like a meeting to discuss any of your requirements or would like to see any of our products, please do get in…

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Cultivate 2019

Proptek will be attending the Cultivate exhibition in Columbus Ohio, July 13th-16th.

We have some exciting things planned to show you – watch this space for more details!

If you would like a meeting to discuss any of your requirements or would like to see any of our products, please do get in touch.

Until then, you can find out more about the exhibition at https://www.cultivate19.org/

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128 Cell Propagation Tray for Hemp Production

Hemp propagation is in full swing in the USA and our 128 cell tray is fast proving to be an excellent and popular choice. With sales now in several States, hemp growers are taking advantage of the easy to use, tough injection-moulded plastic design that produces very high quality, easy to pull plants.

As our trays last for many, many years they can be financed or leased if you require a large amount for your nursery which can help to improve cash flow.

For more information and all the benefits, see our 128 cell tray product page.

We have a…

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Further Proptek Trays Now Available From Greenhouse Megastore

We are delighted that our distributors Greenhouse Megastore can now supply even more of our popular propagation products. As with the other Proptek trays they already stock, this allows us to supply trays in smaller quantities and also brings on board the expertise of this very well known brand to help support our customers in product selection and fulfilment.

They have recently added our 10×20 USA bedding size trays to their range, meaning our 144231 shallow and 231 deep vegetable trays available

Shop here: https://www.greenhousemegastore.com/10-x-20-proptek-propagation-trays-cn–ptk–1020

If you have any other recommendations for our products that you would…

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World Ag Expo 2019

Join us at booth 1325/1326 in Pavilion A.

We are once again attending the World Ag Expo in Tulare, CA in a couple of weeks’ time. We’d love to see you there – our team will be on hand from the 12th to the 14th to discuss any of your propagation needs.

If you would like to request a meeting, please reply to this email, otherwise please feel free to just drop by the booth at any time.

Here’s what we’ll have on show this year:

6 Cell Global Tray for 120mm Ellepots

New for 2019, this new container is perfect for fruit trees,…

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New Website 2019

A fresh start for a new year is always a good thing! At Proptek, we are constantly innovating our products and we thought it was high time to improve and polish our website and branding too. A change is as good as a rest, so the saying goes!

We hope you find the new site informative and easy to use – if you have any feedback we’d love to hear from you on our contact page

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Better Nutrient Management

It’s common knowledge that tough plastic trays last longer than Styrofoam, so represent a better return on investment…but there’s another sometimes more hidden saving.

A hard plastic tray is better on fertilizer than a Styrofoam tray. This is because of two main reasons:
• The roots are better, so take up nutrients more efficiently. This means less goodness runs through the cell and is lost down the drain.
• Nutrients can’t absorb into the cell walls.

When you combine these two facts, you can reduce the amount of fertilizer and nutrient management you have to do, creating a large net saving. There is good…

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Proptek Trays Now Available Via Greenhouse Megastore!

We are delighted to announce that we have teamed up with Greenhouse Megastore to supply some of our popular propagation products. This allows us to supply trays in smaller quantities and also brings on board the expertise of this very well known brand to help support our customers in product selection and fullfilment.

We currently have our 162242 and 338 vegetable trays available, along with our 8 cell Pot-in-Frame tree propagation system.

We will have another announcement soon about some more products coming available, which we are also really excited about!

We recommend joining their mailing…

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Labor Saving Doesn’t Have to be Expensive Machinery & Robots

Ag and nursery industries are facing major labor shortages and a lack of qualified employees – the solution is to become more efficient with our processes and use automation to bridge the gap.

When automation is mentioned, people think complicated machinery and expensive equipment. This does not have to be the case. Just by picking the right container, you can make huge improvements without spending big. Here’s the 6 reasons to change to a Proptek®/Ellepot® container/insert system:

Save time on Seeding and Filling

A tough injection molded container can be de-stacked automatically a lot easier than other types of tray….

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