“Dämpfmobil” is awarded the German Innovation Price 2011

On the 2nd September 2011 at the forth award ceremony of the German Innovation Price Horticulture, the best innovations were awarded.
MSD GmbH belonged to the group of winners of this year. The award was presented with the following text:

The „Dämpfmobil“ developed by Firma MSD GmbH in Durbach serves the purpose of physical plant protection.

     

It is a new development of a mobile, fully automated steaming device for the superficial, deep penetrating treatment of large, groomed open land areas After manual set up on the field, the steaming robot operates fully automatic.

In comparison to previous systems for area steaming, the steaming robot facilitates the use of steaming and reduces operation cost per hectare, as work time and energy can be saved. This device takes thermo physical plant protection one big step further and makes it more practical.

Award ceremony on the 02.09.2011 in Koblenz (from left to right: Christian and Michael Seifert, the parlamentary state secretary of the federal ministry of agriculture, Peter Bleser, Sonja Seifert, Dieter Seifert, German flower princess Lisa Maurer and the president of ZVG –Heinz Herker. (Photo: ZVG)

Award ceremony on the 02.09.2011 in Koblenz (from left to right: Christian and Michael Seifert, the parlamentary state secretary of the federal ministry of agriculture, Peter Bleser, Sonja Seifert, Dieter Seifert, German flower princess Lisa Maurer and the president of ZVG –Heinz Herker. (Photo: ZVG)

Due to the linkage of modern technology for automation as well as the high efficiency of the used heating system it was possible to create a modern machine based on the proved process of soil steaming. For the future it is expected of such processes to grow in importance. For ecological horticulture steaming is often the only alternative.

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