Recycling and circular economy is a fast-growing trend in China and the companies are willing to invest in it. Zhejiang Unifull Industrial Fibre and its subsidiary Shandong Jinggong Electronics Technology are markable manufacturers of batteries in China.
Kaisa Hietala has been elected as the new Chairman of the Board of Tracegrow. Hietala is an experienced business and sustainability executive who helps companies to transform the challenges of environmental megatrends into business opportunities and growth.
Kaisa Hietala on valittu Tracegrow’n uudeksi hallituksen puheenjohtajaksi. Hietala on kokenut liiketoimintajohtaja, joka on erikoistunut ympäristö- ja ilmastohaasteiden sekä liiketoiminnan yhdistämiseen.
Tracegrow strengthens its sales organization with new appointments. Toni Haapala is appointed as a new sales manager and Eerika Pohjasniemi will assume a position of sales and marketing coordinator.
Mikko Joensuu has been appointed as a new Chief Executive Officer of Tracegrow. He assumes his duties immediately.
Shareholders of Tracegrow Ltd are invited to the Annual General Meeting
Osakkeenomistajat kutsutaan Tracegrow Oy:n yhtiökokoukseen
ZM-Grow, Tracegrow's award-winning liquid foliar fertilizer, is to be launched in the UK and Ireland during the spring 2019. Badger Crop Nutrition is ZM-Grow’s sole UK and Ireland distributor, and it will be available through their UK partner distributors and farmer groups.
The award was given on Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 at the ChemBio Finland -event and Chemistry Days in the Messukeskus Expo and Convention Centre in Helsinki.
For Tracegrow to succeed in the global market, it is of utmost importance that we can find strong distributors who have the in-depth knowledge of the local markets and the requirements of the farmers. As such we are pleased to present our newest distributor, Fertistav.
Tracegrow Oy participated in the Team Finland visit to Japan in the end of February. The aim of the trip was to promote exports and internationalisation.
Tracegrow received the first industrial size orders (tens of thousands of liters) both internationally and domestically in December. Thank you to all those farmers, distributors and partners for growing with us.
Tracegrow donated Christmas present to The Baltic Sea Action Group’s fundraising to save our precious Baltic Sea. Happy holidays to everyone!
Tracegrow’s micronutrient product ZM-Grow was awarded with a gold medal at the Helsinki Agricultural Machinery Trade Fair last week. The jury consisting of journalists from agri-sector media chose the gold and silver medallists from the new products entered into the fair’s innovation competition.
Tracegrow has signed an agreement with Orij Group on the distribution and sales of Tracegrow’s micronutrient products for the Baltic States.
The ZM-Grow micronutrient manufactured by Tracegrow meets the requirements for organic fertilizers specified in EU regulations. ZM-Grow is directly usable in organic farming as it is classified as a fluid mixture of micronutrients by the EU.
Tracegrow launched a direct share issue on the 26th of September on the AROUND crowdfunding platform. The share issue has already raised almost 2 MEUR of capital. The share issue ends on the 7th of November. The share issue provides Tracegrow with more resources for growth and internationalization of its business.
Our CEO Tatu Leppänen was interviewed by YLE morning TV show today. YLE is Finland's national broadcasting company. Read a summary of YLE's interview in English on YLE's news portal or watch it in Finnish here.
Tracegrow has launched a direct share issue today with a goal to support the growth and internationalization of the company’s business operations. The subscription price per share is EUR 7.19. Tracegrow has implemented the share issue on the AROUND crowdfunding platform, which is managed by Privanet Securities Oy Ltd.
Tracegrow’s micronutrient product ZM-grow, manufactured from recycled alkaline batteries in a unique process, has now reached another big milestone fulfilling the requirements of the European Union Regulation (EC) No 2003/2003.
Tracegrow has selected Pöyry as its partner for delivering project and engineering services around Tracegrow’s novel clean technology. The objective of the co-operation is to develop Tracegrow’s modular technology and plant concept for global deliveries. Pöyry’s services include engineering, project management, procurement and construction management services for the modularised production plants.
Berner and Tracegrow, a cleantech company producing micronutrients for agriculture, have agreed on a collaboration in the sales and distribution of circular economy micronutrients in Finland. The shared goal of the two companies is to bring new circular economy solutions to farmers.
The pioneering production process of the world’s most ecological, premium-level micronutrients products has successfully started at Tracegrow’s production plant in Kärsämäki, Finland. The process equipment’s has been commissioned successfully.
Stockholm, 12th of April. Tracegrow was offered a spot in a seminar focusing on the topic that is getting increasingly important for all of us, whether we are aware of it or not. Climate transition. Transition has a potential in changing the world drastically both from the ecological and the economical point of view and unfortunately to the worse. Why? That question brings us back to the three topics covered in the title.
We are happy to announce that after careful research and comparison of different options, we have chosen Pipedrive to be our designated CRM platform.
Tracegrow’s CEO Tatu Leppänen will participate as a speaker in a high-level seminar about the climate change and a business opportunity lying behind it. The seminar will take place in Stockholm, Sweden, 12th of April
Tracegrow’s Operative Director Mikko Joensuu participated in a seminar about utilizing the circulated nutrients in soil improvement. The event took place at Oulu University of Applied Sciences 7.2.2018.
Having lived seven years abroad in three different continents, has been an eye opener in many ways. In Finland we are born with clean air, water, food and have learned to take it as granted.
Today we are pleased and proud to announce that our most important end product is ready, as a result of which we are starting the sample deliveries to our valued partners as well as for the potential future customers, globally.
Tracegrow is the only company in the world that has developed a technology to refine the trace elements in the used alkaline batteries into clean micronutrient products for farming.
After the first part of the internationalization strategy (pre-sales 1) was completed it was time to take it to the next level.
As a part of the Tracegrow’s comprehensive internationalization process, pre-sales 1 studies were performed for 24 countries worldwide. Countries were selected on the bases of future potential and for obtaining global coverage.
While the building works of the first production plant of its kind, utilizing our novel technology, have been a considerable undertaking, just little over one year later we have received approval from the local fire department and communal building control.
The nomination of Tracegrow for the Nordic Council environment prize 2017 was such an honor – particularly considering how excellent the other ideas were.
The Argus Europe Fertilizer 2017, this year's main event in Europe in fertilizer business was focused on micronutrients.
The idea behind Tracegrow has been well noted both internationally and nationally, which is not a surprise taking into consideration that one out of six of the Finnish government’s key projects are bioeconomy and clean solutions, and breakthrough to a circular economy and adoption of clean solutions.
The ICBR 2017 congress in Portugal was fact-finding and an eye-opener in the field of battery recycling. Participation in this congress was focused on learning more about the trade and for obtaining new contacts.
Eastern Europe’s main event on the fertilizers was held in Minsk, Belarus. In the event more than 300 professionals gathered to hear and share the latest information regarding the fertilizers.
The objective for the day was to encourage and help the companies in taking the next steps with the potential markets, special themes being international sales, export financing and how to seek for foreign funding.
Tracegrow is building its first production plant in Kärsämäki, Finland. The plant will be completed during the Q4 2017 and the large scale production is ramped up during 2018. Tracegrow’s ground-breaking technology will be used for producing micronutrient products for farming.
Tracegrow has been nominated for the Nordic Council Environment Prize 2017. The adjudication committee for this year’s prize has selected 11 nominations from the proposals submitted by the general public. This year's theme is initiatives that bring us closer to the waste-free society.
An important part of Tracegrow’s strategy is to determine what countries to target in the coming years.
Rec Alkaline has been renamed Tracegrow. Its vision is to become the most acknowledged micronutrient company in the global circular economy. Tracegrow is also a growth company well positioned to challenge its competitors in the growing global micronutrient market. The new name reflects the company’s renewed ambition and vision.