Co-CEO and Co-Owner, Metrolina Greenhouses
Art Van Wingerden is Co-CEO and Co-Owner of Metrolina Greenhouses, a large and progressive greenhouse operation with facilities in Huntersville, NC, and York, SC. Van Wingerden takes an active role in designing new automation equipment and technology, working closely with equipment manufacturers to develop solutions. Many of these technologies have been implemented not only at Metrolina’s vast facilities, which total 7.5 million square feet of environmentally controlled greenhouse space, but also in greenhouse operations throughout the country. He also devotes time to visiting Metrolina’s vast network of contract growers, ensuring that top quality product is delivered to the company’s customers.
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