Structures & Equipment

Tomato Grower Credits New Grow Lights For Better Yields

Norway’s Nedre Hanasand nursery has increased their quality tomato yield by 30% year-round and improved the farm’s environmental profile thanks to Philips GreenPower LED toplighting. Though Hanasand has upped their light usage by 50%, it still... more »

Sweden’s Svensson Acquires Hinova

Sweden-based textiles company Svensson, which manufactures climate screens for greenhouse cultivation, recently announced it has acquired Hinova, a producer of innovative vertical ventilation systems. According to a news release, the seed of the deal was... 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 »

East Jordan Plastics to Open $44M Facility in Georgia

Michigan-based East Jordan Plastics, a large-scale manufacturer of horticultural containers, will invest more than $44 million in a new facility in Lyons, Georgia. The project is expected to create 80 new jobs in the state’s... more »

Lumileds Shows Sustainability Progress in Annual Report

Lighting solutions provider Lumileds recently made public its 2021 Sustainability Report detailing how the company supports the transition to a low-carbon and sustainable economy. Lighting solutions improve energy usage, safety, and health and well-being, according... more »

Dramm Solar panels

Dramm Installs Solar Panels at Wisconsin Headquarters

The Dramm Corporation recently finished installing 286 solar panels at its new headquarters in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. The 18,000 sq. ft. ground-mount solar panels produce an annual energy savings of 161,990 kilowatts, according to a news... 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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