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Oreon renews Membership of WUR Club of 100
Oreon recently announced its intention to extend its membership of the Club of 100 during a positive meeting with Jan Willem de Vries and Jacqueline van Oosten of Wageningen University & Research (WUR).
Bill is committed to contribute to sustainable horticulture innovations
Bill Whittaker has been Oreon's sales manager in North America since January 2020. The goal: to introduce and develop the Oreon brand and help greenhouse horticulture companies in Canada and the United States with LED fixtures.
Efficiency LED fixtures more important than ever, due to high energy prices
Franky Hens and Kirsten Audenaert of the Belgian company Slamotra, who have a 3.3 hectare greenhouse in Kruibeke, put the third and final phase of LED lighting into operation a few weeks ago.
Henk is always looking for ways to improve things
”I really love solving puzzles. The more complicated, the better.” Henk Eleveld is Manager of Production and Quality at Oreon. ”On my first day, I had already noticed that I couldn’t improve much on our product itself, but there’s so much more to it than just the quality of the product alone.
Water-cooled LED fixtures on Dutch televion at 'Reizen Waes'
In the TV show 'Reizen Waes', reporter Tom Waes travels through various provinces in the Netherlands. During this trip he visits the 'greenhouse of the future' of Koppert Cress.
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Dümmen Orange's renovated show greenhouse
Dümmen Orange is the world’s largest breeder of cut flowers, bulbs, tropical plants, pot plants, bedding plants and perennials. Its core business is breeding and developing flower and plant varieties with improved characteristics and producing cuttings and young plants.
The 5 main differences between air- and water-cooled LEDs
To ensure optimal operation, LED lights must be kept cool, because overheating can have a significant impact on their power and operation and increases the risk of early defects.
How a tiny cooling element led to an innovation that changed everything.
Sales Director Jan Mol is one of the founders of Oreon. What drives him? Why did he start Oreon?
Hortibiz: Growth and shape of potted plants can be controlled with light
The Greenhouse Horticulture business unit of Wageningen University & Research (WUR) is researching how dynamic light spectra, in combination with temperature and nutrition, can be used to sustainably grow compact and resilient plants. Oreon is supplying its multi-layer fixture Embrace for this multi-year project. This makes the WUR the first user of Oreon's newest LED fixture. The Embrace has all the capabilities that WUR needs to conduct this experiment.
HortiDaily: Dynamic spectra for Little Leaf Farms
Little Leaf Farms is expanding again and delivering on its vision to supply fresh, locally grown leafy greens throughout the East Coast of America. With the addition of their newest greenhouse, Little Leaf Farms will serve New England to the Mid-Atlantic and beyond. “We are currently delivering our lettuce to more than 2,500 stores within 24 hours after harvesting”, according to Paul Sellew, founder and CEO of Little Leaf.