Terra International is a market leader in the production of automatic sleeving technology for owers and potted plants. Van Dillewijn Group has been a supplier of Terra sleeves for many years, via subsidiary company Dillewijn Zwapak.
The takeover by Van Dillewijn Group will allow Terra International to meet the rapidly increasing demand for flower-sleeving technology. “Considering the worldwide interest in our machines and the rapidly increasing order portfolio, we were looking for a partner who could facilitate further commercial expansion,” says Gerard van Egmond from Terra. “This cooperation will allow us to spend more time on innovation.”
Mark de Krosse, Managing Director at Van Dillewijn Group, underlines the strategic importance of the takeover. “The Terra flower-sleeving technology allows full automation of the packing of flowers and plants in sleeves, with absolutely no manual work. This offers players in the floriculture sector high efficiency and cost advantages. The cooperation between Terra and Dillewijn Zwapak will accelerate the development of new packaging concepts.
Terra International will continue to operate under its own name and management within the Van Dillewijn Group.