RELEASE: Profile® Products acquires Quick Plug from Dümmen Orange to expand its reach into plant propagation

With the acquisition of Quick Plug, Profile Products expands its strong line of horticulture products and establishes the company's position in the controlled environment agriculture space.

RELEASE: Profile® Products acquires Quick Plug from Dümmen Orange to expand its reach into plant propagation

With the acquisition of Quick Plug, Profile Products expands its strong line of horticulture products and establishes the company's position in the controlled environment agriculture space.

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. and DE LIER, The Netherlands, Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Profile® Products announced the acquisition of Quick Plug, a leading manufacturer of attached growing media for plant propagation. This acquisition of Dümmen Orange, a leading Netherlands-based floriculture company, includes all of Quick Plug's products, technologies and employees, as well as best-in-class facilities in the Netherlands, Canada and Oregon, USA. .

"With the addition of Quick Plug, we are able to not only expand our offering to current ornamental customers and the controlled environment agriculture market, but support food production to ensure food safety around the world," said Jim Tanner, CEO of Profile Products. "We are excited to recruit a like-minded team that shares our strategic vision of growth through innovative technology to deliver reliable products."

"Initially focused on improving the propagation of tropical plants, Quick Plug has successfully grown and developed its portfolio beyond the horticultural sector," said Hugo Noordhoek Hegt, CEO of Dümmen Orange. "With the acquisition by Profile Products, we believe Quick Plug has found a great new home for further expansion. Dümmen Orange will continue to focus on its core activities in horticultural breeding and propagation."

The acquisition expands Profile's growing media product portfolio beyond the essential inputs of peat, coir, controlled release fertilizer and HydraFiber® advanced substrate. Quick Plug stabilized media products increase germination rates and effectively manage water to create healthy root systems and robust growth. By combining the expertise and innovative products of Quick Plug and Profile, customers will be able to create optimal growing media solutions to support urban food production and enhance the cultivation of all young plants.

As the fourth acquisition in two years, and the second in three months, Profile's horticulture division is growing rapidly. The company will soon open a new manufacturing plant to further increase production. With the acquisition of Quick Plug, Profile further strengthens its position as a trusted supplier of sustainable products.

"We are proud to join the hard-working team at Profile, who share our vision of bringing sustainable solutions to meet growers' needs," said Brian Kura, Quick Plug's CEO. "By combining our product and technology offerings, we can provide better customer focus and innovative product solutions."

Quick Plug joins Profile's extensive global footprint, which includes proven technologies for erosion control, horticulture, specialty agriculture, sports field conditioning, and golf course construction and maintenance.

About Profile Products

Headquartered in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, PROFILE Products LLC is a leading developer and manufacturer of highly engineered specialty agriscience materials that promote environmental sustainability while delivering superior performance for horticulture, erosion control, sports turf and other specialty applications. Profile's mission is to constantly help our clients establish sustainable green spaces through water and soil management and plant establishment. We achieve this by bringing our expert people, proven products, innovative technology and personal on-site services to holistically meet real-world applications, ensuring success in any environment. For more information, call (800) 508-8681, 1-847-215-1144, email info@profileproducts.com or visit profileproducts.com.

About Quick Plug

Quick Plug combines the strengths of Grow-Tech Inc. (United States), Quick Plug (Netherlands) and Omni Growing Solutions (United States). These three companies form an independent group that operates in the global market for rooting substrates. With our combined network of production and distribution facilities, we are uniquely positioned to serve commercial growers and wholesalers around the world. This collaboration brings together 75 years of combined knowledge and experience. Quick Plug offers a wide range of products and formulations for growing young plants. For more information, visit na.quickplug.global.

About Dümmen Orange

Dümmen Orange is a world leader in the breeding and propagation of cut flowers, bulbs, tropical plants, pot plants, bedding plants and perennials. Its annual turnover is about 370 million euros. The company has 7,500 employees worldwide. In addition to an extensive marketing and sales network, Dümmen Orange has a diversified network of specialized production centers and a world-class R & D team that develops innovative and value-added products for customers. The key to Dümmen Orange's success is a broad and deep product range, supported by a global supply chain. The company assumes its social responsibilities and invests in the health, safety and personal development of its employees, as well as the sector it serves. For more information, visit na.dummenorange.com.

Contacto Profile Products: Jenna JaynesSwanson Russell402-437-6406jennaj@swansonrussell.com

Contact Dümmen Orange: Willem Meijers 31 6 82760165w.meijers@dummenorange.com

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