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 …

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 …