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                                Kingsville, ON, November 30, 2017 - In July, A.M.A. was asked by a friend in the Ball Horticultural organization...
Solutions for Grower Success in the Horticultural & Nursery Industries since 1982. A.M.A. Plastics is committed to solution oriented products and service for horticultural, hydroponic, or agricultural growers, nurseries,...
A.M.A.'s Rick Bradt was honoured with a Volunteer of Distinction Award at the National Brain Tumour Conference in Toronto on October 20th. Rick began the longest running cause marketing campaign with Brain Tumour Foundation...
     October 6, 2017 - This year's Canadian Greenhouse Conference was a huge success with great attendance and an extremely busy booth for us.  We don't think we've ever talked to that many...
We were filming our RootSmart™ video on Friday. RootSmart™ is an innovative, research based tree propagation tray that helps propagators produce healthier trees. This project has been 3 1/2 years in the making...
A.M.A.'s Connie Bradt and Sarah Bradt are in Seattle this week for the Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, Cities Alive Conference. They're taking in seminars and meeting others in    the industry to...
A.M.A.'s Anne Marie Klaas & Connie Bradt are attending the Communities in Bloom National Symposium in Ottawa/Gatineau this week.  They are exhibiting too. A.M.A. has a lot to offer to assist municipalities...
  We are very pleased to announce that Sarah Bradt has joined us at A.M.A. as Consultant, Environment & Sustainability, with a special focus on our Urbanscape Green Roof System. Sarah will also...
See you at Cultivate '17 in Columbus, OH.  July 16 - 18. Drop by our booth (2803).   www.cultivate17.org       ...
We're sad to report the passing our long time driver, Kevin Segave June 26, 2017. We and many of our customers will remember him for his calm, mild manner and dedication.  We're so glad we made this video in 2016:...
WORLD’S FIRST PAPER FOR ORGANIC PLANT PROPAGATION INTRODUCING THE PAPER ELLEPOT ORGANIC   TRUE ORGANIC, HIGH-YIELD CULTIVATION IS NOW A REALITY, THANKS TO A NEW ALL-NATURAL PAPER FOR YOUNG PLANT...
Kingsville, ON -  We had 29 growers here at A.M.A. from 20 farms on April 20th for an Ontario Berry Growers Association meeting on Greenhouse & Tunnel Grown Strawberries.  In total, there were 43 attendees including...
Ontario's greenhouse & tunnel grown strawberry producers & those seriously thinking about it, are meeting at A.M.A. on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 10:00 am. Guest speaker, Eric Boot, from BVB Substrates will...
Kingsville, ON - March 13, 2017 - We are very happy to have Craig Willett joining our team today. Craig comes to us with years of experience as a landscape contractor & owner of a native tree nursery. He knows his...
March 10, 2017 - From @amaplas on Twitter today: Thank you @DeannaHutton2 for being our 1,000th Twitter follower. We hope you enjoy your Al's Flower Pouches & other goodies. #Horticulture Look what I received today!...
We Recognized Some Long Term Veterans January 27, 2016 - At our Christmas dinner in December, we recognized some important people here at A.M.A.  We have a great staff and several have been here for a long time....
We're so happy. Kasi Coulter is moving into a larger role here at A.M.A. as Customer Service & Sales Associate. Most of A.M.A.'s customers over the last 3 years have talked with Kasi on the phone, at our office or...
User Actions  Following Thiel's Greenhouses‏@ThielsGH Yahoo! 1st load of goods to #grow2017 I'm easily entertained! Thx @amaplas @cbradtama for your teams gr8 service #gr8supplier #Albertagrown ...
Happy New Year! We are kicking off 2017 with a new logo for Ellepots by A.M.A.  It better ties into our main A.M.A. logo and more clearly identifies us. With more size, tray, mix and paper options than anyone else,...
We are pleased to be a part of the North American Strawberry Growers Association Conference seminar programin Grand Rapids, MI, December 4th – 6th. A.M.A. is pleased to sponsor BVB Substrates’ Eric Boot,...
A.M.A. - Vineland Research - Stakeholder Presentation - New Tree Propagation Tray November 2016 - A.M.A. has been working with Vineland Research & Innovation Centre for nearly three years on the development of a...
October 24, 2016, Kingsville, ON - Most of A.M.A.'s staff was on hand today to plant 2,200 bulbs at our A.M.A. Hydroponics building, including 1,000 Canada 150 Tulips, other tulips, daffodils, allium, muscari and crocus....
New propagation trays improve tree health and growth By Kelly Daynard for AgInnovation Ontario Vineland – The differences between two young oak trees in a greenhouse at the Vineland Research and Innovation...
A.M.A. is a member of Floriculture Research Alliance, in which we fund and participate in various research projects along with other member growers and suppliers, at member universities. We've gained valuable knowledge...
September 14, 2016 - Kingsville, ON - It’s a celebratory day. Connie just realized that 20 years ago today, she was setting up the A.M.A. booth with her Mom at the Bedding Plants International (BPI) Convention...
September 13, 2016 - Kingsville, ON - We're very happy to have Kim Rutgers back after her maternity leave.  Kim joined us part time a couple of years ago, then took a year off with her 2nd child.  Kim is working...
August 30, 2016 - A.M.A. proudly offers Fafard Grower mixes and retail products. We've been working hard with Fafard's experts to blend mixes specifically made for certified organic greenhouse tomato growers. Fafard...
A.M.A. - August 29th, 2016 - We're having phone line trouble today. It may be noon tomorrow before we're back up. Please look up your contact email address on our Contact Page http://www.amaplas.com/Contact.aspx...
Good morning A.M.A. Partners, It is a sweltering week in the Southwest of Ontario and I am certain that it is the same way for much of the country.  But we are busy inside already working with many of you on your...
August 5, 2016 - We love working with our customers, helping them to improve their business or just to get what they need, when they need it. A.M.A. has been helping greenhouse and nursery growers, garden centers and...
?Metropolis Magazine - October 26, 2015 What Is and Is Not Biophilic Design? Stephen R. Kellert Interior Kroon Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT – The use of natural materials such as wood, and spaces that...
Kingsville - July 22, 2016  Wednesday was a very special day for us, that has become an annual highlight for Connie & Rick. So nice to have Susan, Suzanne & Susan stop by A.M.A. for a visit, a quick tour...
THANK YOU! You raised $1.58 million for the brain tumour community! The spring/summer Brain Tumour Walks just wrapped up and we can't thank you enough for your incredible support! Between May and June, thousands...
New High Wire Cucumber Hook Reduces Labour Cost    July 13, 2016 - This new 26mm long pre-wound hook is          designed to reduce labour in cucumber crops.  The longer  ...
No more weighing down with new tomato hook                    A.M.A. Hydroponics now offers this improved tomato hook for reduced risk of twine damage,    lower...
Congratulations to Allen & Shirley Monsma, who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in May. Allen & Shirley were married in 1956 in Friesland, The Netherlands and moved to Canada few days after the wedding...
May 6, 2016 - Aurora, ON - A.M.A.'s Connie Bradt was on hand to watch Canada's first UrbanScape Green Roof System being installed on a parking garage in Aurora, ON, Wednesday & Thursday. The job was done by Sedum...
A.M.A. & Bradt's Brains are part of the movement to end brain tumours.  We hope you will join us in this Canada-wide effort to put a stop to this disease. Those who know us,...
Additional tomato leaf picking good for yield and energy use April 7, 2016 - HortiDaily - Additional leaf picking from the head of the crop increases production and lowers evaporation from the crop. However, leaf picking...
March 22, 2016 - A.M.A. is pleased to be offering UrbanScape Green Roof Systems in partnership with BVB Substrates. Our new warehouse space will be used to hold a modest inventory of UrbanScape components and we'll be...
March 21, 2016 - A.M.A.'s Al's Flower Pouch machine had a main PLC failure two weeks ago. Shawn Mallen, Matt Wiper, and Leo Ayotte were able to arrange for repairs and transportation of the machine to Mississauga for...
March 11, 2016 - We're please to have Rene van Passen join us this week in Customer Service and Sales Support. Rene comes to us from a career as a hydroponic tomato grower in Leamington, ON and previously in The Netherlands....
New voluntary biosecurity standard for Canadian greenhouse industry The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), in conjunction with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and sector organizations, has completed a new...
We pre-fill a lot of trays each year, much of it for municipalities. Why? We're good at it, but more because we become the labour that cities & towns don't have (at an affordable price). A.M.A. is equipped,...
February 5, 2016 - Ellepots by A.M.A. are long known to be a sustainable rooting media solution for plant propagators. A.M.A. Plastics Ltd. is pleased to announce that we’re ready to...
hortidaily.com - The Ellepot system is now present in more than 100 countries worldwide and the environmental focus is key to the success. Organic certification is the best known acknowledgement...
Ellepots by A.M.A. really are a sustainable rooting media: HortiDaily Dec 4 , 2015 - Ellegaard was nominated in the Cleantech category in the world's largest entrepreneur & growth competition this year. An independent...
Nov 25, 2015 - A.M.A. has listed Stuewe & Sons tree nursery propagation products on its website. Stuewe is well known in the west, with millions of trees started in Stuewe containers, but not so much in the east....
We're very happy that Matt Wiper joined us last week as Production Supervisor. Matt comes to us following a successful 12 years as a Grower/Manager at a major Leamington hydroponic vegetable operation. Matt will be...
A.M.A. does business with clients and suppliers in three currencies: CAD $; US $; and €. With unpredictable currency markets, growers chose the currency that matches their needs. It can save significant money on...
A.M.A. had another busy Canadian Greenhouse Conference in Niagara Falls last week.? Fortunately, we were well staffed with Kasi Coulter, joining us for her first A.M.A. trade show; Janan Alles; Shawn Mallen; Anne Marie...
Teccle Wind Up Letter to Customers.pdf...
A.M.A. Brings New Substrate to Canada & U.S.A.                                       ...
The largest trade show at which we exhibit, this year’s Cultivate ’15 show in Columbus, OH was very busy for all exhibitors, including A.M.A.’s team. It is always great to see our customers from the...
Spring Sprint supports local families and funds research Participants in the Windsor Spring Sprint 2015 walk along the Ginatchio Trail Saturday, June 13, 2015. Money raised from the event goes to the Brain Tumour...
A.M.A. learns more about plants and soils during BVB College A.M.A. Plastics Ltd.’s Janan Alles, Shawn Mallen, Connie & Rick Bradt attended BVB College with other BVB Substrates distributors in the first week...
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Sponsor Bradt’s Brains A.M.A. team members in Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Spring Sprints in Windsor & London, ON, June 13th & 14th ...
Are Dry Hydroponics the optimal cultivation technique? Last Tuesday at the NVTL seminar, Maurice van der Knaap gave a presentation on 'Dry Hydroponics’. This means something like growing on water, but without water:...
Beekenkamp 8 Litre Substrate Trough https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aoO_WS8_3Fc...
  We are very proud of our reputation for developing and manufacturing innovative and superior quality plug trays and are committed to bringing solutions to the market that...
Janan Alles at the Pathway to Horticulture Try-A-Trade Activity at the Skills Canada event in Toronto ...
Clipping 1,600 cucumber plants per hour. 5 hectares with 3 people. Watch the video. Then call us. We ship the TOM System across North America. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqXYf_1G8C0...
BVB and A.M.A. team up to anticipate on trends: Greenhouse strawberry crops on the rise in North America It is busy times at A.M.A. Plastics in Kingsville, Ontario. Recently A.M.A. added the supply of BVB Substrates...
"one person can do the work in the same 25 hours" US: Significant reduction in labour with TOM system at California growers A.M.A. Plastics has a robust presence throughout North America, and throughout that growth process...
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