New AI algorithms enable 90% increase in cannabis trimming speed

Bloom Automation Inc. announced a 90% increase in their trimmer’s processing speed, as enabled by new artificial intelligence algorithms. The Bloom trimmer, which uses a robotic arm and visual sensors to trim leaves from cannabis flowers, incrementally improves its capabilities using machine learning.…

Arnau Juscafresa, Master Products:

“It solves two common challenges growers have: space and performance”

“Due to the increase of small and medium growers, the market demands equipment that makes cannabis processing affordable and user-friendly,” says Arnau Juscafresa, CEO of Master Products. The Spanish company designs and manufactures industrial equipment for medical cannabis post-harvest processes. They…

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“With increased efficiency and quality, automated trimming is the new gold standard for cannabis processing”

"Cultivators are seeking ways to increase their production capacity and lower operating costs. A common challenge businesses face is keeping up with the volume of their harvest in a timely and cost-effective manner. With hand trimming, businesses are not able to see nearly the same throughput they do…

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Portugal: Inside Europe’s largest cannabis manufacturing facility

Even though the facility is surrounded by millions of euros’ worth of machinery, Somai Pharmaceuticals’ founder and CEO Michael Sassano is more concerned with the tiny scuffs he’s noticing on the walls and floor than the impressive technology. “It’s a little rough,” he says, dropping down to his knees to…

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Launch of mobile extraction system with closed-loop technology

KRTL Holding Group, Inc. has entered into a strategic alliance for the exclusive deployment of a state-of-the-art mobile extraction plant with Entexs Corporation, a Made in the USA industry-leading cannabis and hemp extraction manufacturer focusing on advanced closed-loop solutions and creator of a THC…

Jamie Tuinstra, Modine Heating

The importance of HVAC maintenance: how to check your heater

As we are nearing the end of summer and greenhouses are getting prepared for the colder seasons, it’s a great time to check and prep the HVAC. “HVAC maintenance is not only important for the longevity of the equipment, but also for the safety of the people in the facility.” When it comes to heaters,…

Nik McCalligan, Eden Water Technologies:

“Our automated fertigation system gives growers the ability to focus on what’s important: the plants”

“Everyone is starting to realize that automation is imperative to run an efficient growth. The more parts of your grow that are automated, the less labor and stress you have to endure as a grower,” says Nik McCalligan, President of Eden Water Technologies. The company provides full-service water…

"Small producers get big equipment upgrade"

New cannabis grinder based on trickle-down tech

Mobius released a scaled-down cannabis mill that delivers the precision and grind quality of industrial mills at a lower price point. The newly released M60 Mill draws technology from Mobius's flagship M210 Mill. Both utilize slow rotational speeds to reduce heat degradation and precision cutting…

“Reducing overpack is a major benefit”

Automated cannabis batching and packaging helps companies save money and labor

"Most people interested in our machine are focused on saving on labor. However, that is just the cherry on top of all the other benefits it provides. Reducing the overpack is where the big savings come in." At this year's GreenTech in Amsterdam, Green Vault Systems' Precision Batcher was introduced to…

"Artificial Intelligence improves speed and accuracy of cannabis trimming"

Bloom Automation Inc. released the Bloom Artificial Intelligence Engine 2.0 — a suite of new algorithms that visually analyze cannabis flowers for faster, more accurate machine trimming. The AI software update makes Bloom's robotic cannabis trimming system twice as fast as human trimmers and creates…

Shelley Barak, iShence:

Israel: “Automatic crop steering with drain analyzer helps growers maximize yield and quality”

"We don't just analyze the water; we automatically use the results to adapt the irrigation and fertigation, and even combine the system with environmental sensors," says Shelley Barak of iShence. The Israeli Agtech company has been noticing an increase in demand lately, thanks to shifts in their domestic…

CAN: Technology Evaluation Agreement signed for grower to use REV dehydration machine

EnWave Corporation has signed a Technology Evaluation Agreement with a Canadian cannabis company to use a 10kW Radiant Energy Vacuum (“REV”) dehydration machine at their main cultivation and production facility in Canada. The 10kW machine will be utilized for the drying of cannabis flowers and…

New innovative tool to clean the greenhouse

Getting ready for crop rotation or want to ensure there's no build-up of pests, viruses and diseases in cut leaves? Keeping your greenhouse clean should be high on your priority list. These growers have found an innovative way to do so. Benefits: No need to invest too much money nor to install many…


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