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    BWI Grower Technical Sales

    Philips lighting Horticulture LED Solutions adds BWI Grower Technical Sales to North America Partner Network

    September 8, 2017

    Eindhoven, The Netherlands – Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, has signed a partnership agreement with BWI Grower Technical Sales. BWI Grower Technical Sales, a division of BWI Companies, provides BWI customers with technical sales and support in the areas of greenhouse design and construction, irrigation design, automation, and greenhouse equipment. With the addition of the Philips Lighting Horticulture LED product offering, BWI Grower Technical Sales can now bring to their customers a broader offering of technical solutions.


    "We recognize the value of partnering with well-established horticulture suppliers and manufacturers to support our efforts to bring Philips Horticulture LED to greenhouse growers in a highly efficient manner," said Ron DeKok, Philips Horticulture LED Business Development Director. "BWI is a well-established supplier in the south and southwestern United States. Now, with the addition of Philips Horticulture LEDs to their product offering, the Grower Technical Sales division can offer a more complete package of technical products and services to their customers. And with the depth of BWI’s technical expertise, the partnership between Philips Lighting and BWI is a great fit and will help customers of BWI capitalize on the many benefits that come with growing under LEDs."

    For further information, please contact:


    Barbara Perzanowski

    Marketing Communications Specialist 
    Philips Horticultural LED Lighting North America


    About Philips Lighting

    Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting products, systems and services, delivers innovations that unlock business value, providing rich user experiences that help improve lives. Serving professional and consumer markets, we lead the industry in leveraging the Internet of Things to transform homes, buildings and urban spaces. With 2016 sales of EUR 7.1 billion, we have approximately 34,000 employees in over 70 countries. News from Philips Lighting is located at the Newsroom, Twitter and LinkedIn. Information for investors can be found on the Investor Relations page.

    About BWI

    Founded in 1958, BWI Companies currently distributes products and services for numerous segments, both wholesale and retail, in the horticulture industry including greenhouse growers, nursery growers, garden centers, and more in the mid-south and southeastern United States. The Grower Technical Sales (GTS) division is focused exclusively on technology solutions for greenhouse growers and includes greenhouses, irrigation, equipment, automation, coverings, chemical applicators and greenhouse lighting.

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