Announcements

Job offersmore »

Tweeting Growers

Top 5 - yesterday

  • No news has been published yesterday.

Top 5 - last week

Top 5 - last month

Exchange ratesmore »




New lights for Dutch grower Royal Pride

"Lower failure rate, better quality and lifetime"

Dutch grower Royal Pride from Middenmeer is going to expand the test with 1000 Watt electronics from Aruna Holland replacing the old circuit boards. With this step, the replacement at Royal Pride by Aruna last year, 9,000 units of high pressure sodium lamps, gets a follow up. With the introduction of an electronic driver, the product offering of Aruna Holland for high pressure sodium makes it possible for growers to use a complete system (lamp and ballast combination) from Aruna.



Tomato grower Frank van Kleef: “The replacement by Aruna last year has proven itself once again throughout the season. The initial failure rate is lower than that we are used to, and in addition the quality and lifetime are superior. The Aruna circuit boards that we now have tested work very well and on the basis of the results we are confident that we are making the right choice with the electronics. We will not changeover entirely, because we first want to see that the electronics also sustains another season. Yet, on the basis of the first-year result, we extend the use with 2.000 units.”

“The most important reason that we have started looking for a new supplier is that we have not been satisfied on the quality of the current electronics. A nice additional advantage of the systems of Aruna Holland is their lower cost.”, says Van Kleef.

“The addition of an electronic driver to our high-pressure sodium portfolio has had our attention from the beginning and we are proud that we now can offer this to our customers.”, explains Jeroen van Velzen, manager of Aruna Lighting. “The systems are electrically and mechanically fully compatible with existing fixtures and can be used without any trouble. And moreover, there’s no need for users to be concerned about warranty limitations since our warranty also applies when the driver is used in combination with lamps of another brand. Although we like it most when customers choose our lamps of course!” smiles Van Velzen.

Behind the scenes, Aruna Holland is working rapidly further to develop a digital dimmable system, that can be used in combination with LED fixtures. This way, a flexible system will allow the user to optimize the best combination of radiated heat, light and light color throughout the seasons.

For more information:
Aruna Lighting
Korte Huifakkerstraat 4A
4815 PS Breda
Netherlands
T. +31 76 56 23 767
info@arunalighting.com
www.arunalighting.com

Publication date: 9/7/2017

 


 

Other news in this sector:

7/20/2018 Indian growers get acquainted with hydroponics
7/20/2018 Where does my family actually work?
7/20/2018 Malaysia: Grower turns two pots into strawberry farm
7/20/2018 CAN (ON): Taking peppers to the next level
7/19/2018 "No more constant deliberation about screens provides peace of mind"
7/18/2018 UAE minister visits Certhon Innovation Centre
7/18/2018 MacAulay concludes first part of 'Growing Canadian Agriculture' Tour
7/18/2018 US: Over $1 million awarded in academic scholarship program
7/17/2018 Japanese 'tourist farms' attracting foreign visitors
7/17/2018 Canadian peppers take home innovation awards
7/16/2018 Applications open for Nuffield International Farming Scholarships
7/16/2018 "Ensuring quality of a 42-acre greenhouse involves some pretty long days"
7/16/2018 US (CA): Southeast Asian farmers on trend with new ‘superfood’
7/13/2018 Security camera reveals Montreal tomato thief
7/13/2018 US (CO): Grand Valley businesses conserve water any way they can
7/13/2018 UK: Soft fruit business launched as LEAF Demonstration Farm
7/12/2018 "You’re never too young to make a difference"
7/12/2018 Canada: BDC Capital invests in Lufa Farms
7/11/2018 Rain affects Mexican hot pepper supplies
7/11/2018 CAN (ON): Ken Forth to receive honorary degree at University of Guelph