Griffin, one of the largest horticultural distribution and brokerage companies in the United States, announced an exclusive master distributorship agreement with Hortus USA Corp., the manufacturer of Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts, a U.S. EPA-registered plant rooting product. Hortus is the exclusive U.S. importer of rooting products produced by Rhizopon bv of Holland. Effective immediately, Griffin will be stocking and offering Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts®, which growers make into K-IBA plant rooting solutions.
Griffin has been providing value to greenhouse and nursery producers for over 75 years. The company specializes in providing quality products and exceptional service to its customers. From its nationwide team of territory reps and specialists servicing small to large growers to its GGSPro Technical Team, Griffin leads the industry as a true solutions provider.
“Griffin is adding to its legacy of leading the industry by working with one of the most advanced plant-rooting products in the industry today. Griffin will now be able to offer its customers these world-class rooting products that deliver the latest technology for improved plant rooting,” said George Grant, Griffin GGSPro Specialist.
“We recognize the value of the Hortus offering, and now with the addition of these products added to the Griffin portfolio, we can now offer a complete package of products and services to our customers.,” said Bill Riffey, Director of Sales for Griffin Greenhouse Supplies. The Hortus product offering will be shipped directly from our Woodridge, IL facility so we can keep freight rates at a minimum for our customers,” continued Riffey.
Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts are a US EPA-registered plant rooting product that have been used to propagate plants from cuttings more than thirty years. Hortus is also the exclusive U.S. importer of rooting products by Rhizopon bv, of Holland. Rhizopon is the world’s largest producer of rooting products since 1940. Production is at Rhizopon’s facility. Hortus USA and Rhizopon bv support products by an international team. New and improved rooting techniques are developed in U.S. and Dutch research facilities, universities, plant rooting stations, nurseries, and greenhouses.
“We are thrilled to have Griffin become our master distributor. With Griffin’s rich history of supporting greenhouse growers, I am confident that Griffin customers will capitalize on the many benefits of Hortus products,” said Joel Kroin, president of Hortus USA.
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