Belgian company Hortiplan, which is best known for its Mobile Gully System (MGS) for hydroponic production for lettuce and other crops, has teamed up with Philips Horticulture LED Solutions to install the company’s LED lighting systems in Belgium.
Staff at Hortiplan have been trained by Philips LED accredited engineers and will combine this knowledge with their own experience to provide growers with practical growing systems which combine both technologies.
Kurt Cornelissen, Hortiplan’s Business Development Manager, commented, “People who grow heading lettuce varieties will be aware of the limitations of HPS lighting because of heat radiation. With LED lighting this limiting factor is eliminated and production can be maximized. A mobile gully system is very well suited to use with LED lighting.”