Kind Technologies acquires Martin Stolze for further growth within the horticulture greenhouse market
High-tech scale up Kind Technologies expands its position in the horticulture greenhouse market by acquiring Martin Stolze B.V., an international specialist in the automation of internal transport.
Increasing demand for technology and automation within the horticulture and food processing worldwide
Martin Stolze and Kind Technologies see an increasing demand for automation within the agriculture & food market world-wide. Rising labor costs and scarcity, focus on food safety and the use of data for process improvement are important drivers for the growth strategy of the companies.
Kind Technologies is a frontrunner in this area and is active within the horticulture with its brands KOAT and Crux Agribotics. It has developed the award-winning SortiPack® system for automatic grading, sorting and packing of organic products, fruits and vegetables, enabling greenhouse growers and packing centers to scale up productivity with less dependence on human labor and to utilize crop data available from the system.