UK: Young plants producer introduces virtual tour of its facility

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Earley Ornamentals launches a virtual tour of its 12-acre site, aiming to provide an innovative way for visitors to explore the facilities remotely.

Earley Ornamentals Virtual Tour – Site Image

The virtual tour, featuring a drone fly through, offers a firsthand look at Earley Ornamentals’ greenhouse technologies and automation systems. Visitors will have the opportunity to experience the computer-controlled greenhouses, the CombiFix-II gapping machine, and the filling and seeding areas. Additionally, they will be able to observe the new filling building, germination chamber, automatic irrigation booms and climate-managed transport fleet.

According to the company, robotics and automation systems play a key role in enhancing productivity at the facility: “A highlight of the tour is the demonstration of the CombiFix-II gapping machine, specifically tailored to accommodate the company’s 480 and 360 trays, showcasing the precision gap-filling capabilities that ensure high-quality young plant stock.”

Earley Ornamentals Virtual Tour – CombiFix-II gapping machine

Simon Earley, the owner and managing director of Earley Ornamentals, stated: “With our virtual tour, we aim to offer an immersive experience that highlights our young plant production. Visitors will see our Urbinati irrigation booms in action, which are responsible for automatic and scheduled watering in our growing zones. Along with other initiatives, these advanced booms support more sustainable growing practices and energy reduction, aligning with our commitment to environmental management.

At Earley Ornamentals, sustainability is a core value, and the virtual tour also highlights the company’s efforts to reduce its environmental impact. Visitors will have the opportunity to explore the biomass heating operation, which not only meets its energy requirements but also significantly reduces the carbon footprint.By prioritizing local suppliers for wood chips, we aim to minimize supply miles and further reduce our environmental footprint.”

To experience the virtual tour, please click here.

For more information:
Earley Ornamentals
[email protected]
www.earleyornamentals.co.uk

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