Fluence and Proper Cannabis Partner, Introduce Advanced LED Lighting to Rising Midwestern Cannabis Market

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Fluence LED lighting technology chosen for Missouri’s first facility licensed to grow and manufacture medical cannabis under one roof AUSTIN, Texas & ROCK HILL, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fluence by OSRAM (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, and Proper Cannabis (Proper), a Rock Hill, Missouri-based cannabis cultivator and manufacturer, announced today the companies’ application of Fluence’s LED lighting solutions throughout Proper’s cultivation facility. Proper is headquartered in the booming Missouri cannabis market and operates a 90,000-square-foot cannabis cultivation and manufacturing facility. In early 2021, the fully vertical medical marijuana company was the first to earn a state license for growing and manufacturing cannabis in the same location. When designing plans for its facility, Proper identified Fluence’s LED technology as a priority for the company’s cultivation strategy. Today, Fluence fixtures illuminate 20,000 square feet of cannabis canopy in Proper’s cultivation rooms, enabling the company to improve plant production and produce a variety of medical products under three unique brands. “We observed LED lighting trends for years in Colorado, learning about the power and potential of the technology compared to HPS systems, and brought that knowledge back to our home state—the up-and-coming Missouri market,” said Matt LaBrier, COO and co-founder of Proper. “Fluence has always stood out as a leading expert in LED lighting. Partnering with Fluence’s trusted experts has not only produced results that continue to exceed our expectations, but also enabled us to focus intently on efficient cultivation practices that meet our ultimate goal of improving the lives of Missourians through medical cannabis.” Proper’s first cultivation cycle under Fluence lighting exceeded expectations. The first harvest yielded 10 percent more biomass than anticipated at approximately 60 grams per square foot. Fluence’s LED solutions also mitigated the heat and microclimate issues growers have historically battled…

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