FibreDust LLC looks to emerging markets, opens new offices

What started as a hobby for Sam Ahilan, founder of FibreDust, has turned into a company that provides quality coco coir to some of the world's largest growers. After more than a decade in business, Ahilan is now looking to emerging markets to further expand his network of customers. Within the last 15 months FibreDust has opened new offices and distribution centers in the Europe , China and Mexico and is present at a large number of tradeshows, worldwide.



With two processing facilities, one in Sri Lanka and one in India, and partnerships with five additional manufactures, Fibredust’coir can be found in many markets. “After years of dedication and persistence we now provides coco coir to some of the world's largest growers”, said Ahilan. “ And now after more than 12 years, we are looking to emerging markets to further expand our network of customers.”



Through a business relationships with Scotts, Sungrow, and many other industry leaders FibreDust has been able to reach millions of retail customers each year. “Professional growers also employ our coco coir," added Ahilan. “From leading ornamental growers to large scale vegetable growers, our coir can be found all over the industry. Smaller greenhouse growers and nursery’s make up the third portion of our sales.” Ahilan credits their production process, quality, production capacity and customer service with aiding their growth.

“Coir is a simple, natural product,” said Ahilan. “The issue is what you do to get consistent quality. For that, quality control is essential, hence quality control measures from the collection process all the way through the entire production process. Next to this we also have agronomists, both in the field and in the production factories, who research various combinations of coir to suit different growing conditions. That includes developing products specifically suited for new and emerging markets.”



FibreDust product line consists of but not limited to: Compressed coir blocks, Semi compressed coir bails, Coco chips in various grades, Grow bags in standard and custom blends (industry specific), Coir Elle pots, grow poles, weed mats, erosion control products, hanging baskets, fiber pots, and more.


For more information:
FibreDust LLC
Tim Larson
timlarson@fiberdust.com
34 Lazy Valley Road
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Office: 860-659-4333
Fax: 860-633-1444
www.fiberdust.com

 

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