Mar 26, 2010
Around the Industry: March 29, 2010Source: Various

Co-Ex Welcomes Customer Service Manager

Co-Ex Corporation, a manufacturer of multiwall and corrugated polycarbonate panels, is pleased to introduce its new customer service manager, Cortney Simon. She has more than seven years’ experience working in greenhouse construction and independent garden centers. “Cortney’s extensive knowledge of the market makes her a terrific resource for our customers,” said general manager Mike Johnson. Co-Ex manufactures a full line of polycarbonate sheet; the company’s products work well in any application where light transmission, impact strength and durability are important. For more information, call 800.888.5364 or visit

Delray Plants Mourns Passing of its Founder

Jacob Koornneef, founder of Delray Plants Co, died peacefully on March 21 at his home in Lake Placid, Fla. Koornneef founded Delray Plants on 14 acres in Delray Beach in 1968; since then, the company has grown to four locations in Florida and two sites in Costa Rica, making it one of the largest indoor foliage production and shipping facilities in the United States.

In lieu of flowers — at Koornneef’s request — please consider a donation to your favorite charity or to the Friends of Ashish:

P.O. Box 551

Palos Heights, IL 60463
Reference “Geeta Mondol”

This will support a Christian-based school in India for autistic children that Koornneef helped begin. Visit more information on the school. To leave a message for the family, visit

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