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UmbraTex® Shading Fabrics, New! – Tectura® doors and fronts

HUESKER supplies UmbraTex® shading fabrics for your professional horticulture-state-of-the-art screens made from finemeshed, high-strength polyester fabric of highest qualities. UmbraTex® is available in various shading coefficients and used for indoor shading systems like roll screens, horizontal screens and gable screens.

For our UmbraTex® fabrics an UV stability of 10 years behind glass is guaranteed. The expected service life exceeds 20 years.

For the greenhouse construction sector, the Industry business unit sells custommanufactured facades and doors made of high quality and long lasting textiles.

HUESKER designed the “Stabidoor” as alternative to sectional doors. The door has a roll up opening system stabilized by horizontal tubes which provide excellent wind resistance and requires very little installation space. For openings up to 6 m high and 6 m wide, wind- and weatherproof through lateral guide rail weatherstripping.

For extra-large entrance systems, HUESKER designed the folding front, up to 10 m high and 20 m wide, wind-stable and weatherproof through lateral guide rail weatherstripping.

Optionally fitted with automatic safety contact strip. The folding front is used in greenhouses, logistics, warehouses and factory sheds.

The HUESKER Group – with its headquarters in Gescher (Westphalia) – is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of geosynthetics, industrial and agricultural textiles and systems. In close cooperation with our clients, engineers and research and testing institutions individual solutions for a number of applications have been developed since more than 150 years – innovative, economic and environmentally friendly.

If you have any further questions, please don´t hesitate to contact us!

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Israel announces creation of global seed company

Two Israeli seed producers, Nirit Seeds and TomaTech, have joined forces to create Israel’s largest vegetable seed company. This synergy will enable unique seed breeding research and development that will accelerate the company’s growth in the international seed markets.

Upon completion of the merger, the company will have more than 80 employees worldwide, including molecular biologists, breeders, agronomists, and others.
The company will improve its breeding activities in Israel, Spain, Mexico and Italy, as well as significantly expand its representation in the Netherlands and North America, with a particular focus on growing vegetables in high-tech greenhouses.

Nirit Seeds is one of the most successful internationally traded tomato and pepper seed producers, investing in the development of revolutionary genetic technologies. TomaTech is one of the leading tomato seed companies in Israel, developing premium varieties, including those resistant to the dangerous Tomato Brown Ruffle Virus (ToBRFV).

The production of crop seeds is one of the most advanced and high-tech sectors in Israel. According to the Seed Department of the Federation of Israel Chambers of Commerce, seed exports currently generate $200 million in annual revenue. There are about 25 large and medium-sized companies in the local industry.

For reference. According to market research, the global vegetable seed industry is valued at $8 billion a year and is growing at a CAGR of 8%.

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Karachay-Cherkessia became one of the leaders in the production of greenhouse vegetables at the end of 2021


Greenhouse vegetable production in 2021 reached a record 1.4 million tonnes. According to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, the leaders among the regions in this segment are the Karachay-Cherkess Republic, Lipetsk, Moscow, Kaluga, Volgograd, Novosibirsk, Saratov, Chelyabinsk regions, Krasnodar and Stavropol Territories, the Republics of Bashkortostan and Tatarstan. These regions account for more than 60% of the total production in the country. The intensive development of greenhouse projects in our country helps to provide Russians with fresh vegetables all year round. Last year, the harvest in winter greenhouses updated the 2020 record – more than 1.4 million tons of products were received. Including the production of cucumbers amounted to at least 830 thousand tons, and tomatoes – 590 thousand tons. It is expected that by 2025 the volume of vegetable production in year-round greenhouses will be at least 1.6 million tons of vegetables.


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December: Special Year Overview

In 2022, it will be 22 year since the new millennium started. Can’t believe it? Neither can we, but it is true. Before we go there, it is time to reflect on what has happened this year. Over the next couple of weeks, we will look back at 2021 and we will highlight the most important events that impacted the industry.

New greenhouses, events, even a few shows, technical novelties, and all other relevant news will pass by, offering you something other than Covid to talk about during Christmas and New Years’.


Wish your customers Happy Holidays
This special also offers an opportunity to put your company in the spotlight with a banner in this special box. This banner can be booked until December 24 on our newsletters. For more information, feel free to send an email to: 

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