Scoutrobot IRIS! is the winner of the GreenTech Concept Award.

We are proud to announce that the IRIS! Scout Robot won the 2018 GreenTech Innovation Concept Award. The award ceremony took place during the Green Tech Expo at the RAI in Amsterdam. The IRIS! Scoutrobot detects diseases, pests, deficiencies and other plant abnormalities at an early stage and also provides accurate fruit count and yield [...]

First fully automatic Micothon spray robot in Central Asia!

It is a historic day. The first fully automatic Micothons are being installed today in Central Asia.  Our engineer Peter is on the road this week for the installation of the three sprayers in one of the most prominent rose growing companies in Uzbekistan. The managers and employees of the nursery look proudly and with [...]

Have a safe journey Narvas!

Always great to see a truck being loaded at our factory with new machines at the start of their lives somewhere around the globe. Today we had tropical heat during loading of the 6 Narvas which made this photo extra special for our team, waving them goodbye. Narvas, have a [...]

Micothon robots ready for the next 15,000 hrs.

One of our regular customers have asked us to overhaul two Micothon spray robots and convert them to the 20 cm wider tube-rail system of the customer. These 10 year old machines have the respectable number of running hours of 15,000 hours each in their former life. And after the revision they are ready for [...]

IRIS! Scout robot officially presented to jury GreenTech Award

The IRIS! Scout robot is officially presented to the jury of the GreenTech Innovation Award 2018. The Concept Award will be presented during the GreenTech 2018, which takes place on 12,13 and 14 June at the RAI in Amsterdam. In order to develop the IRIS! Scout robot, a special international partnership was concluded in 2017 [...]

Spraying robot back at base since 2003

One of the early Micothon rose spraying robots from 2003 is back at base. Our technicians have taken the owner's machine under their care to be returned after modification. The machine will be used as a spray robot in the cultivation of the silk plant Asclepias (Beatrix). The robot will be equipped with wide booms [...]

Brainstorm session at Wageningen UR on sustainable crop protection

In the March 2018 issue of 'Onder Glas', the Dutch trade magazine for greenhouse horticulture, Henk Oosterom from Hoogeveen Plants in Hazerswoude was interviewed. Subject was the insect suction system that was developed by greenhouse machine builder Micothon for his helleborus nursery to suck up sciara. That article was also read by Prof. dr. Kirsten [...]

Greenhouse Crop Protection with Smart Spray Technology

Greenhouse Crop Protection is vital at Rose nurseries Porta Nova and SK Roses in the Netherlands. Micothon is the inventor of air-assisted spraying in greenhouses, a technique that results in better penetration and coverage and therefore in better greenhouse crop protection. Together with Porta Nova and SK Roses, Micothon developed Smart Spray Technology. Customers Aad [...]

Dutch interview with Porta Nova in ‘Onder Glas’ magazine.

In the Dutch trade magazine for greenhouse growers 'Onder Glas', Porta Nova's manager Aad van Luijk is very satisfied with the results of the Mark III version of the Micothon automatic sprayer. Download the interview in PDF Onder Glas November 2017.   Report by Jan van Staalduinen, editor 'Onder Glas'.

Micothon Russia signs another contract with “Ovoschevod” (trade mark Botanika)

Micothon has signed a contract with “Ovoschevod” (trade mark Botanika) for the delivery of another 6 sprayers model Narva. “Ovoschevod” is a leader in the production of cucumber in Volgograd region.  3 Micothon sprayers have already been successfully used in the enterprise since autumn, 2016. The machines are ready to be tested and shipped end of [...]