Smithers-Oasis’ Floralife® Express Clear 100 is Verified by FloraHolland for Astilbe

Floralife® Express Clear 100 passes stringent testing to receive verification for Astilbe. HASSELT, Belgium – May 3, 2018 – Smithers-Oasis Company, a worldwide leader in providing solutions throughout the plant and flower journey from propagation to presentation, recently received verification from FloraHolland for its Floralife® Express Clear 100 for post-harvest astilbe care. FloraHolland, the world renowned floral auction located in TheNetherlands,  is a Dutch cooperative of growers and the largest floral auction in the world. …

Smithers-Oasis Company Announces Partnership with Agrilyst

Oasis® Grower Solutions products included in Agrilyst software to help growers manage their business and supply chain. 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 its partnership with Agrilyst, leading provider of a software as a service (SaaS) product for greenhouses and vertical farms that allows growers to track crops, labor, inventory and other metrics. Oasis Grower Solutions …

Floralife® “Flowers Love Food Too!” Campaign Launches in Europe

New multi-platform marketing campaign promotes expanded Floralife® Express Technology product line in Europe HASSELT, Belgium – April 9, 2018 –Floralife®, a division of Smithers-Oasis Company, and worldwide leader in postharvest flower care and handling, announces a global integrated marketing promotion for its newly expanded Express Technology product line in Europe. The “Flowers Love Food Too!” campaign for Europe launches with a video that stresses the importance of proper hydration and nutrition for cut flowers, as well as …

FloraHolland Verfies Smithers-Oasis’ Floralife® Express Clear 100 For Roses

Floralife® Express Clear 100 passes stringent, year-long testing to receive verification. HASSELT, Belgium – March 15, 2018 – Smithers-Oasis Company, a worldwide leader in providing solutions throughout the plant and flower journey from propagation to presentation, recently received verification for its Floralife® Express Clear 100 for post-harvest rose care from FloraHolland.  FloraHolland, the world renowned floral auction located in The Netherlands, is a Dutch cooperative of growers and the largest floral auction in the world. Floralife® …

Smithers-Oasis Promotes Riffey to General Manager, Grower Operations – Americas, Europe and Africa

KENT, Ohio – March 2018 – Smithers-Oasis Company, a worldwide leader in providing solutions throughout the plant and flower supply chain from propagation to consumer, announces the promotion of William (Bill) Riffey to general manager, grower operations – Americas, Europe and Africa. The organizational change is part of a strategic plan to significantly increase Smithers-Oasis’ brand Oasis®Grower Solutions’ sales through a channel-focused effort. Bringing more than 30 years of experience to the position, Riffey has …

Smithers-Oasis Offers Free Webinar on Managing Ethylene Risk in the Supply Chain

Webinar will address economic risks and potential losses caused by ethylene, conditions that create ethylene, as well as solutions for shielding plants from ethylene. KENT, Ohio – February 27, 2018 – Smithers-Oasis Company, a worldwide leader in providing solutions throughout the plant and flower journey from propagation to presentation, is hosting a free webinar for those interested in learning how to manage ethylene risk in the supply chain. Sponsored by Smithers-Oasis’ Floralife® and Oasis® Grower …

Floralife® “It Doesn’t Matter How You Do It” Video Romances the Use of Flower Food by Motivating Retailers With Creative Placement and Application of Floralife® Express Technology Sachets

Innovative Express Technology encourages floral businesses to inform consumers on the advantages of flower food in order to leverage repeat customers WALTERBORO, S.C. – December 19, 2017 – Smithers-Oasis Company, a worldwide leader in providing solutions throughout the plant and flower journey from propagation to presentation, is introducing its new Floralife® video, “Did you know… it doesn’t matter how you do it,” to motivate retailers to show off Floralife® Express flower food sachets to emphasize the …

Handy Floral Products Transitions Business to Smithers-Oasis

KENT, OH (October 13, 2017) – Smithers-Oasis has entered into an agreement with Handy Floral Products under which Handy Floral will transition its business to Smithers-Oasis. The succession plan allows for a seamless transition of the products and services Handy Floral customers have come to expect while joining the Smithers-Oasis family of brands. Handy Floral Products became a provider of accessories for wedding, prom and other events over the past thirty years. With hundreds of …

Greening the Floral Industry with OASIS® Floral Foam Maxlife with Enhanced Biodegradability

The most recognized and trusted brand for floriculture products introduces the next level of sustainability KENT, Ohio – Responding to consumer trends and the demands of its customers, Smithers-Oasis is introducing the latest generation of OASIS® Floral Foam Maxlife, the world’s first floral foam with Enhanced Biodegradability. All OASIS® Floral Foam Maxlife made today now feature Enhanced Biodegradability. According to Environmental Leader, 71 percent of Americans consider the environment when they shop. As a result, today’s consumers are …

Smithers-Oasis Appoints General Manager and Vice President of Strategic Business Development

KENT, Ohio, October 15, 2014 – Smithers-Oasis Company announces the appointment of Anne M. Stewart to general manager and Robert M. Williams II to vice president of strategic business development for the North American floral group. Stewart will have responsibility for the floral products operations in North America and Williams will be responsible for identifying emerging business opportunities. Both will report to Robin M. Kilbride, president and CEO. Prior to joining Smithers-Oasis Company, Stewart served …