Klasmann-Deilmann cancels participation in 2021 IPM Essen show

Author: Ron van der Ploeg

GEESTE, Germany: Klasmann-Deilmann, a leading corporate group in the international substrate industry, has announced it will not be exhibiting at the IPM Essen show in January 2021.

In the light of recent developments concerning the Covid-19 virus, the company says it prefers to give priority to the safety and well-being of its employees, business partners and trade show visitors.

In an act of solidarity and kindness to trade show organiser Messe Essen and the entire horticultural value chain, Klasmann-Deilmann has decided that, regardless their decision, they will pay Messe Essen for their stand. The group will present innovations in horticultural substrates using a digital format. More details will follow.

Klasmann-Deilmann is a leading corporate group in the international substrate industry, with sales and production companies in Europe, Asia, and America.

On every continent, their growing media provide a vital basis for the growth of fruit, vegetables, edible mushrooms, ornamental plants, trees, and shrubs. They help ensure the success of the company’s partners and customers in the commercial horticulture sector. Klasmann-Deilmann’s product portfolio includes substrates for professional growers and the consumer market.

Products such as white and black peat serve as raw materials from their resources, and green compost and wood fibre are manufactured in-house. Moreover, the group internationally distribute the innovative ‘Growcoon’ propagation system and high-quality coco products.

The strategic focus of the company, a medium-sized family business, is extremely forward-looking. The team behind business is keen to remain the most sustainable producer of growing media, and is working on far-reaching research projects to develop innovative raw materials, substrates, and growing-systems. In the renewable-energy and resources sector, too, the company is single-mindedly pursuing a strategy of growth and is continuing to expand its service portfolio.

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