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Powerplants Australia offers a wide variety of products and service in horticultural technology, operating in all sectors of the horticulture industry including: berries, soft fruit, field vegetables, nurseries, protected cropping, cut flowers, and medicinal cannabis. We manufacture technology supplies and accessories locally in Australia in our own premises to provide our customers with innovative tailored solutions. You focus on growing your business, while we take care of all your service and maintenance requirements. Read more about us

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Powerplants can provide your facility with state of the art specific turn-key solutions for cannabis productions, in a precise and controlled environment.

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Powerplants Australia and PB tec announce strategic partnership

PB tec and Powerplants Australia have announced their strategic partnership as of today. Our mission is to provide the world with a high-quality food supply, with a strong focus on creating sustainability and minimizing needed natural resources. Both companies develop state-of-the-art horticultural solutions for companies around the globe, offering electrical engineering, water systems, lighting and automation. This strategic partnership with high-class Dutch horticulture technology is again a big leap for the Australian market.

Powerplants Australia, Australia’s horticulture tech industry leader, located near Melbourne recently won the Casey Cardinia Business Award for manufacturing and is known for its outstanding customer service.

Koen Brabander: “This partnership provides PB tec with a unique opportunity to grow in the Australian market. A local presence in Australia will not only allow for quicker and better service. This strategic partnership will further strengthen both companies to compete on complicated tech challenges on minimizing water usage and improving technology in the Australian horticultural sector.” With Powerplants as a local player, PB tec will improve her understanding of Australian legislation which improves smoother business operations onsite.

Carl van Loon of Powerplants is excited about the partnership: “It’s a big compliment to be chosen by PB tec in their worldwide expansion. Not only that, it will allow us to proceed earlier with our plans for expansion into Asia. But the biggest benefit to Powerplants is the depth of experience that Powerplants can now draw on for large and complex horticultural projects. My business partner Simon Gomme and I are looking forward to continuing to run the company, but with greater financial resources. Our team of employees and contractors are also excited to be part of a much larger company that values their contribution and will provide them with greater opportunities. We recently celebrated our 25th anniversary, and look forward to the next 25 years of growth in serving the Horticultural industry in Australia and abroad.”

Both companies are very excited about this new partnership. It is a unique opportunity to further support the horticultural sector in Australia, and thus to be able to make a sustainable contribution to clean food supply for more communities across the globe.

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First medicinal cannabis crop harvested at secret Victorian site. Powerplants Update.

The Andrews Government has harvested Australia’s first medical cannabis crop. ­Canberra has also given the green light for a commercial company to also start growing plants. The cannabis, planted at a ­secret site last April, will be ­reserved for children with ­severe epilepsy this year. The crop is now being tested and formulated in preparation for the first patients.Victoria last year became the first Australian state to legalise cannabis for medicinal purposes.

STATE PARLIAMENT APPROVES LEGALISATION OF MEDICINAL CANNABIS
The Office of Drug Control on Tuesday awarded the first Federal Government licence to Melbourne based Cann Group to legally cultivate and conduct research on the plants. Cann Group chairman Allan McCallum said he was confident of securing a further licence to cultivate its crop to manufacture and sell medicinal cannabis in Australia.

“The licence allows us to apply for a permit to progress our research and development programs, which are particularly focused on the breeding, cultivation, extraction and characterisation of cannabinoids,” he said. “It will also mean we can further discussions we have under way with a number of leading Australian research and technology organisations to access additional expertise and resources.” Click the following link to read the original article from Herald Sun.

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