On June 7th – 8th 2017 14th International Conference of the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) took place in Maternushaus, Cologne, Germany.
Michael Carus (nova-Institut GmbH, DE) opened this meaningful event. Such important topics were touched: Cultivation & Processing of Industrial Hemp in Europe, Quality Management of Hemp Straw from Plant to Agromaterial: Innovative Axes to a better Design of Hemp Fiber uses in Thermoplastic Composites and even Controlling Hemp Fibre Quality in the Field: the Multihemp Experience.
During the conference our representative has met with key players of European hemp industry, among whom is Mark Reinders – President of EIHA, who has underlined importance of Ukraine in hemp industry and its prospect in becoming one of the main hemp exporters in Europe
Prospects of Ukraine’s bright future were also underlined by Marijn Roersch– representative of German harvesting equipment manufacturer Hanffaser Uckermark, who has shown particular interest in Short Fiber Production line that is being developed by HEMPTECHNO.
Another warm meeting was conducted with Lithuanian company Soliarija, who’s owners Tomas Lunskis and Vladas-Jonas Katkevičius share vision of our company and might be become our close partners in the nearest future.
EIHA conference has shown that hemp growing industry is not just a business, but more of a lifestyle, where people share common values and goods, we are looking forward to joining this enthusiastic and rapidly growing society and visit EIHA conference next year as an equal member of the European Industrial Hemp Association.