GGS Structures Partners with Illumitex in Canadian Horticulture Market

AUSTIN, TEXAS — April 2, 2014    Austin, Texas-based LED lighting manufacturer Illumitex, Inc. has partnered with world-class greenhouse manufacturer GGS Structures Inc. of Ontario, Canada.  The strategic alliance between the two companies will combine the most innovative horticultural lighting available with a greenhouse industry giant known the world over.  The new team will provide complete growing solutions to all horticulture markets including vegetable, flower and medicinal cannabis in both greenhouse and controlled environment agriculture applications.

Grand Opening of AAFC London Research Centre - A GGS/JGS Project

The Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) just opened a $10 million state-of-the-art research greenhouse facility in London Ontario, designed in part and built by JGS Limited, and manufactured by GGS. It is the newest addition to the Southern Crop Protection and Food Research Centre (SCPFRC). This research facility will greatly benefit growers, as the work done in this laboratory greenhouse is aimed at improving crop quality, productivity, and disease/insect resistance.

Up to $18.9 million in funding for manufacturers (St. Catharines Standard)

St. Catharines - Several years ago, GGS Structures Inc. in Vineland Station had just bought two companies. It was expanding at a dizzying speed.

The exporting greenhouse structure and parts manufacturer badly needed to update its inventory system. It took an investment of more than $100,000 to make that happen, half of which came through federal grant money to help smaller Ontario manufacturers boost productivity.

Growers Greenhouse Supplies Inc.: Nourishing Innovation within its Field (Canadian Business Executive)

Summer 2010 - In a general sense, Coulter runs GGS Structures Inc., a greenhouse building designer for the horticultural and agricultural industries, and Niagrow Systems Ltd., which creates heating systems for greenhouses. Meanwhile, Harrison is still senior management and oversees JGS Limited, which specializes in greenhouses for research purposes at universities and laboratories, and he maintains the day-to-day operations of the overall company. However, GGS is not the type of place that gets hung up on status. “We don’t really use titles. We’re a family business and I’ve grown up through the business doing different jobs, so we all just kind of do what we need to do here,” Coulter explains. Niagrow and JGS were added to GGS during 2009.

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