TEL AVIV, Israel, March 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – CroppingX, one of the world’s leading providers of agricultural analyzes and rieggo, Rotoplas Group‘new company dedicated to providing smart water services to farms in Mexico, announce their partnership to help Mexican agro-industries reduce their water consumption and improve crop yields.
rieggo is a joint venture between Renewable Resources Group Mexico and Grupo Rotoplas, which aims to provide smart water solutions and services and increase agricultural yields in a sustainable way through technology. Its target is the market for high value-added crops at the heart of the dynamic and fast-growing export sub-sector of from Mexico agricultural landscape.
rieggo organized pilot tests in Mexico sensors and technological solutions offered by CropX, with the aim of demonstrating reductions in water use and manual labor, improved efficiency, ease of use and better overall understanding. Once the pilot tests are successfully completed, rieggo has decided to integrate CropX technologies into its commercial offer and to become official CropX reseller in Mexico.
“rieggo is excited and looking forward to growing their business by partnering with CropX, a leader in AgAnalytics, ”said Eduardo Carrillo, CEO of rieggo. “For more than three decades, at Rotoplas, we have contributed to improving the quality of life of people by creating solutions that facilitate access to water and water management. Therefore, the partnership with CropX, which has demonstrated significant water savings in many regions and different types of crops, was an attractive choice for Rotoplas, as it not only allows us to deliver clean water through the Americas, but also to help our customers optimize their water consumption and increase crop yields so that they can be more competitive and more environmentally friendly, ”added Carrillo.
“from Mexico The agricultural sector has a long history, stretching back thousands of years, but it faces challenges to adapt to climate change and continue to feed the world in a sustainable way, ”said Matan rahav, Director of Business Development at CropX. “Water shortage in Mexico is severe, and with ever-increasing demand, coupled with the fact that agriculture accounts for nearly 78% of water use, some towns in Mexico risk of running out of water. Mexican irrigation infrastructure offers additional opportunities to improve inefficient water use and improve soil health. The main objective of this partnership is therefore to help the Mexican agricultural industry to solve these problems. We are very pleased to have partnered with the leader in water solutions in the Americas to help meet this important challenge, ”added Rahav.
CropX is an AgAnalytics whose vision is to revolutionize and automate the farm and decision-making process by combining surface datasets with real-time soil data measured by proprietary soil sensors developed in-house that transmit the data to a cloud. platform-based and analyzed by AI-based algorithms, to deliver insights and automations through the CropX app.
Serving more than 1,200 paying customers with nearly 8,500 installations since its launch in 2017, CropX has demonstrated more than 40% water savings on various types of crops, with a yield increase of 10%. Supported by a world-class syndicate of strategic partners and investors and having raised over $ 20 million in funding cycles, including a recent B-cycle, CropX is determined to continue its global expansion, acting as the star of Big Data North for the entire AgFood global value chain.
About Grupo Rotoplas
Grupo Rotoplas is the leading US supplier of solutions for the storage, piping, heating, purification, transport, treatment and recycling of water. With 40 years of industry experience and 18 factories across the Americas, Rotoplas is present in 14 countries and has a portfolio that includes water services and 27 product lines. Grupo Rotoplas has been listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) under the symbol “AGUA” since December 2014.
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