GrowGeneration Corp. (NASDAQ: GRWG), (“GrowGen” or the “Company”) the nation’s largest chain of specialty hydroponic and organic garden centers, today announced a strategic investment in Total Grow Control, a Houston-based controlled environment agriculture (CEA) engineering and manufacturing company specializing in facility design, nutrient delivery systems, water filtration solutions, and a complete integrated control platform operated from a cloud-based user interface.. As part of the transaction, GrowGen has the right to exercise an option to purchase 100% of the assets of Total Grow Control. Total Grow Control’s programmable control systems and software help growers automate their operations for efficiency, consistency, and uniformity. Total Grow Control’s signature offering, the Eden Environmental Control System, offers a comprehensive and easy-to-use customer interface that communicates with new and existing atmospheric controls and lighting systems.
“More than ever, commercial growers are turning to technology to streamline and optimize their operations,” said Darren Lampert, GrowGeneration’s CEO. “Total Grow Control’s plug and play systems and software, nutrient delivery systems, and water filtration solutions are unmatched, which is why they’re the perfect complement to GrowGen’s complete commercial cultivation outfitting offerings. We’ll continue to acquire best-in-class technology and platforms as we build out our commercial services and offerings.”
Founder and CEO, Derek Oxford stated, “Total Grow Control is excited to partner with GrowGeneration to offer the benefits of automation for all of GrowGeneration’s customers. GrowGeneration’s size and diverse customer base is just what Total Grow Control needs to offer solutions to a wide variety of growers. Our joint efforts will help all types of growers create efficient, uniform outcomes while saving needed resources.”
With Total Grow Control, an important part of GrowGen’s commercial operations, GrowGen’s customers will be able to use control systems and software to help automate and attain high efficiencies, consistency, and uniformity. Centralized automated systems collect multiple data points on every aspect of the grow cycle that can be stored, retrieved, and analyzed in an iterative process. This information can be used to produce uniform yields while reducing costs. The interpretation and the use of data in future production cycles have been developed with one mission in mind: to assist our customers in achieving the highest quality, consistency, and yield at the lowest possible cost.
Based in Houston TX since its founding in 2020, Total Grow Control’s PLC systems control temperature, humidity and lighting remotely, while also collecting data trends to duplicate conditions. “Eden”, Total Grow Control’s complete ecosystem control and monitoring system, offers a comprehensive and easy to use customer interface that communicates not only with the Eden system but also with growers existing atmospheric controls and lighting systems. Eden has remote access capability and distributive architecture to provide a superior solution in the industry.