Industry leaders form new controlled environment agriculture partnership
Chicago, IL, April 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)
— GroAdvisor (groadvisorworldwide.com) is the cultivation industry’s premier partnership of product and service providers. Together, these partners can provide fully optimized cultivation methods that have been proven to create a quality crop quickly and efficiently; or, work with your existing cultivation team to optimize their system BEFORE encountering the “growing pains” that are common in this industry.
“This group of industry experts has worked together for over a year to provide the integrated suite of products and services that GroAdvisor offers. I am amazed at the breadth of knowledge, talent and skills that our partners in aggregate can provide for any controlled environment agricultural business and even more importantly the flexibility to work in an agnostic environment that allows free participation for other partners who can add value to the customer.” – Randy Shipley, Chief Strategy Officer GroAdvisor
GroAdvisor’s partners are leaders in meeting the needs of commercial cultivators. Since 2004, in aggregate, they have been involved with more than 1000 cannabis facilities. These partners include:
Agrowtek Inc. offers a comprehensive line of products that includes fertigation control systems, relays and motor controllers for equipment control, and peristaltic dosing pumps for automated nutrient and pH dosing. With over 10 years in the grow industry, Agrowtek continues to innovate and provide powerful and flexible fertigation and pump capabilities.
CleanLeaf is a division of Air Cleaning Specialists. Their filtration systems are designed to provide grow rooms, greenhouses and other growing facilities with the highest standard of air filtration possible. Their team has more than 30 years of experience in the air cleaning industry and they are driven to continually improve air quality across a diverse mix of industries. CleanLeaf has customized fume, dust, smoke, and odor extraction systems since 1979. They’re experts in developing efficient air patterns to control, capture, prevent, and clean.
Innovative Growers Equipment, Inc. specializes in building and designing grow facilities all over the world. That includes custom Ebb and Flow greenhouse benches, matching expanded metal benches, archival racks for vertical cultivation applications, custom equipment and other complimentary equipment to growers of quality plants throughout the world.
Porta-King Building Systems is an industry leader in prefabricated construction since 1969 with 150,000 square feet of U.S. manufacturing and 10 U.S. regional offices. Traditional construction methods are costly and time-consuming. Their modular construction provides a better solution.
The speed in which construction can be completed ensures time to production is typically 50% faster than conventional methods of construction. Other Porta-King prefabricated construction solutions for the Cannabis industry include:
- Fully assembled guard buildings for main entrance and perimeter security.
- Vestibules and mantraps to create secured entry points for new and existing facilities doors.
- Structural steel platforms and towers to improve POV for security personnel at outdoor grow operations.
Sprung Structures provides the ideal growing environment enabling customers to control light, ventilation, temperature, humidity and water within an air-tight and thermally insulated building envelope.
Surna Inc. has been designing, engineering and manufacturing application-specific environmental control and air sanitation systems for commercial, state- and provincial-regulated indoor cannabis cultivation facilities in the U.S. and Canada since 2006. Their engineering and technical team provides energy and water efficient solutions that allow growers to meet the unique demands of a cannabis cultivation environment through precise temperature, humidity, light, and process controls. Surna also provides a climate control platform, SentryIQ™, featuring proprietary controls sequences developed with predictive algorithms essential to optimum climate control. With every Surna system, they offer a full range of MEP design services, making them a one-stop-shop for those designing or expanding cultivation facilities. These indoor mechanical design services include consulting, engineering, biosecurity protocol setup, odor control planning and installation support.
VividGro® offers a complete suite of controllable horticultural lighting solutions to address our customers’ needs. Over the past 5 years, VividGro has sold controlled environment agricultural lighting covering in excess of 1 million square feet of plant canopy. From propagation to harvest, VividGro can provide the right spectra any grower requires.
Proper planning with the GroAdvisor team of experts can prevent costly failures before they happen.