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June 5, 2009 - 14:06

Sun Gro and Florikan Intend to Form Joint Venture

Sun Gro Horticulture and Florikan ESA recently announced their intention to form a strategic joint venture to sell controlled-release and water-soluble fertilizers, as well as other specialty fertilizer products, to the North American professional horticulture industry. The venture is expected to operate under the name Florikan Specialty Plant Nutrition.

More details on the potential partnership is forthcoming. For more information the two companies, visit www.sungro.com or www.florikan.com.

Hamilton Engineering Offers Financing

Faced with objections from clients regarding out-of-pocket expenses and return on investment times, Hamilton Engineering has started to offer financed monthly payments, which will allow the company to show clients the monthly savings a new system will generate — and the resulting positive cash flow.

Hamilton now offers competitive rates, simple credit applications, fast credit decisions and financing up to five years.

Hamilton Engineering offers a full range of water heating products with capacities from 80,000 to 8,000,000 BTU/hr, certified at up to 99.8 percent efficiency. For more information, contact Hamilton Engineering at (800) 968-5530 or sales@hamiltonengineering.com.

GGS Acquires Niagrow Systems

GGS recently announced its purchase of Niagrow Systems, the leading supplier of hot water heating systems for greenhouses in North America. Wim Vanderwindt will continue to manage Niagrow Systems as an independent subsidiary business of GGS.

“GGS is a structure manufacturer, and we are the best at what we do, and Niagrow Systems knows heating systems better than anyone else,” said GGS co-owner Leigh Coulter. “By keeping them under separate management, we ensure that the best qualities of each are focused on.”

For more information, visit www.ggs-greenhouse.com.

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