Netafim, Blass sign
agreement to produce
1st commercial dripper
Engineer and inventor Simcha Blass carries out tests on the world's first dripper device from the early-to-mid 1960s.
World's First Dripper
Netafim develops the world's first dripper – an in-line laminar dripper.
Netafim's first sale
Netafim completes its first sale, supplying drip irrigation equipment to Israeli wine grape growers.
promotes drip irrigation
Israeli Agriculture Ministry field service advisor convinces agricultural settlements to install experimental drip system.
Israel Desert Project
Netafim supplies drip irrigation equipment to vegetable growers in Israel's southern Arava desert, turning it into an agricultural powerhouse.
Turbulent water passage
resolves clogging problems
To resolve the in-line laminar dripper's clogging problems, Netafim acquires the rights to the turbulent water passage patent registered by Hydroplan Ltd.
Kibbutz Magal partners with Netafim
Netafim Hatzerim adds Kibbutz Magal as a partner.
First Drip Irrigation
Netafim drip solutions used for first time to grow cotton.
On-line Non-compensated Dripper
To lower the cost of transporting its increasingly popular drippers worldwide, Netafim develops a compact on-line
world's first PC dripper
Netafim develops PC Dripper, the first pressure-compensated dripper that delivers a uniform flow rate in sloped areas.
Partners with Netafim
Netafim Hatzerim adds Kibbutz Yiftach as a partner.
First drip irrigation
Netafim drip solutions used for first time to grow sugarcane.
Netafim introduces RAM,
world's first integral PC dripper
Recognizing the potential of reusable drippers and easy-to-rewind dripperlines for open-field irrigation, Netafim develops the RAM multi-seasonal dripper.
Recognizing the adverse effects of treated wastewater on drip irrigation, Netafim introduces a range of wastewater solutions.
First drip irrigation
of industrial tomatoes
Netafim's drip solutions used for first time to grow tomatoes for industry.
Typhoon™ integral dripper
Taking into consideration farmer requirements, Netafim introduces Typhoon, an integral non-compensated dripperline for thin- and medium-walled applications.
Tiran™ integral dripper
Leveraging the benefits of its innovative integral dripper technology, Netafim introduces the Tiran™ integral non-compensated dripperline for thick-walled applications.
Streamline™ integral dripper
Netafim introduces the Streamline™ integral non-compensated dripperline for thin-walled applications.
Landscaping Line of Business
With traditional landscape irrigation solutions proving to be inefficient and water-wasting, Netafim enters the landscaping market.
PCJ on-line compact PC dripper
Looking to enhance its greenhouse offering, Netafim develops the on-line pressure-compensated PCJ Dripper.
After supplying drip irrigation solutions for greenhouses in the former Soviet Union, China and Mexico as early as 1990, Netafim establishes its Greenhouse Division in 1997.
MicroDrip Integral Dripper
Netafim introduces MicroDrip, an integral non-compensated dripper for small-scale planting.
Arrow Dripper for Precise Positioning
Netafim introduces the non-compensated Arrow Dripper, which distributes the flow rate among 2 to 4 irrigation points using a manifold distributor.
and Yiftach Merge
Netafim Hatzerim, Netafim Magal and Netafim Yiftach merge to create Netafim (ACS) Ltd.
TurboNet™ Water Passage
As more fields are being drip irrigated with hard water sources, Netafim and Hydroplan introduce patented TurboNet labyrinth water passage technology.
Netafim Enters Sprinkler
Market with SuperNet™
Netafim enters the sprinkler market with the release of the SuperNet pressure-compensated micro-sprinkler.
Looking to expand its sprinkler offering, Netafim releases the GyroNet micro-sprinkler.
CoolNet Mist Emitter
Specially designed for cooling and humidifying greenhouses, nurseries and livestock houses, CoolNet releases micro-sized droplets at a relatively low pressure.
UniRam™ Integral PC Dripper
Netafim develops UniRam, the first generation of drippers for hard water, thereby providing significant advantages for orchard and greenhouse irrigation.
Project in Mexico
Netafim embarks on its first large-scale greenhouse project at the Los Pinos farm.
StripNet™ PC Strip Emitter
Used for mitigating frost in vineyards and cooling trellised crops, StripNet has a regulating mechanism making it suitable for hillside applications or long rows.
First European Wine Meeting
"First European wine meeting" brings vineyard drip irrigation to the Old World
Netafim releases the SpinNet upside-down micro-sprinkler that is suitable for greenhouses, nurseries and net houses.
DripNet PC™ Integral Dripper
Netafim introduces the new-generation DripNet PC for open-field row crops such as vegetables, sugarcane and coffee beans.
Netafim Introduces NetaJet™
Netafim introduces NetaJet, an advanced Nutrigation™ system for greenhouses and open-field crops.
Netafim Acquires Italy's IMaGO
Netafim acquires the Italian irrigation solution provider.
IrriWise™ Monitoring System
Netafim introduces the IrriWise wireless monitoring system.
Mist Guard Controller
Netafim introduces the Mist Guard misting/frost mitigate controller for greenhouses and orchards.
DripNet™ PC Anti-siphon Dripper
Netafim introduces the DripNet PC AS dripper for subsurface medium- and thick-walled applications.
Netafim introduces the FertiKit family of Nutrigation™ solutions for open-field and soil applications.
NMC-Pro Irrigation Controller
Netafim introduces the NMC-Pro irrigation controller covering medium-to-large applications.
NMC-Junior Irrigation Controller
A smaller version of the NMC-Pro controller, the NMC-Junior irrigation controller handles agricultural applications covering small areas operated by a limited number of water valves.
Netafim introduces the NMC-Junior Climate and NMC 64 Climate controllers – efficient, reliable and user-friendly systems that help growers manage environmental conditions in any greenhouse.
Netafim Acquires Share of
South Africa's Vegtech
Netafim acquires 50% of South Africa's leading greenhouse irrigation solution provider.
Initially involved in the mining sector in the 1990s in the US, Netafim expands its mining business in Latin America, particularly in Chile, and establishes its Mining Division.
Netafim Acquires Peru's Tiponet
Netafim acquires Peru's leading irrigation solution provider.
CapiNet™ On-line Dripper
Netafim introduces the CapiNet on-line dripper for greenhouses and nurseries.
Netafim Introduces PCJ
Bubbler for High Flow Rates
Netafim introduces the PCJ high flow (HF) on-line compact pressure-compensated bubbler.
Acquire Netafim Share
Markstone Capital Partners Group and Tene Investment Funds acquire share of Netafim.
South African Greenhouse Project
Netafim supplies head control and automation equipment for South African farming community project.
Netafim battles Mother Nature in installing head control and irrigation room system.
Netafim Introduces World's
First Low-Flow Dripper
A major step in the dripper flow-reduction revolution, Netafim launches DripNet PC™ 0.6 l/hr, the world's first regulated low-flow dripper (LFD).
SingleNet Control System
Netafim introduces the SingleNet single-cable system for improving the control and monitoring of valves.
Netafim releases the MegaNet™ sprinkler featuring the market's highest water distribution uniformity.
Netafim introduces the VibroNet upside-down micro-emitter featuring a vibrating system for greenhouses and nurseries.
Majority Stake of Revaho
Netafim acquires 75% of the Dutch-based leading European greenhouse irrigation and solution provider.
Netafim Acquires France's Eden
Netafim acquires France's leading landscape irrigation solution provider.
Netafim buys out its partners to fully acquire Chile's leading irrigation solution provider.
Largest Greenhouse Park in Mexico
Netafim provides comprehensive greenhouse solution at Mexico's AgroPark.
NMC-XL Irrigation Controller
Taking the NMC-Pro controller to another level, the NMC-XL irrigation controller works with irrigation systems featuring multi-head control systems.
RadioNet Wireless System
Netafim introduces RadioNet, an advanced wireless radio system for Netafim and third-party controllers.
Mega Sugarcane Project in Peru
Netafim supplies drip irrigation systems to Maple Energy as part of a mega sugarcane-to-ethanol project.
Greenhouse project for
leading private tomato grower
Netafim supplies system for the world's largest privately owned tomato-growing company, South Africa's ZZ2, in its first greenhouse project.
Project in Senegal
Netafim provides water infrastructure and drip irrigation system for 4,000-hectare project in Senegal.
Greenhouse Project in Russia
Netafim supplies a comprehensive solution for growing roses in a 15-ha glass greenhouse in Russia.
NMC Pro Climate Controller
Netafim releases the NMC Pro Climate controller for multiple greenhouses.
Majority Netafim Stake
European private equity fund Permira acquires majority stake in Netafim.
Aries™ Integral Dripper
Netafim introduces Aries, an integral non-compensated dripper for thick-walled applications.
Netafim Introduces uManage™
Crop Management System
Bringing in-field control and monitoring to a new level, uManage is an advanced real-time decision support system (DSS) for open-field farmers and greenhouse operations.
Netafim wins Stockholm
Industry Water Award
Netafim is honored to have been named the 2013 Stockholm Industry Water Award (SIWA) Laureate.
Netafim celebrates 50
Years of Shaping the Future
Based on the theme “50 Years of Shaping the Future,” Netafim celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Netafim opens advanced
plant in China
The company’s 17th factory worldwide aims to meet the country’s growing demand for water-saving solutions.
Netafim acquires Central America’s RyM
Netafim acquires majority share in leading Central American irrigation solutions provider and subsequently establishes Netafim Central America subsidiary.