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Hort Americas companions with Irrigation Design & Development (IDC) to market GE Present LED develop lights – City Ag Information

Irrigation Design & Development has signed an settlement with Hort Americas to turn into a certified seller of GE Present, a Daintree firm, LED develop lights.

In 2015 Hort Americas LLC, a frontrunner within the industrial horticultural business and a provider of progressive items and technical providers in Bedford, Texas, turned the North American grasp distributor and advertising and marketing associate of LED develop lights manufactured by GE Present, a Daintree firm. This month Hort Americas has signed an settlement with Irrigation Design & Development LLC (IDC) in Castroville, Calif., for IDC to turn into a certified seller of Present Arize LED develop lights. The settlement between the 2 firms establishes IDC as a seller of Present Arize horticultural merchandise with the rights to promote Present merchandise together with elements and equipment in IDC’s gross sales space.

IDC is primarily an agricultural irrigation firm that designs, engineers and installs irrigation, fertigation and local weather management techniques for each discipline crop growers and managed atmosphere growers, together with greenhouses, vertical farms and inside grows. IDC operates 14 warehouses in California with plans to develop with amenities within the Pacific Northwest and Arizona.

Assembly the wants of managed atmosphere growers

Though industrial agriculture nonetheless makes up nearly all of IDC’s enterprise, Hort Americas’ President Chris Higgins couldn’t be extra excited concerning the partnership.

“IDC brings the industrial {and professional} expertise we search for in a enterprise associate,” Higgins mentioned. “Along with their lengthy standing California ag presence, IDC has spent the final six years working with extra managed atmosphere growers of greens, together with leafy greens, and hashish.”

“With managed atmosphere growers we’re designing, engineering and putting in automated irrigation techniques, fertigation techniques, water therapy techniques and local weather management techniques,” mentioned Frank Toves, Regional and Precision Irrigation Supervisor at IDC. “Including Present’s line of Arize LED develop lights to our product choices provides us the chance to assist growers higher management their manufacturing atmosphere.

“We’re receiving an growing variety of inquiries from hashish growers concerning the design and set up of develop lights. These growers are primarily indoor develop operations, however there are extra inquiries coming from greenhouse growers as nicely.”

GE Present is manufacturing its Arize Issue and Arize Aspect sequence of LED develop lighting fixtures at its state-of-the-art facility in Hendersonville, N.C. Manufacturing the LED fixtures in North Carolina allows supply of its LED develop lights inside 5 to seven delivery days wherever in North America. It additionally allows Present to fabricate the fixtures when growers want to put in them.


For extra: Hort Americas LLC, (469) 532-2383;; Irrigation Design & Development LLC,; (831) 235-4100; GE Present, a Daintree firm, (216) 375-4618;;



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