Netafim, the global leader of precision irrigation solutions and agricultural projects and part of the Orbia community of companies, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Dutch turn-key greenhouse project provider Gakon Horticultural Projects. Netafim has been active for several decades in the greenhouse market and is now expanding its offering in the production and supply of top-tier greenhouse projects and services to meet increasing global demand for sustainable, secure and locally grown fresh produce. The acquisition is synergistic, combining Netafim’s global presence and expertise and Gakon’s greenhouse technology. With 56 years of agricultural project experience and an array of advanced irrigation technologies utilized in 80% of the world’s professional greenhouses, Netafim is well-established as a leading player in precision agriculture. Gakon brings unique expertise in all aspects of greenhouse project execution, glasshouse manufacturing capabilities, and a proven track record in key verticals. The expanded offering from this acquisition is comprehensive, offering the best greenhouse technologies and services that will enable farmers to maximize their productivity and efficiency in all climate conditions.
Gakon Horticultural Projects is one of the leading companies in the world for producing, supplying, building, and servicing high quality turn-key horticultural projects. With 70 years of experience, Gakon has been managing projects from ideation to completion. In their headquarters with integrated production based in Westland, Netherlands, Gakon produces their own greenhouses.
see also press release of Orbia