2017-08-17

Prominent Italian Tomato Grower Gandini Antonio S.S. Selects Heliospectra LED Lighting Solutions

A leading tomato producer in northern Italy invests in advanced LED technology to increase yield and improve plant quality. Heliospectra AB announces a new order from Heliospectra's Italian reseller Ageon S.r.l. The order goes to one of Italy's prominent commercial tomato producers Gandini Antonio S.S. located in northern Italy, with the goal to improve plant quality and increase yield. The order is valued at $99,000 (805,000 SEK).
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2017-08-07

Hort Americas Offers OSRAM Horticultural LED Lights

Hort Americas is now offering OSRAM’s ZELION HL300 series of horticultural LED fixtures including controls and accessories. One of main advantages of the fixtures is they are controllable allowing users to adjust both the light intensity (light quantity) and the spectrum (light quality).
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2017-07-11

Colorado Grower Optimizes Cannabis Operation for Hot Climate with LumiGrow

The Spot is one of Southern Colorado’s earliest recreational cultivation facilities. Their boutique-style facility houses 430 plants under 20,000 sq ft of roof, and emphasizes utmost importance on quality. VP and Chief Operating Officer, Dave Munn proclaims, “We’ve been doing this since recreational was legal, and were one of the first to have a recreational license in Colorado. Quality is everything for us, so the ability to produce consistently is of the highest importance.”
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2017-06-28

UA Multimedia Inc. Issues Shareholder Update on Recent Developments and Evolving Corporate Strategy

UA Multimedia, Inc., today seeks to update investors on recent events, and management's developing strategy, in light of the Company's changing corporate landscape.
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2017-06-15

Philips Lighting Begins World's Largest LED Horticultural Lighting Project

Philips Lighting announced that it will provide LLC Agro-Invest, Russia’s most innovative greenhouse produce company, with LED grow lights to support cultivation of tomatoes and cucumbers in greenhouses covering an area of more than 25 hectares (equivalent in size to about 40 soccer pitches). The project, which is the largest LED horticultural lighting project ever undertaken, will enable year-round growing, help boost yields - especially in the winter - and will save 50 percent on energy costs compared to conventional high-pressure sodium lighting. The project also underlines a global trend for large-scale LED horticultural lighting implementations that can support demand for locally grown produce. 
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2017-04-13

Noribachi Launches Full Spectrum LED Grow Lights Developed at Its Northern California Growlab

Noribachi, a U.S.-based technology company with a focus on lighting digitalization, announced the launch of its high-quality, full spectrum LED grow lights developed in its Northern California growlab.
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2017-03-14

Heliospectra AB Retrofits Australian University’s Plant Growth Chambers With Smart LED Lighting

Heliospectra AB (publ), a global provider of intelligent lighting technology for controlled plant growth environments, announced today that University of Sydney's Centre of Carbon, Water and Food has purchased Heliospectra LED lighting solutions valued at $90,800 USD (823,601 SEK).
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2016-12-23

Alstroemerias Flower Blossoms with Philips LED Lights

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, announced that the Dutch alstroemeria grower Hoogenboom Alstroemeria is moving to hybrid lighting in its 1.5-hectare greenhouse with Philips GreenPower LED toplighting. By using Philips GreenPower LED, grower Dick Hoogenboom will shorten growth cycles, increase quantity and quality of yields while reducing energy consumption up to 42%.
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2016-12-16

Plessey to Showcase LED Grow Lights At IPM Essen in Germany

Plessey, a leading expert in the manufacture of lighting and sensing products and components, will be exhibiting its grow light technology and products for the first time at IPM Essen, the world’s leading trade fair for horticulture, from Jan. 24-27, 2017 at Messe Essen Germany. Plessey will be available to discuss their grow light range of products at booth 7B25.
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2016-12-15

MedMen Cannabis Vertical Farm in California Raises Yield 157% with Fluence Bioengineering LED Grow Lights

Fluence Bioengineering today announced that its LED systems have been selected by MedMen, a leading cannabis firm, for its newly renovated cultivation facility in Los Angeles. The new, state-of-the-art vertical farm replaces a traditional single-tier cultivation facility, and enables MedMen to use fewer natural resources, increase overall revenue per square foot and reduce operating cost per pound.
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2016-12-08

LED Engin Launches Comprehensive Range of Grow Lights

LED Engin, a manufacturer of high flux density LED products, announces the market’s most comprehensive range of high-power color and white LED emitters for horticultural lighting. Alongside the typical colors used in horticultural applications (Blue 450nm, Deep Red 660nm and Far Red 740nm), the company is adding custom solutions that include 3 new direct colors (Violet 415nm, Royal Blue 436nm and Cyan 500nm), a phosphor-converted green and full white CCT options (2200K-6500K). Together with the already vast selection of standard LED emitters spanning from UV 365nm to Infrared 940nm and unrivaled packaging technology, this means all types of purpose-built lighting solutions can be easily created to deliver optimized spectra for improved crop productivity.
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2016-11-15

Dutch and Belgian Rose Growers Expand Use of Philips Horticultural LED Lights

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, announced the expansion of horticultural LED lighting installations at the two leading companies in cut rose cultivation, Porta Nova in the Netherlands and Scheers Rose Nursery in Belgium. Shortly after piloting hybrid LED and high-pressure sodium (HPS) grow light installations, both growers have decided to expand their LED investment following yields increasing by up to 50%.
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2016-11-04

Heliospectra Promotes Sustainable Cultivation Methods and LED Light Strategies in Medical Cannabis Industry

Heliospectra, a world leader in intelligent lighting technology (https://www.heliospectra.com/) for controlled environments horticulture, forecasts that America’s growing public support of legalized medicinal and recreational cannabis use will push industry to more sustainable cultivation practices and cost-effective LED light strategies.
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2016-10-18

Philips Lighting Launches Next Generation LED Grow Lamps for Horticulture

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, announced the launch of the Philips GreenPower LED flowering lamp 2.0, an even more energy efficient way to extend daylight or interrupt the night growing cycle in greenhouses for growers that cultivate strawberries, cut flowers, bedding plants and cuttings. The new Philips GreenPower LED flowering lamp 2.0 builds on the first generation of Philips GreenPower LED flowering lamp and comes in two different spectral versions with light recipes for growing cut flowers and soft fruit. The new highly energy-efficient lamp is designed to increase the yield, quality and consistency of crops and accelerate flowering. Its design draws upon over twenty years’ experience that Philips Lighting has in horticultural lighting to serve the needs of growers.
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2016-10-07

Cree Introduces Efficient Horticulture LEDs

Cree announces the new XLamp XQ-E and XP-E High Efficiency (HE) Photo Red LEDs, the industry’s highest performing LEDs optimized for horticulture. The new LEDs deliver up to 21 percent higher output than the previous generations of XQ-E and XP-E Photo Red LEDs, enabling hrticulture lighting manufacturers to deliver higher performance products, reduce luminaire size and lower system cost.
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2016-10-05

Sony Speeds up Grass Growth with LED Lights

Sony is known for its technology in displays, TVs, and other consumer electronics, but its latest gadget unveiled recently in Japan is focusing on LED grow light technology, according to reports by Nikkei Technology and other tech media.
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2016-10-03

UK Tomato Growers Maximize Yield Rates with LED Grow Lights

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, today announced that the UK’s largest tomato grower, APS Salads and supermarket tomato supplier, Flavour Fresh Solfresh Group, have both completed their first 12 and 10 month growing cycles respectively using 100% Philips LED light. This marks a trend to move from hybrid lighting, combining LED and conventional high pressure sodium (HPS), to 100% horticultural LED lighting to improve yield and grow consistently tasty, fruit and vegetables all year round.
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2016-09-06

Philips GrowWise Reveals Research Results on Indoor Vertical Farming

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, today shared results from over 50 research projects carried out at its GrowWise Center during its first year of operation. This facility at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, the Netherlands aims to develop the blueprint for the city farm of the future and is the largest research facility of its kind with a total growing surface of 234 square meters. The research findings confirm that growth recipes can be successfully used to influence virtually any characteristic of crops, from taste, texture, smell and color to yields, growth speed, blossoming and much more.
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2016-08-11

Japanese Vertical Farming Practitioners Benefit from Special LED Lighting

Indoor crop trials with Innovatus and Delicious Cook provide fresh and safe produce close to customers in the Japanese urbanized areas of Kanto and Fuji
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2016-07-01

Heliospectra Receives Large LED Grow Light Order

Heliospectra AB , a world leader in intelligent lighting technology for controlled environments horticulture, is proud to announce that an order valued at US $0.54 million  (4.6 MSEK) has been received from a Fortune 500 Ag-Tech company located in the U.S.
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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