Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, announced that a Philips Horticulture LED Solutions partnership agreement has been signed with Houweling Americas, a horticulture and solutions-based firm located in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. As a certified Philips LED horticulture partner, Houweling Americas will offer only the Philips LED lighting portfolio of greenhouse lighting solutions to Canadian growers.
Houweling Americas is a division of the Houweling Group, a family-owned company based in The Netherlands and founded in 1925. With offices in Western and Central Canada and a diverse product range that includes greenhouse hygiene, water treatment, coir substrates, nutrients, and LED lighting, Houweling Americas is a trusted supplier for greenhouse growers across Canada. As a certified Philips LED horticulture partner, Houweling Americas will offer only the Philips LED lighting portfolio of greenhouse lighting solutions.
“We are very pleased to achieve partner status with the Philips horticulture team”, said Jaco de Vries, Director of the Horticulture division at Houweling Group. “LED lighting technology is proven to increase the yield and quality of crops and Philips LED lighting team’s leadership and knowledge this area is unparalleled.”
“Houweling Americas has been an LED lighting dealer for several years providing growers throughout Canada with the highest quality of greenhouse products and services, and this partnership will help growers in Canada to experience the benefits of LED. We are pleased they have chosen to move forward as a partner and welcoming them into our Philips LED lighting partner network,” said Udo van Slooten, Global General Manager of Philips horticulture LED team.
The collaboration of the two companies strengthens the Philips Horticulture lighting partner network in Canada to ensure growers have ready access to the most reliable LED lighting products that drive production and efficiency.