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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Drip Irrigation in Sierra Leon

500m2 of drip irrigated land can be enough to support a family. It is simple to install and use. Moshe Bruner was sent to demonstarte and advise. The system was supplied by PLASTRO from Israel.

Plastro Irrigation Systems Ltd. is an Israeli manufacturer of irrigation products and a subsidiary of Deere & Company. The company was established in 1966, and today operates through 13 subsidiaries worldwide, with 100 representatives around the world. The company focuses on irrigation solutions within the dynamic irrigation market, on efficient use of water resources and fertilizers to increase yields. Prior to its acquisition by Deere & Company, the company was publicly traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange where share holders (some through holding entities) included Kibbutz Gvat, John Gandel of Australia and the public.

Since 2003, Plastro has opened five new commercial and manufacturing subsidiaries in Australia, Brazil, Ethiopia, France and Turkey.

Company Overview

Founded in 1966

As of June 5, 2008, Plastro Irrigation Systems Ltd. was acquired by Deere & Co. Plastro Irrigation Systems Ltd. develops and provides irrigation products for crop needs and soil conditions. It offers drip emitters, sprayers and sprinklers, foggers and mist sprayers, and accessories. The companyĆ¢€™s products are used in plastro low energy systems, white drip lines, mining, subsurface drip irrigation, frost protection, landscape, gravity, and water supply pipes applications. Its services include systems design and planning, as well as agronomic consultations. Plastro Irrigation Systems Ltd. offers its products through a network of distributors and agents in Israel and internationally. Plastro Irrigation Systems Ltd. was formerly known as Plastro Irrigation - ACS Ltd. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Gvat, Israel.

Kibbutz Gvat D N HaAmakim
Gvat, 36579

972 4 654 9444

972 4 644 9244