06 Jul Fluence by OSRAM VYPR Top Light Series Named Finalist in Greenhouse Grower’s Technology of the Year Award
Fluence’s VYPR series top light solutions have enabled tens of millions of pounds of food production throughout the world and saved millions of dollars in energy costs
AUSTIN, Texas (July 6, 2021)—Fluence by OSRAM (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today its VYPR top light series has been named a finalist to Greenhouse Grower’s Technology of the Year award.
Greenhouse Grower’s Technology of the Year Award is presented annually to greenhouse industry suppliers who are developing new or time-tested innovations that make crop production more efficient while improving plant quality. The award recognizes excellence in categories such as lighting, automation, structures, data management, environmental controls, and more.
“We are thrilled to be recognized among other leading technology companies helping greenhouse cultivators grow smarter,” said Lorrie Schultz, senior vice president of marketing for Fluence. “The impact of Fluence’s VYPR series is best illustrated through the global network of thriving greenhouse growers experiencing record yields, decreased energy costs and beautiful fruit quality. LED technology is already enabling greenhouses to stay ahead of developing urbanization trends and curb the challenges arising from the increased strain on the global food supply chain. We’re proud to provide lighting solutions that effectively meet worldwide demand for fresh, healthy produce.”
Fluence’s expert scientists, lighting engineers and horticulture specialists developed the VYPR series of broad-spectrum LED lighting solutions to enable greenhouse growers to produce consistent, high-quality crops like tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce, bell peppers, strawberries and others without sacrificing energy consumption or human working conditions.
Featuring six PhysioSpec™️ spectra from broad-white to high-red, the VYPR top light series offers growers multiple spectrum choices, helping maximize crop growth in greenhouse and indoor settings. The VYPR top light series also offers higher efficacies (up to 3.8 µmol/J) and higher photosynthetic photon flux (PPF) (up to 2330 µmol/s) per fixture over comparable lighting technologies.
For more information on the VYPR series and Fluence’s extended portfolio of LED solutions, visit www.fluence.science.
About Fluence by OSRAM
Fluence Bioengineering, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of OSRAM, creates powerful and energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial crop production and research applications. Fluence is a leading LED lighting supplier in the global cannabis market and is committed to enabling more efficient crop production with the world’s top vertical farms and greenhouse produce growers. Fluence global headquarters are based in Austin, Texas, with its EMEA headquarters in Rotterdam, Netherlands. For more information about Fluence, visit https://fluence.science.