Horti Asia slated in Bangkok Au­gust 22-24, 2018

Agriculture - - Contents - HORTI ASIA is the re­gion’s lead­ing event for hor­ti­cul­tural pro­fes­sion­als in­volved in grow­ing fruit, flow­ers, veg­eta­bles, and plant pro­duc­tion and green­house tech­nol­ogy. This event is re­turn­ing to Bangkok for the sixth time, and for 2018 the or­ga­niz­ers hav

In­ter­na­tional gov­ern­ments and as­so­ci­a­tions that have al­ready con­firmed as par­tic­i­pants in the ex­hi­bi­tions this year in­clude: the Thai­land Min­istry of Agri­cul­ture and Co­op­er­a­tives; In­ter­na­tional So­ci­ety for Hor­ti­cul­tural Science (ISHS); Thai So­ci­ety of Agri­cul­tural Engi­neer­ing (TSAE); Re­gional Coun­cil of Agri­cul­tural Ma­chin­ery As­so­ci­a­tions in Asia and the Pa­cific (ReCAMA); In­ter­na­tional Rice Re­search In­sti­tute (IRRI); Hor­ti­cul­ture Science So­ci­ety of Thai­land; South Korea’s Foun­da­tion of Agri­cul­ture Tech­nol­ogy Com­mer­cial­iza­tion and Trans­fer; Em­bassy of The Nether­lands; and Em­bassy of the Fed­eral Repub­lic of Ger­many.

Top com­pa­nies that have con­firmed par­tic­i­pa­tion in AGRITECHNICA ASIA in­clude: AGCO Hold­ing (Sin­ga­pore) Pte. Lim­ited; Röhren- und Pumpen­werk Bauer GmbH (Ger­many); Ce­likelTarimMakineleri San. Ve Tic. Ltd. Sti. (Turkey); FLIEGL Agrartech­nik GmbH (Ger­many); KUHN S.A. (France); Mas­chioGas­pardo S.p.A. (Italy); Mi­nos Agri­cul­tural Ma­chin­ery (Turkey); Pöt­tingerLandtech­nik GmbH (Aus­tria); and Jiangsu World Agri­cul­tural Ma­chin­ery (China). And at Horti ASIA, vis­i­tors will meet: Yara Thai­land; Priva In­ter­na­tional Beijing Ltd. (The Nether­lands); East-West Seed In­ter­na­tional Lim­ited (The Nether­lands); Xarvio (Bayer AG) (Ger­many); and Richel Group (France).

The Di­rec­tor of Global Mar­ket­ing Com­mu­ni­ca­tions at PÖTTINGER Landtech­nik GmbH, T.C. Trues­dell, said the com­pany was very pleased to have par­tic­i­pated in the in­au­gu­ral AGRITECHNICA ASIA. “It was a great op­por­tu­nity to bring en­dusers, man­u­fac­tur­ers and po­ten­tial sup­pli­ers from the Asian re­gion to­gether at one venue,” he added. “The fur­ther suc­cess of the event will help to sup­port the de­vel­op­ment of the re­gion it­self.”

The Manag­ing Di­rec­tor of Yara Thai­land, Me­hdi Saint- An­dré, agreed. “We were very ex­cited to join in this year to play an ac­tive role to­wards Thai­land 4.0 agri­cul­tural sec­tor mod­ern­iza­tion, and col­lab­o­rate with other value chain play­ers to im­prove to­gether farm­ers’ ef­fi­ciency and sus­tain­abil­ity through knowl­edge, in­no­va­tion and dig­i­tal so­lu­tions,” he said.

Vis­i­tors to the two trade fairs, be­ing held at BITEC, Bangkok, from 22 to 24 Au­gust, will meet more than 200 ex­hibit­ing com­pa­nies from Asia-Pa­cific and Europe. They will not only have the op­por­tu­nity to do busi­ness, but also to ex­tend their knowl­edge in sem­i­nars and farm vis­its in Thai­land, which is the lead­ing coun­try for hor­ti­cul­ture in the re­gion.

Over­view of the Horti Asia ex­hi­bi­tion.

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