Plessey hires agronomist to drive horticultural LED expansion

Plessey hires agronomist to drive horticultural LED expansion

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By Julien Happich

“Having spent some time with the Plessey team and working with their Phytolux products, I am convinced they have the winning solution.  I have been impressed with their commitment to understanding the problems being faced by individual commercial growers and working in collaboration with them to provide commercially viable, LED lighting solutions. Plessey are undoubtedly at the forefront of delivering efficient, economic and effective plant growth lighting.  The future is exciting and I am looking forward to working with such a focused team”, said the new hire in a company statement.

(L to R) Michael LeGoff, CEO of Plessey,
Maarten Klein and Steve Edwards inspecting
a trial using PhytoLux grow lights in Holland.

Steve Edwards, Head of Horticultural LED fixtures at Plessey, completed, “We are delighted that Maarten has agreed to join us.  Maarten’s expertise will be invaluable in supporting our planned growth in the horticultural market especially in the very challenging Dutch market.  Whether growing indoors or in greenhouses and with a vast variety of commercial products, Maarten will ensure that we can develop our business globally.” 

Two months ago, Plessey had signed a global exclusive licence agreement with Phytolux for the manufacture, design and commercialisation of their products including the Attis set of horticultural lighting products. 

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