Valoya Announces Addition of a Former Conviron VP to Its Board of Directors

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Valoya, the Finnish LED grow lights manufacturer has been steadily growing since its founding 11 years ago. Its Board of Directors will now be strengthened with the addition of Mr. Bill Mukanik, former VP Client Services at Conviron, one of the world’s leading growth chamber manufacturers and also Valoya’s long term partner. Mr. Mukanik brings to Valoya’s Board of Directors team over 40 years of experience in the crop science market.

Bill Mukanik Conviron Valoya


I look forward to working with Valoya to expand their presence and market share in North America. Having successfully integrated their LEDs for many years, I witnessed firsthand their ability to understand a client’s needs and then provide proven, research-driven solutions. I am confident that this capability, along with their desire to provide exceptional value, will lead to even greater success. – Bill Mukanik

Mr. Mukanik’s longlasting experience in the crop science market will help Valoya solidify its position as the global leader of horticultural LED lighting solutions for this segment. As a highly respected and seasoned executive with valuable understanding of the needs of the crop science customers, Mr. Mukanik will help Valoya serve this market even better. This addition to the Board of Directors comes at the stage of company’s rapid development.

“I am very pleased and honored, that Bill joins our Board of Directors. He brings very valuable and relevant knowledge and vision to Valoya. He has an extensive global network and unsurpassed insight into the North American indoor growing and plant research markets. I have had the pleasure of working with him already many years in another capacity and now I am happy to continue working with him in his role as a Valoya board member” comments Lars Aikala, the CEO and Co-Founder of Valoya.


About Valoya

Valoya is a provider of high end, energy efficient LED grow lights for use in crop science, vertical farming and medicinal plants cultivation. Valoya LED grow lights have been developed using Valoya’s proprietary LED technology and extensive plant photobiology research. Valoya’s customer base includes numerous vertical farms, greenhouses and research institutions all over the world (including 8 out of 10 world’s largest agricultural companies).

The blog posts are written by Valoya’s biologists and engineers. All of the content is original and is aimed at helping growers and researchers get a better understanding of the LED grow light technology.


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