EthylBloc™ Sachets Inhibit Adverse Effects from Ethylene and Protect the Supply Chain

EthylBloc™ Sachets keep flowers and plants fresh during transport and storage.   KENT, OHIO – April 2019 – OASIS® Grower Solutions, a division of Smithers-Oasis Company, offers its EthylBloc™ Sachets, a patented, EPA approved ethylene action inhibitor designed to keep flowers and plants fresh during transport and storage.   EthylBloc™ sachets inhibit the negative effects of ethylene (the natural gas produced by plants, flowers, fruits and vegetables) including premature wilting, leaf yellowing, premature opening and …

Smithers-Oasis Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Certification demonstrates commitment to continuous improvement and customer satisfaction. KENT, OHIO – November 2018 – Smithers-Oasis, a worldwide leader in providing solutions throughout the plant and flower supply chain from propagation to consumer, announces that its Kent, Ohio headquarters and facilities have been certified under ISO 9001:2015 as of September 6, 2018. The company earned its certification and has been audited and registered by Bureau Veritas, a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection and certification …

FLORALIFE® Awarded Pick n Pay’s 2018 Horticulture Support Supplier of the Year

Company recognized for improving retailer’s sales volume and quality and decreasing waste within its floral department. WALTERBORO, S.C. – November 2018 – FLORALIFE®, a division of Smithers-Oasis Company, and worldwide leader in providing solutions throughout the plant and flower journey from propagation to presentation, was recently awarded “2018 Horticulture Support Supplier of the Year” by Pick n Pay, headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. Pick n Pay is the second largest supermarket chain store in …

FLORALIFE® and OASIS® Grower Solutions Acquire Library of 20,000+ Research, Technical and Trade Journal Articles

KENT, OHIO – October 2018 – FLORALIFE® and OASIS®Grower Solutions, divisions of Smithers-Oasis Company, a worldwide leader in providing solutions throughout the plant and flower supply chain from propagation to consumer, have recently purchased a library database of research, technical and trade journal articles on horticulture-related topics. The database, a consortium of 40 years, contains more than 20,000 articles on ornamental plants, as well as fruits and vegetables, and can be searched by key words, …

OASIS® Grower Solutions Offers Terra Plug Bonded Growing Media Formulated with Soax® Advanced Wetting Agent

OASIS® Terra Plug with Soax® Advanced liquid wetting agent allows superior cutting hydration and uniform wetting and rewetting. KENT, OHIO – September 2018 – Oasis Grower Solutions, a division of Smithers- Oasis Company is now offering its OASIS® Terra Plug bonded media with Soax® Advanced liquid wetting agent that allows superior cutting hydration and uniform wetting and rewetting of the plugs. Terra Plugs are a bonded media made by loose filling propagation trays and stabilizing …

New FLORALIFE® “Flower Food for Thought” Packet Designs Inspire Consumers to Engage with Their Floral Purchases

Unique and fun flower food packet designs provide education for the entire floral industry. WALTERBORO, S.C. – September 2018 – FLORALIFE®, a division of Smithers-Oasis Company, and worldwide leader in providing solutions throughout the plant and flower journey from propagation to presentation, is launching “Flower Food for Thought” unique packaging designs for its flower food packets. The new program was developed to educate and engage consumers in their floral purchases and impart good care and …

OASIS® Grower Solutions Horticubes® Retail Pack Offers Growers Foam Media for Fast, Clean and Consistent Growing for Hydroponics

Oasis® Horticubes retail packs ideal for smaller and hobby growers, as well as larger growers to use for trials.. KENT, OHIO – August 2018 – Smithers-Oasis Company offers a new retail pack of its Oasis® Grower Solutions Horticubes® growing media, a lower density and higher drainage foam that is specially engineered for hydroponic seed germination of vegetables and herbs. Horticubes higher drainage design helps to maintain an ideal air-to-water balance, even under heavy watering conditions. …

OASIS® Grower Solutions Rootcubes Retail Pack Offers Growers Engineered Growing Media for Increased Rooting Success

Oasis® Rootcubes retail packs appeal to smaller and hobby growers. KENT, OHIO – May 2018 – Smithers-Oasis Company offers a new retail pack of its Oasis® Grower Solutions Rootcubes® foam media, an engineered growing media for increased rooting success. The new retail pack is availablein two sizes, a 104-count sheet and 50-count sheet, both containing two sheets of the foam media per box. Designed with smaller or hobby growers in mind, the Rootcubes packs are …

Smithers-Oasis Announces Cervantes as Oasis Grower Solutions Territory Sales Manager for Spain and Portugal

KENT, Ohio – May 2018 – Smithers-Oasis Company, a worldwide leader in providing solutions throughout the plant and flower supply chain from propagation to consumer, announces the appointment of David Cervantes to territory sales manager, Oasis Grower Solutions. In the position, Cervantes plans to develop new markets in Spain and Portugal, cultivate distributors and provide customer technical support. Prior to joining Smithers-Oasis Company, Cervantes was employed at Semilleros Vica plant in Almeria, Spain. “The appointment …

SMITHERS-OASIS ENTERS PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH MILTON ADLER COMPANY

  KENT, OH (April 2, 2018) – Smithers-Oasis Company has entered into a purchase agreement with Milton Adler Company of Atlantic City, NJ, a longtime manufacturer and supplier to the floral industry, effective immediately. With this purchase, Smithers-Oasis continues to add to its wedding and seasonal gift items. The succession plan allows for a seamless transition of the quality products and services Milton Adler customers have come to expect including Atlantic, Stemson’s and Miss Petite …