Greenhouse Equipment

Platinum Equity acquires The HC Companies

Platinum Equity announced the acquisition of The HC Companies, a North American manufacturer of horticultural containers, has been completed. Financial terms were not disclosed. Headquartered in Twinsburg, Ohio, HC operates six manufacturing locations and distribution... more »

Climate Control Systems a Canadian Company based in Leamington, Ontario

Climate Control Systems enters exclusive North America partnership

Climate Control Systems a Canadian Company based in Leamington, Ontario, a provider of automation systems in the greenhouse industry, announced an exclusive partnership for North America with Climate Controls, a manufacturer of vent drives, rack... more »

Investing in Innovation at Metrolina Greenhouses

Starting out building a new facility, it all comes down to what you’re planning to grow and your operation’s long-term goals. A vegetable farmer might look at building a greenhouse in a totally different way... more »

Young’s Plant Farm Adopts HortiFootprint Calculator

Young’s Plant Farm Inc. has became the first North American bedding plant grower to use the HortiFootprint Calculator. With over 3 million square feet of production space, this wholesale floricultural company located in Auburn, Alabama,... more »

Technically Speaking: Evaporative Cooling, Part 2: Maintenance

As discussed in the April 2022 issue of GPN magazine, there are two major types of evaporative cooling used in greenhouses: fan-and-pad or fog systems. The process of evaporation absorbs energy from the air, which... more »

A new greenhouse at UC Davis will be built to protect grapevines from diseases such as red blotch disease, which can cause leaves to turn red, hamper fruit ripening and reduce wine quality. (Foundation Plant Services/UC Davis)

UC Davis Building $5.25M Greenhouse for Protection of Grapevine Collection

A new, $5.25 million greenhouse is being built on the University of California, Davis, campus to protect a vital grapevine collection from red blotch disease and other pathogens. The 14,400-square-foot greenhouse will have a vestibuled entry, be insect-proof and... more »

Methods of Evaporative Cooling for Achieving Climate Control: Technically Speaking

One of the major reasons we grow crops in greenhouses is for temperature control. While it is relatively easy (but not necessarily cheap) to heat greenhouses, it can be challenging to cool them. Air conditioning... more »

Philips Horticulture Lighting Names Key Account Manager

Signify, which markets itself as an international leader in lighting, recently expanded its team in the U.S. Jackie Weise will now serve as key account manager for horticulture lighting.... more »

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