June 20, 2007

OHP Adds Chemtura Brands

Through a new partnership, OHP will be assuming marketing and sales functions for the Chemtura’s greenhouse and nursery crop protection products, along with providing customer service and technical support. These include: Adept, Dimilin and Pedestal insecticides; Floramite miticide; Terraclor, Terraguard and Terrazole fungicides; Casoron herbicide; and B-Nine and Paczol plant growth regulators. For more information, visit: http://www.ohp.com

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January 10, 2007

Smithers-Oasis Acquires Floralife From Rohm and Haas

Smithers-Oasis Acquires Floralife From Rohm and Haas  CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio, Jan. 5, 2007—Smithers-Oasis Company, a privately held company headquartered in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, and the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of floral foam and related products, has purchased Floralife®, Inc., a recognized leader of post-harvest floral products, from AgroFresh, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Rohm and Haas Company, for an undisclosed amount. Rohm and Haas is a publicly- traded specialty materials company based in Philadelphia. Smithers-Oasis manufactures and markets floral foams, accessories and floral mechanics to the retail floral market worldwide. Floralife manufactures and markets a complete line of post-harvest flower care products for the floral industry. Both companies also manufacture and market products for the grower/greenhouse industry. The product lines of both Smithers-Oasis and Floralife are highly complementary, according to Smithers-Oasis Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Charles F. Walton. “This acquisition offers perfect synergy of product lines, distribution […]

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January 10, 2007

Bayer Advanced Wins 7th Consecutive Trophy

Bayer Advanced Wins 7th Consecutive Trophy  The Bayer Advanced float also debuted the All-America Rose Selections’ 2007 winners for best roses of the year — Rainbow Knock Out, Moondance and Strike it Rich. For more information click here. World’s Tallest Roses Reign at 2007 Rose Parade www.OrganicBouquet.com makes history with spectacular 5+ foot tall eco-blooms Pasadena, Calif. (December 28, 2006)–Billions of flowers have adorned the floats of the Rose Parade in its 117-year history, but never a rose that stands as tall as the Rose Queen herself… until this year. Organic Bouquet (www.OrganicBouquet.com), the eco-flower pioneer, announces the debut of the World’s Tallest Roses at the 118th Rose Parade in Pasadena, where they will grace the float of the 89th Rose Queen, Mary McCluggage, as well as the Santa Fe Springs float. The first certified sustainably grown flowers ever used in Rose Parade history, these magnificent red roses grow naturally […]

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