Automated Bulb Planting System

CMP is a manufacturer of horticultural machine automation. We work through a proven method of design and development, in conjunction with the end-user, thereby ensuring that the equipment meets and exceeds the specific requirements of our customer.

This project consisted of the design and manufacture of an automated system to plant tulip bulbs in containers at a high rate of speed, thereby eliminating significant manual labour. This particular machine is also capable of transplanting seedlings, by performing a simple and user-friendly, changeover process.


  • Accommodates various infeed and outfeed configurations
  • Quick change robot tooling for various EOAT's
  • Perimeter guarding
  • Leading edge machine controls
  • User friendly, colour touch screen HMI
  • Error messaging system
  • Capable of transplanting seedlings