About Us

Our Mission

Sun Gro® Horticulture’s mission is to be an industry leader in soilless
growing mixes, serving horticultural professionals, retailers, and
gardeners with superior quality, branded growing mixes that yield
exceptional results.

About Us

Sun Gro® Horticulture is one of the most prominent North American horticultural companies, employing over 800 staff and serving customers worldwide. Since its humble beginnings in 1929, it has become the leading supplier of soilless growing mixes to North America’s top 100 greenhouse and nursery growers, shipping over 70,000 truckloads of product annually. Sun Gro products are made to exacting standards and conform to high product quality and performance criteria.

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Core Values

Long-Term thinking frames our decision-making to help secure a brighter future.

Integrity defines how we do what we say.

Performance ensures we will never stop trying to improve ourselves.

Agility combined with knowledge helps us deliver sound decisions quickly.

Sharing Knowledge helps us find ways to improve our business for the benefit of all.

Humility creates honest, open and respectful relationships between all.

Timeline

  • 1920s

  • 1930s

  • 1940s

  • 1960s

  • 1970s

  • 1980s

  • 1990s

  • 2000s

  • 2010s

  • 2020s

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Sales and Services

Unmatched technical and sales support sets Sun Gro® Horticulture apart. Our dedicated sales team serves national and international customers, and eight customer service centers operate in every major North American time zone. As an added benefit, Sun Gro’s exemplary Research & Development and Technical Support teams are on call to help professional growers troubleshoot and make the most of Sun Gro® products.

Locations

Over 800 employees serve Sun Gro® Horticulture industries and communities across North America. Our many scientists, technicians, managers, facilities workers, and sales professionals are the heart of our company. We operate a network of 25 production/distribution facilities across Canada and the United States and take pride in the high-quality jobs that we offer everyday people in small towns and rural areas. In turn, we are exceedingly proud of our team of employees who make it a priority every day to carry out Sun Gro’s stewardship of peatlands, ensuring that this abundant resource will be available for future generations.

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Safety

Sun Gro Horticulture provides safe operating environments for its peat harvesting operations as well as its production and distribution facilities operations. We are Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliant, maintain safety manuals, and provide staff with regular safety training.

For urgent health and safety issues, please visit Sun Gro’s third-party anonymous reporting hotline: 1-855-238-0660.

Supplier Code of Ethics

Sun Gro Horticulture is committed to conduct business ins a professional, honest and ethical manner, and comply with the law wherever it conducts business. Our company expects all its suppliers to conduct their business in a professional, honest and ethical manner, and to comply with all applicable laws wherever they do business. This includes laws relating to employment, human rights, the environment, and health and safety. Sun Gro will not conduct business with suppliers that do not comply with the expectations defined in our Code of Ethics. Sun Gro Horticulture reserves the right to update its Supplier Code of Ethics from time to time.

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