Founded in 2009, Hort Americas works closely with manufacturers to bring quality, technically advanced and cost effective products to greenhouse growers in Canada, the United States, the Caribbean and Mexico.
Headquartered in Fort Worth (Texas, USA) Hort Americas has partnered with the Dutch Company Horticoop Bv(see www.horticoop.com for more info about the parent company) to ensure top level technical support, global perspective and corporate stability. Hort Americas also has staff strategically located to make sure we reliably service the local needs of our customer base.
Hort Americas is currently manufacturing orchid substrates, hydroponic fertilizers and is a trusted Horticultural LED Grow Light Supplier. Hort Americas is also a well trusted partner of GE Current, A Daintree Company and Grodan, as well as many other industry leading suppliers.
Currently Hort Americas is offering these unique items:
- Hort Americas Orchid Mix
- Hort Americas Hydroponic Fertilizer
- The GrowRack
- Current, Powered By GE LED Grow Lights
- eBook: Tomato Greenhouse Roadmap
- eBook: The Organic Hydroponics Guide
Hort Americas is constantly working on developing and designing products and tools that will help lead and inspire future horticulturalist and farmers.
Chris Higgins, General Manager
With over 20 years of experience, Chris is dedicated to the horticulture and niche agriculture industries. He is inspired by the current opportunities for continued innovation in the field of controlled environment agriculture. He is dedicated to creating change through a variety of non-profit and community minded projects. From educational content projects like Urban Ag News to supporting work at The Ohio State University, The University of Arizona and North Carolina State University to the support of the Green Bronx Machine, Big Tex Urban Farms and Feeding America. Chris is focused on a better future through access to information, education and fresh and healthy food.
Gabrielle Verdon, Client Services Manager & Marketing
Gabrielle graduated in marketing at Dawson College in Montreal as well as the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. Throughout her journey in the commercial lighting business segment, she managed major accounts of professionals including architects and engineers. She is a customer-focused driven leader assisting clients achieve their stated project initiatives. Her outgoing and bubbly personality enables her to effectively work with all levels of customer and vendor stakeholders. She has over 10 years of sales and marketing experience and is also responsible for marketing at Hort Americas Canada.