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  • HTA National Plant Show 2024

    This year we are exhibiting a bit differently at the HTA National Plant Show 2024 Simple signage and a much bigger stand so: Not only are we bringing new machines, but some of our refurbished second hand machines. This will give you a taste of the quality used machines we can offer. With Hortec warranty…

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  • Parts to keep you potting

    Here at the Hortec Workshop we hold a large number of parts to keep you potting. This reduces the downtime on transporting parts from Europe. To get parts to you as quick as we can – we can overnight parts to you, you can come and collect, or if it the stars align – collect…

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  • Machine Maintenance

    We’ve said this before but it warrants repeating, especially as this is our busiest time of year for breakdowns. Our engineers often arrive at machines that have not been well cared for. We understand that your main priority is potting and growing plants, but taking a small amount of time daily, weekly and monthly to…

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  • Hortec at IPM Essen

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  • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

    Thanks to all our wonderful Customers and Suppliers for your support throughout 2023. We look forward to working along side you again in 2024. Over the Holidays the Hortec Team will be taking a well deserved break – closing at 17:00 on the 21st December and reopening 2nd January 2024. BUT if you need us…

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  • Winter Maintenance

    If your machine is ever out of use, and especially overwinter, it is really important to undertake some simple maintenance. Take a look at our winter maintenance tips below. This will help when you start the machine up for potting again! If you need any more advice, service or parts then get in touch –…

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  • Four Oaks 2023

    Another fantastic year at Four Oaks Trade Show 2023. Dan, Ben, Steve, Liam and Kate all went to represent Hortec. We were joined by Maurice from Javo and Paul from Stolze. Showcasing our Flagship Javo Plus M2.0, a Javo Easytopper, Javo Ecobasic and Javo Unixmax really showed the range of machines we can offer –…

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  • HTA National Plant Show

    With the show only a few weeks away, we are finalising our show stand, polishing off our beautiful Javo potting machines and drawing straws as to who gets to come to the show! This year we are really pleased to have machines in stock; available with short lead times. Javo Big Bales with or without…

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  • Javo visit the UK

    Last week Hortec were pleased to welcome Javo to visit us from the Netherlands. Maurice and Jeffrey were able to visit our workshop and existing customers to see some of the projects and installations we have done in the last few years. Our working relationship with Javo is one of our biggest assets, so it…

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  • Routine Maintenance – Help Prevent Breakdowns!

    All of the machines we sell have moving parts and usually come into contact with a lot of soil. This means they can quickly become compacted with soil. The build-up of soil often puts pressure on the moving parts, and as a result, can cause catastrophic failure. While we can usually fix machines, it can…

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Hortec provides new and second hand machines, service, parts, and hire machines to grower’s right across the UK.