Ecoation and Viscon Announce Collaboration to Enhance Automation and AI in Horticulture
Ecoation Innovative Solutions Inc., a leading provider of data-driven Grower Assist Technology, and Viscon Fresh Produce B.V., an industrial automation company, specializing in product & material handling and smart logistics solutions across Food, non-Food and Agro businesses, are pleased to announce their collaboration.
North Vancouver, BC (Wednesday, October 28, 2020) - The companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) which establishes the foundation for joint technology development and operational collaboration moving forward.
"Ecoation is pleased to collaborate with this reputable automation company with a global presence,” remarks Ecoation CEO, Dr. Saber Miresmailli. “Working with Viscon enables us to sell and service our technology in locations that could be challenging for us to reach on our own. At the same time, Viscon stands to benefit from Ecoation’s deep expertise in horticulture, data-driven grower assist technology, and workflow digitization. Together we can offer our customers even greater value. This is truly a win-win-win partnership".
Arie Kamp, General Manager of Viscon Fresh Produce B.V. comments: "We design, build and integrate to deliver the best turnkey solution for growers, shippers and packers. By leveraging the insights generated by Ecoation’s unique crop monitoring platform we help our customers manage the biological uncertainties relating to growing crops and handling fresh produce.’’
Ecoation is an award-winning grower-centric platform that merges deep biology, artificial intelligence, intelligence augmentation, and robotics to create products that change the way we produce and protect our food. Commercially available since September 2019, Ecoation products can be found in greenhouses across the United States, Canada, Mexico and many European countries. With an experienced team of 50+ growers, scientists, engineers, and business professionals from all over the globe, Ecoation is passionate about enabling a cleaner future, supporting growers in creating nutrition-packed crops and aiding agricultural business owners in making the best possible decisions to maximize their yield. At Ecoation, we are on a mission to empower growers because we believe in doing so, we win together. For more information, please visit www.ecoation.com.
About Viscon Fresh Produce:
Viscon Fresh Produce is part of the Viscon Group, a global expert in factory automation for food and agriculture. We are passionate about technology and we want to enable everybody on the planet to produce and distribute in an efficient and sustainable way. We understand the operations, opportunities and challenges of propagators, growers, packers, poultry hatcheries, insect farmers and plant managers. At Viscon Fresh Produce we design and build the entire process. We combine our automation solutions with specific equipment from carefully chosen partners. We even add intelligent software, helping you to control, manage and scale your business. For more information, please visit www.visconfreshproduce.com.