Pipp Horticulture announced that it had acquired the GGS Group of Companies (GGS).
Pipp Horticulture, a division of Pipp Mobile Storage Systems, Inc., announced that it had acquired the GGS Group of Companies (GGS), which manufactures greenhouses and provides turnkey greenhouse growing solutions including traditional rolling benches, heating, ventilation systems, and curtain systems.
“We are thrilled to welcome the entire GGS team to the Pipp family of companies," said Craig Umans, Pipp president and CEO. "GGS has decades of experience manufacturing greenhouse structures and has become a leading supplier to the horticulture industry. The company has consistently impressed us with its ability to deliver value to its customers, and we look forward to our next phase of growth.”
“We are pleased to partner with PIPP as we build an even more expansive platform to serve our customers.” said Leigh Coulter, president and owner of GGS. “Our expertise in designing, manufacturing and installing commercial greenhouse structures, combined with Pipp's state-of-the-art vertical farming and space optimization solutions, will allow us to offer North American growers a complete and efficient solution.”
“We are delighted to see two such complementary companies come together today. This acquisition is another step in Pipp's strategy to become the leading supplier of turnkey solutions to all segments of horticulture globally," said Marc Paiement, senior partner at Novacap. "We look forward to continuing to work with them throughout this process, providing support and expertise to help them achieve their goal."
Pipp Horticulture’s mission for the past several years has been to assist cultivators all over the world save time and money by creating a more efficient grow facility and help streamline operations. The multi-level mobile cultivation systems company developed a product line to serve the cultivation market and also acquired companies such as, GGS and Vertical Air Solutions, which is a leading provider of air circulation systems for indoor vertical farming.
Following the acquisitions, Coulter will remain president and CEO and operations will remain under the GGS banner.