About us

Javo offers decades of solutions for the forward-thinking grower.

We offer customized automations for the global (greenhouse) horticulture and nursery industry. Our extensive program offers the right solution for many applications and is very versatile for handling round and square pots.

Within the Nobels Group, Javo has two sister companies and all are dedicated to the development, manufacturing and consulting of such products as. potting machines, tray automation, soil systems and robotic systems.

In our modern factory we produce and innovate a quality product for our two sites in the Netherlands and North America. Together with a worldwide dealer network, Javo operates in 60 countries.

Our customers include leading companies in the global greenhouse and arboriculture sectors. We also advise government agencies and advisory bodies.

Javo has created a complete program from a clear vision and is open to innovation and development. Javo contributes to the profitability of our customers.

The history of Javo

1948

The first prototype

1948

1953

Bulb sorting machine

1953

1955

Founding Nobels

1955

1956

Bed Planter

1956

1958

The first harvester

1958

1958

Demonstration of first harvester

1958

1961

100th harvester

1961

1962

Mechanical engineering for Cremer

1962

1965

Nobels moves to Gooweg

1965

1968

Start of machine construction Javo

1968

1969

The first Javo potting machine

1969

1974

The 1,000th potting machine

1974

1976

Nobels moves to Westeinde

1976

1976

Javo moves to Gooweg

1976

1980

25 years of Nobels

1980

1986

Nobels moves to Katwijk

1986

1986

Javo moves to Westeinde

1986

1998

Sons Ber and Ruud take over Nobels together with Siem Heemskerk

1998

2000

Nobels acquires Javo

2000

2007

Ber acquires Nobels and Javo

2007

2014

Nobels acquires ATH

2014

2017

From 3 to 1, 500 meters from where it all began

2017

2022

Daughters Cindy, Patricia and Chantal join Nobels Group with Koos de Vink

2022