History

Platglas - geschiedenis1961: Albert Grootscholten starts in Poeldijk with 1.100 windows of flat glass, 4 grape glasshouses. 2.500 m2 open field and oil-boiler.

1964: Nursery Grootscholten becomes young-plant nursery Grootscholten. Albert has a talent for growing young plant-material and specializes himself.

1974: The establishment of Globe Plant Group, a cooperation with nurseries in the region.

1976: a new construction on a larger location, Honselerdijk.

1985: Johan, Alberts oldest son, joins the company.

1992: Vera, Alberts daughter, joins the company. The export to Belgium, Germany and Switzerland is up coming.

1997: Paul, Alberts youngest son, joins the company.

1999: Start new construction on a larger location, Vierpolders. 36.000 m2 wide-span greenhouse. With modern technics for optimal growing conditions and the highest environment demands.

50 jarig jubileum

2000 – 2015: Various expansions with modern constructions lead to 53.000 m2.

2004: Purchase of a selection-machine, that leads to homogeneous quantities.

2007: Purchase of a seeding-machine.

2009: Global Gap certification.

2011: Plant-nursery Grootscholten becomes Globe Plant. Celebration of our 50th anniversary.

2016: Geothermal energy in use. Medio 2016 we started growing young plants for cut flowers.

2017: Purchase of new machinery for the cut flower section. A climate-cel in use for optimal growth start.