Let’s stop the virus with UVC UVGI technology

The current pandemic with the SARS-CoV-2 virus (COVID-19) has an unprecedented impact on companies and public facilities. Due to the high infectivity, extreme economic and social measures have been taken to prevent spreading. Sars-CoV 2 is highly contagious and can also survive outside the human body for 3 days on commonly used materials. Regular disinfection [...]

Golden medal for Narva UVC crop protection system

Micothon has won a gold medal at the "Protected Soils of Russia" show with its Narva UVC machine. This exhibition, held in Moscow from 7-9 October 2020 with the support of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture, has become a leading event for professional greenhouse horticulture in 17 years.   Fight fungi with light The Narva [...]

MIRA high tech for mid-tech greenhouses up and running in Marocco

First run of Micothon MIRA in Tomatoes Our latest system for spraying in professional greenhouses without pipe-rail system is up and running in Marocco. Our team at the factory in Mijdrecht, the Netherlands, has extensively tested the MIRA on its ‘off-road’ capabilities, looking for the limits under which the machine continues to [...]

Micothon presents the new Micothon Narva UVC machine at Fruit Logistica 2020 in Berlin.

Successful testresults and proven technology against fungi Micothon has developed this chemical free application for combating fungi like mildew and botrytis in greenhouse crops. Multiple installations have been successfully implemented in 2019, thanks to a promising trial with the machine in the Dutch Wageningen University greenhouse, in which scientific research is carried out into the [...]

A long life for every rose thanks to the Topfinish from Micothon

It is possible with the new Micothon spray tunnel: the Topfinish.   The first post harvest spraytunnel against botrytis by Micothon. Properties Stainless steel spraytunnel for easy cleaning and long lifetime. Is placed over existing transport system. Removable Stainless steel sump tray for collecting overdosed fluid Special spraynozzles to minimize the needed amount of sprayfluid [...]

Again three Micothon Narva spraying machines for Russian customer

Another three Narva Spraying machines are being assembled in our factory in the Netherlands. One of our bigger Russian customers will get their 15th, 16th and 17th Narva battery driven spraying machine this month. The machines are being assembled at our factory in Mijdrecht.  After being tested at our own testfacility the machines will be [...]

Micothon spraying machine for German Gerbera nursery.

In 2002, Micothon built a first series of 20 Spintmaster sprayers. Many of those machines are still being used by various growers in different crops. The Spintmaster distinguished itself from other spraying machines by the patented air-assisted spraying. The Spintmaster in the photo, is one from the first series. After years of use in two [...]

Micothon supplies a special FloraUVC robot for Wageningen UR research on mildew control.

Mildew control in roses is a part of the research at Wageningen University & Research (WUR). For this 'Perfect Rose' project, Senior researcher Kirsten Leiss of the Wageningen UR Greenhouse Horticulture has invited Micothon to deliver a special FloraUVC robot for this mildew research. The aim of the research is to establish scientifically how great the effect [...]

Light weight spray booms, developed for Dutch garden plant grower

A Dutch garden plant grower was looking for a compact solution for the automatic spraying of his crop. To protect outdoor crops as economically and efficiently as possible, a modified installation had to be developed. Light weight The offered solution from Micothon is a specially developed installation for this customer which can run in the [...]