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February 15, 2008 - 13:46

MasterTag Inroduces Sustainable Plant Labels

MasterTag announces the introduction of two new label options made with environmentally sustainable materials. These new products are a result of an exhaustive search and testing and will provide growers with options for environmentally sensitive horticulture labeling. The materials, shape and design were developed to complement the new biodegradable pots that are increasingly becoming part of the complete retail package.

MasterTag will offer a stake label made of a recycled and recyclable material. Also part of the offering is a unique hanging tag that is made of a biodegradable and easily recyclable plastic and was developed to work with nursery, perennial and annual plant container products. Additionally, MasterTag offers creative design and product development services that can create custom labeling to compliment other eco-friendly packaging components.

For more information on the company and its new labels, visit MasterTag.com.

Water-Heating Systems Manufacturer Unveils New Interactive Website

Delta T Solutions has launched a redesigned corporate and customer website at www.deltatsolutions.com. In addition to a total graphic redesign, the new website features enhancements that include an interactive product selection and proposal section, extensive product overview and installation/maintenance pages, and client testimonials.

Complete listings of Delta T distributors and representatives are provided on the website along with a list of greenhouse manufacturers that design and install greenhouses using the latest technology and products from Delta T Solutions.

“When it came time to update the website, we decided to do a complete overhaul,” says General Manager Russ Zabel. “We wanted it to be more visually appealing and packed with easy-to-access information on our products and services. Most importantly, we wanted customers and prospects to quickly identify the products and services most suited to their needs.”

Mike Kovalycsik, Eastern sales and marketing manager, is especially pleased with the new site. “It’s designed with our distribution network and the greenhouse grower in mind.”

HIP Hires New West Coast Sales Rep

Horticultural Identification Products (HIP), a customized tag and labeling products company for the horticulture industry, announced today that it has hired Bob Nichols as the company’s West Coast sales representative.

With an extensive background in horticulture, green-goods sales and marketing, Nichols comes to HIP from Weeks Roses, where he served as a national sales manager and led a sales team of seven for the wholesale grower located in Upland, Calif.

In his new role, Nichols will bring 20 years of experience to managing all West Coast sales efforts for HIP. His responsibilities will include developing sales strategy, representing the company and its products at industry events and trade shows as well as interacting with major growers along the West Coast, from British Columbia to the Mexican border.

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