Philips Lighting, Ball Seed Partner on Distribution
Philips Lighting recently signed a partnership agreement with Ball Seed, one of North America’s leading wholesale horticultural distributors. Ball Seed will now offer Philips GreenPower LED lighting as a complement to its liners, plugs, unrooted cuttings, seed, and prefinished products.
“We are honored to partner with Ball Seed,” says Udo van Slooten, Horticulture Business Leader at Philips Lighting. “The quality of its product offering, coupled with its strong presence in North America, aligns very well with Philips Lighting. Our focus of bringing LED lighting solutions to growers of undercover production will help Ball Seed customers take advantage of LED technology.”
“We are thrilled to include Philips Lighting as one of our valued suppliers and look forward to providing our customers with key technology and support in their greenhouses,” says Jason Hough, President of Ball Seed.
Ron DeKok, Horticulture Business Development Director at Philips Lighting, also weighed in, noting that, “The addition of Philips LED horticulture lighting to Ball Seed’s wholesale offering supports Ball Seed’s mission to deliver growing solutions that drive production efficiency. Ball will now be in a position to demonstrate to its customers how to use the science of light and Philips LEDs to optimize crop production throughout the growing process.”