A consortium of three leading Dutch organisations, BaseClear, Generade and Dümmen Orange, has been collaborating since May 2017 with the aim of making tulip breeding and production faster and more sustainable.
Quick Plug to grow with Dümmen Orange
Netherlands, 17 January 2017 – Quick Plug, known as a producer of stabilised sowing and cutting substrates for the professional horticulture sector, became part of Dümmen Orange on 1 January 2017. In order to guarantee continued resourcefulness and quality in the future, the directors of Quick Plug have decided to transfer the shares to Dümmen Orange. The company therefore gains a strong position on the global market.
Quick Plug develops a range of concepts for growers and propagators within the national and international horticulture sector. Quick Plug technology opens up opportunities for automation and robotisation of several product groups and adds quality to rooted products. Over the last 12 years, the company has grown to become an international player with customers around the world, including the Netherlands, Germany, Eastern Europe, the USA, Mexico, Brazil and Taiwan.
The integration of Quick Plug technology means that both companies will be better placed to serve their customers. This also brings advantages from the plant health perspective. Further expansion into a business with a global presence is planned.
Dümmen Orange respects and values all existing customer relations and has asked the directors of Quick Plug to press ahead with the current policy. The directors of Quick Plug will continue to guarantee the current level of knowledge and ingenuity and will be strengthened by the appointment of John van der Maarel, the new commercial director. His deep and extensive understanding of the market will provide a new stimulus for innovation and further expansion of services to customers.
Quick Plug manufactures stabilised sowing and cutting substrates for the professional horticulture sector. Quick Plug develops growing systems which offer solutions and introduce improvements for growers and propagators in the national and international greenhouse industry.
Dümmen Orange is a leading company in the breeding and development of cut flowers, bulbs, succulents, pot plants, bedding plants and perennials. Its annual turnover is approximately 220 million euros. The company employs more than 6,500 people worldwide. In addition to a large marketing and sales network, Dümmen Orange has a strong network of production sites. The key to Dümmen Orange’s success is a broad and deep product range, supported by a global supply chain. The company embraces its social responsibilities and invests in the health, safety and personal development of its staff.
More information: Marco van der Sar – Marketing and Corporate Communication Manager at Dümmen Orangem.firstname.lastname@example.org / +31 (0)6 23 20 84 77