PIPP Horticulture, a provider of multi–level mobile cultivation systems, has acquired Vineland, Ontario-based GGS Structures GGS is a manufacturer of quality greenhouses and turnkey greenhouse growing solutions, including traditional rolling benches, heating and ventilation systems, and curtain systems.
"With decades of experience as a manufacturer of greenhouse structures to the horticulture industry, we could not be more thrilled to welcome the entire GGS team to the PIPP family of companies," said Craig Umans, PIPP president and CEO. "Not only are they known for innovation and quality products, GGS consistently delivers value to its customers. They are the ideal addition for PIPP's next phase of international growth."
"PIPP's vertical farming and space optimization solutions combined with our expertise in designing, manufacturing and installing commercial greenhouse structures will allow us to offer growers a complete and efficient solution," said Coulter. "Becoming part of PIPP Horticulture is the perfect evolution for GGS. It will provide us with the opportunity to build an even more expansive platform to serve our customers."
"The goal of becoming the leading solutions supplier to the horticulture industry is becoming a reality for PIPP," "They are in tune with their industry and their customer base and are making smart acquisitions that add value to their global brand. Novacap is very proud to be part of the process and growth of this innovative solutions provider," said Marc Paiement, Senior Partner at Novacap, the Canadian private equity firm that has owned a majority interest in PIPP since 2012.
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