AdeptAg Acquires Plantech Companies
AdeptAg announced the acquisition of Plantech Control Systems and the associated companies of Plantech West and JM Controls and Electric.
Based in Vineland, Ontario, Canada, Plantech Control Systems has been providing fully integrated control systems for agriculture for more than 35 years. From “power to packing,” Plantech has been supplying integration for all aspects of indoor growing, working with providers, such as Priva Climate Automation and Aweta Packing and Sorting, among others. In addition, Plantech West and JM Controls, operating out of Leamington and Chatham, Ontario, Canada, plays an essential role in providing growers in that region turnkey power systems and automation solutions, including ongoing service and support. The Leamington region is considered the largest concentration of controlled environment production in North America.
“We are pleased to become part of the AdeptAg platform. Through this platform of companies, growers can achieve the benefit of working with one company, AdeptAg, for their control and automation solutions, making it more efficient from design to service,” said Rob Brinkert, Plantech owner and president. Jeff McFadden, partner at Plantech West with Brinkert, and owner and president of JM Controls, added “As part of AdeptAg, we look forward to expanding our market position and local offerings, as well as expanding our geographic reach. We also believe this will benefit our excellent team of people and provide opportunities for personal and professional growth.”
“The Plantech family of companies is an excellent addition to the AdeptAg platform,” said AdeptAg CEO Rick Parod. “Their electrical automation and packing systems capability further expands our solutions offering and connects us even further with the needs of growers. Brinkert, McFadden, and their teams are recognized and well-respected for their abilities to solve customer’s problems and for their professionalism. We are excited to have them join our team of experts and professionals.”