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Last Updated: 2014-12-15

Plant Products Inc.

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Legal Name:   Plant Products Inc.
Operating Name:   Plant Products Inc.
Alternate Name:   MGS Horticultural Inc.
 
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 33
Main Stn
LEAMINGTON, Ontario
N8H 3W1
Location Address
50 Hazelton St
LEAMINGTON, Ontario
N8H 1B8
 
Telephone: (519) 326-9037
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-387-2449
Fax: (519) 326-9290
Email: kelly.devaere@plantproducts.com
Website URL: http://www.plantproducts.com 
 
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Contact information

 
Kelly Devaere
  Title:   Representative
  Area of Responsibility:   Research/Development/Engineering
  Telephone:   (519) 329-9037
  Fax:   (519) 326-9290
  Email:   kelly.devaere@plantproducts.com
 
 
Chris Stickles
  Title:   President
  Area of Responsibility:   Management Executive
  Telephone:   (519) 329-9037
  Fax:   (519) 326-9290
  Email:   chris.stickles@plantproducts.com
 

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Company description

 
Plant Products Inc. is a distributor of consumable goods for the professional turf, nursery, specialty agriculture and greenhouse markets in Canada. Providing these markets with innovative pest control solutions and fertility programs, plus sourcing unique products from all over the world. Plant Products also offers a complete marketing and regulatory service for companies willing to partner with us.
Since 2008 Plant Products has been active in the United States calling on Greenhouse customers to provide IPM solutions and custom fertilizers options for our expanding customer base.
 
Country of Ownership: Canada  
Year Established: 1941
Exporting: Yes  
Primary Industry (NAICS): 418390 - Agricultural Chemical and Other Farm Supplies Wholesaler-Distributors
Primary Business Activity: Trading House / Wholesaler / Agent and Distributor  
Total Sales ($CDN): $25,000,000 to $49,999,999 
Export Sales ($CDN): $1,000,000 to $4,999,999 
Number of Employees: 100 

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Product / Service / Licensing

 
Product Name: BASIC FERTILIZER MATERIAL
 
Plant Products has a complete line of basic fertilizing materials in both agricultural and greenhouse grades.

 
Product Name: BIOLOGICAL PEST CONTROL AGENTS
 
Plant Products is a leading supplier of Biological Control products. Biological controls are becoming increasingly popular with no re-entry interval, no phytotoxicity, no development of resistance, and no safety issues. Plant Products distributes beneficial insects and mites, beneficial nematodes, and bumblebees for pollination.
Bio-pesticide application via pollinators (bumblebees) is a new trend that Plant Products is a key partner to its success.

 
Product Name: DISINFECTION AND CLEANERS
 
Plant Products is your one stop for end of season cleaners and disinfecting products.

 
Product Name: FERTILIZER TRACE ELEMENTS
 
A complete line of micronutrients in the chelated form (EDTA, DTPA or EDDHA) and in non-chelate form.

 
Product Name: FUNGICIDES
 
A complete line of fungicides, both conventional and biological, for use in greenhouses, outdoor ornamentals, turf and specialty agriculture.

 
Product Name: HERBICIDES
 
An extensive portfolio of herbicides for all the markets served. Many that are allowed under provincial cosmetic bans.

 
Product Name: INSECTICIDES
 
A complete line of insecticides for greenhouse, turf and outdoor use on vegetables and ornamentals. New developments in bio-insecticides that have promising results.

 
Product Name: MITICIDES
 
A complete line of miticides for use in horticulture.

 
Product Name: PLANT-PROD WATER SOLUBLE FERTILIZER
 
Plant Products Inc. is the exclusive distributor for Plant Prod and Plant Prod Solutions branded fertilizer. See our website for complete listings.

 
Product Name: SEED
 
Plant Products has launched its new SELECTUS brand line of turf seed products for sod, golf, landscape and agriculture. Drawn from the leading seed growers in North America, Selectus brand seed represents the best of the best.

Plant Products Inc. is the exclusive Canadian and United States of America distributor of Syngenta Active Greenhouse Vegetable Seed.

 
Product Name: TURF CARE PRODUCTS
 
Specialized turf fertilizers, pesticides and seed for use on golf courses, sports fields and lawn care.

 

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Technology profile

Plant Products has developed MGS Select custom fertilizer. It is a set of processes and fertilizer layering that is designed to customize the end users fertility while insuring the checks and balance that the formulas meet a specific set of parameters.


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Market profile

Alliances:

  • Sales/Marketing
  • Technology

Strategic alliances:

Plant Products Inc. along with partner Terralink Horticulture Inc. has formed a distribution organization called CanHorta™ (Canadian Horticulture Alliance).

CanHorta was created to provide simple, coordinated and complete cross-Canada distribution services for its vendor partners. As local distributors marketing and selling directly to end-users, the CanHorta Alliance is the only distribution organization that has an established customer base and presence in all the major specialty horticulture markets in Canada, including Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec.

With channel partners in every province in Canada, Plant Products has ensured that plant nutrition and plant protection products are available to every grower, from the smallest operations to the larger greenhouse complexes across the nation.

Industry sector market interests:

  • Agriculture

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