Sun Gro Horticulture Boosts Its Peat and Coconut Coir Offerings


Sun Gro Horticulture, a North American producer and distributor of rising media merchandise, has finalized a deal to accumulate Pelemix Mexico and Pelemix USA.

The firm additionally introduced that it has tapped Sun Gro’s Export Sales Vice President, Kirk Johanson, to steer the Pelemix Mexico, Central and South America, and Caribbean companies. The Mexican operations, together with their distribution services, will proceed to be managed from their present workplace in Guadalajara, Mexico. The Pelemix U.S. and Canadian operations can be built-in into Sun Gro’s present organizational construction in each international locations.

Sun Gro will proceed to work collaboratively with Pelemix to leverage their international operations and supply high-quality coir and completed merchandise from the Pelemix services in Sri Lanka, India, and Thailand.

“Sun Gro Horticulture is an {industry} chief in rising media and rising media product innovation,” says Phil Jones, CEO of Sun Gro. “Similarly, Pelemix is a world chief within the coconut coir substrate markets. This acquisition will permit Sun Gro to develop is rising media choices, including coconut coir substrates, and develop its geographical footprint additional into Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean to fulfill the rising wants of all our prospects.”

Pelemix coir is used worldwide as a rising media for hydroponic crops, plant propagation, fruit and vegetable manufacturing, and potted plant and bedding plant manufacturing. The merger of Pelemix USA and Mexican companies with Sun Gro strengthens each product portfolios and permits prospects to have a single supply for all their Coir and Peat wants.

“Customers within the Americas may have the convenience of doing enterprise with one firm from begin to end for all their coconut coir and peat-based skilled rising media wants,” says Sun Gro Marketing Director Bruce Adams. “Our grower specialists can present growers with industry-leading technical experience to assist optimize crop manufacturing with peat and coir-based mixes.”

“We perceive our prospects’ necessities and the necessity to provide all growers with a wide range of merchandise to allow them to develop the right crop,” Jones says. “This contains guaranteeing the very best high quality rising materials and having a steady provide chain. The addition of Pelemix strengthens Sun Gro’s dedication to growers to be the rising media provide associate of selection, and we are going to proceed to search for alternatives and partnerships that can help our long-term development trajectory.”