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Talking Healthy Roots with Ontario Horticulture Students Tree propagation experts from A.M.A. and Vineland Research and Innovation Centre visited Niagara College and Guelph University in November to meet the next generation...
Saving Water for the City of Edmonton Hanging baskets make cities beautiful, but they often require a lot of water. And that doesn’t come cheap. It costs taxpayers, and the environment. The City of Edmonton...
A.M.A. will be at the Great Lakes Expo & Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo. We'll be featuring: Strawberry, Cane Fruit, Blueberry Growing Containers & Specialized Substrates Hydroponic Growing Supplies (Substrates, Twines,...
A.M.A. will be back at the Landscape Ontario Congress. We had a fantastic show last year, launching our RootSmart™ Tree Propagation Tray. This year, we'll have the trees roots to show you. RootSmart™ ???is...
Innovative vermicompost solution the first of its kind in Canada Growers in Canada now have access to an innovative, organic soil amendment that’s improving soil quality and producing healthier plants. A.M.A.Horticulture...
A.M.A. will be at the Green Industry Show & Conference in Edmonton, AB, November 14 - 16, 2018. We've been exhibiting at this show for over 20 years now. We love the opportunity to see our friends in Alberta and...
A.M.A. announces new name to reflect focus on delivering innovative solutions to the horticulture industry Niagara Falls, October 3, 2018 – A.M.A. Plastics Ltd., a solutions-focused distributor, has changed...
A.M.A. will be at the Groupex Trade Show in Drummondville, QC October 24 & 25th, 2018. Groupex helps businesses in the horticulture and landscaping sectors to benefit from being a part of a major buying group and...
A.M.A. is a supporting member of the Floriculture Research Alliance. You can learn about the work that this group of university researchers does here: www.floriculturealliance.org. We've learned so much through this...
"Out of an abundance of caution for our members, attendees, sponsors, exhibitors & speakers & out of great respect for the people of North Carolina whose lives are to be disrupted by hurricane Florence, @American_Hort...
A.M.A. will be at the International Plant Propagators Society 2018 Annual Conference in Newark, DE, September 23 - 26, 2018. Professional plant propagators should be members of this international organization. These...
A.M.A. is a major participant in the Canadian Greenhouse Conference in Niagara Falls. We'll be there with a full contingent of our AMAzing staff plus one or two of our European supplier partners. Come see us October...
A.M.A. is pleased to welcome Elise Johnson to our team as our new Manager, Marketing & Communications. Elise is a creative and strategic communications professional with a broad spectrum of experience, working in sectors...
Kingsville, ON - A.M.A. is closed for our annual summer shutdown from July 1st through July 8th. We'll pick up messages and emails again on the 9th. Our annual shutdown lets our staff get a well deserved week off and...
We are part of the movement to end brain tumours and hope you will support us and the Bradt's Brains team in this Canada-wide effort to put a stop to this disease. Those who know us, may remember that Rick is a brain...
A.M.A. Customer Service Sales Associate 2018.pdf...
Join A.M.A. and others at the Greenhouse Canada Grower Day, June 20th in St. Catharines, Ontario. ...
Join A.M.A. and thousands of people from our industry at Cultivate '18 in Columbus, OH, July 14th - 17th. This is the biggest horticultural trade show in North America and worth the trip for growers and garden centers. Meet...
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A.M.A. and Farm Credit Canada have partnered to offer A.M.A. customers a great way to fund crop input purchases and farm cash flow. Flexible No fees Low interest rate No requirement to be an FCC banking customer Easy...
A.M.A. is pleased to be returning to the Norcal Trade Show on February 15th, in San Mateo, CA. We’re especially excited, because we’re bringing something completely new to the show. RootSmart™...
We're exciting to be returning to the Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Conference, February 21st & 22nd at the Scotiabank Centre in Niagara Falls. A.M.A.'s Shawn Mallen & Rick Bradt will be there. We've seen attendance...
January 16, 2018 - Kingsville, ON - We are very happy to have John Sebele joining us as Warehouse Supervisor. John brings years of logistics experience in the greenhouse flower & produce industries. He'll be handling...
Solution for root girdling helps growers produce healthier trees Root girdling is a well-known and costly problem in the horticulture industry. It starts during propagation and can’t be reversed as a tree matures....
Kingsville, ON, November 30, 2017 - In July, A.M.A. was asked by a friend in the Ball Horticultural organization (Bushel and Berry) to sponsor the National Future Farmers of America (FFA)...
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 Shawn Mallen and Rick Bradt will be there. A.M.A. supplies growing containers, gutter systems and specialized substrates for berry propagators and growers. ...
A.M.A.'s Sarah Bradt and Connie Bradt will be at The Building Show, November 29 - December 1, 2017, Toronto, ON. Drop by our booth to learn more about Urbanscape, the lightweight, easily installed green roof...
A.M.A.'s Shawn Mallen and Rick Bradt will be at the Great Lakes Expo December 5 - 7, 2017, Grand Rapids, MI. Drop by the A.M.A. booth to see what's happening in propagation, greenhouse & tunnel berry production, greenhouse...
An exciting show come up January 9 - 11, 2018, Toronto, ON. We'll be there. We're launching RootSmart™, ?our new tree propagation tray. We gave you a preview at last year's Congress. Now, following 4 years...
A.M.A.'s Shawn Mallen will be at the North American Strawberry Growers Association Annual Meeting in New Orleans, January 21 - 24, 2018. He'll be speaking there too. The greenhouse and tunnel grown strawberry industry...
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...
A.M.A.'s Connie Bradt will be there with new ideas to help your business improve. Connie is speaking at the Pre-Conference Workshop, Wednesday, November 15th at 1:05 pm -...
A.M.A.'s Rick Bradt is headed to the Annual General Meeting of the Floriculture Research Alliance in Portsmouth, NH. These meetings are always extremely informative with speakers for several universities and various...
A.M.A.'s Rick Bradt heads to Grand Rapids, MI for the International Plant Propagators Society Eastern Region Annual Meeting & Conference. This long established, highly qualified group of plant propagators gather up...
A.M.A.'s Janan Alles heads to Drummondville, QC for the annual Groupex buyer's conference. Our aim there is to help members of this Quebec based group find a better selection of products while offering good value....
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 people at any show we've...
A.M.A.'s Connie Bradt and our Ohio based USA agent, Jim Snyder, head to Wilsonville, OR for the International Plant Propagators Society Western Region Annual Meeting & Conference. This long established, highly qualified...
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 further develop our...
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 with their...
A.M.A.'s Anne Marie Klaas and Connie Bradt will be at the Communities in Bloom Symposium this week in Ottawa, ON. http://www.communitiesinbloom.ca/symposium-awards/2017-2/ Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non profit...
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 be working on A.M.A.'s...
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: https://vib.by/v/myK4ZaNCQ...
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 PROPAGATION...
Cities Alive Conference Seattle, Washington September 18-21, 2017...
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 be here....
Ball Seed Field Day and Landscape Day July 28, 2017 West Chicago, Illinois The Gardens at Ball...
Visit A.M.A. at the Canadian Greenhouse Conference, Niagara Falls, ON, October 4th & 5th. Our expanded booth has been a big hit, giving us room for hydroponics and soft fruit production supplies, along with Ellepots...
May 8-10, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario Come see us in booth 201 and learn about the benefits of the Urbanscape Green Roof System. https://greytogreenconference.org/ ...
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 trees....
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. Some...
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 at...
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, A.M.A....
ONTARIO BERRY GROWERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 Embassy Suites, Niagara Falls, ON www.ontarioberries.com A.M.A. is a conference sponsor. This conference ties into the Ontario Fruit...
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 tree...
Come see A.M.A.'s Shawn Mallen & Rick Bradt at the Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention, Niagara Falls, ON, Feb 22nd & 23rd. Ask us about hydroponic or organic greenhouse vegetable production, soft fruit propagation...
We're partnering with Vineland Research this year and showcasing our new tree propagation tray that solves the root girdling problem. We're also featuring the lightweight, easily installed Urbanscape Green Roof system. www.locongress.com...
Looking to move your strawberry production inside? Be sure to hear Eric Boot's (BVB Substrates) discussion on substrates for greenhouse and high tunnel strawberry production at the GLEXPO NASGA meeting in Grand Rapids,...
Green Industry Show Edmonton, AB...
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...
A.M.A.'s Janan Alles sera à l'Expo Groupex, 26 et 27 Octobre. Groupex est une coopérative regroupant des jardineries et des paysagistes indépendants de partout au Québec, qui veulent...
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 3 days...
September 13, 2016 - A.M.A. is a member of the Floriculture Research Alliance. We'll be at the group's annual meeting in Greenville, SC, October 10th - 12th and participating in the many discussion and listening to...
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 : General...
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 Early...
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 and since we...
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 of...
Counting the Ways to Improve Your Plug Production A.M.A.'s Connie & Rick Bradt will be in Carlsbad for this conference. Drop by our booth September 19th - 21st. About 50% of A.M.A.'s business is related to propagation,...
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 drop with each turn of the hook can save...
A.M.A.'s Summer Shutdown allows our staff to enjoy some nice weather with their families and friends, without worrying about what's going on at the shop. We'll be closed from Saturday, July 23rd - Monday, August 1st....
8th International Strawberry Symposium Visit us at this important event in Quebec City, August 13th - August 17th. We'll be there along with BVB Substrates and Bato Plastics, both of whom we work with closely on many...
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 labour cost and increased crop load capacity. We've been...
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 to find...
Restoring the Leamington Monarch Trail Join A.M.A.'s John Vezina and many more volunteers, on June 7th, to help restore the native habitat of the Leamington Monarch Trail in an effort to maintain and even boost the...
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 Master...
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, may remember that Rick Bradt is a brain tumour...
We'd love to have you join Bradt's Brains and walk in the Windsor Brain Tumour Walk on June 11th, representing us, for fun and fundraising for Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada....
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...
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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, experienced...
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 take orders for a “greener”...
International Blueberry Conference 2016.pdf...
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 among consumers and for...
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. A.M.A....
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. A.M.A. Plastics Ltd, in partnership with BVB Substrates of The Netherlands, is bringing a new...
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...
www.canadiangreenhouseconference.com Niagara Falls, Ontario...
Kleinburg, Ontario...
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 Foundation...
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 of...
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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 improve...
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...
Select the products you would like a quote on, submit the quote request, and we’ll work it out for you and email it back. Depending on the time of year and order volumes, our response time varies between same day...
www.norcaltradeshow.org San Mateo, CA...
Leamington, Ontario - Seminar Program. Trade Show. Come see us....
http://www.communitiesinbloom.ca/symposium-awards/2014-2/ Charlottetown, PE...
http://ippseastern.org/conference-overview-2014 Niagara Falls, ON...
http://floriculturealliance.org/ Lake Buena Vista, FL...
http://americanhort.org/plug Orlando, FL...
A.M.A. will be closed from Monday, June 30th - Friday, July 4th. We will reopen Monday, July 7th. The last day to place orders for shipping prior to shutdown will be Monday, June 23rd....