About Innovative Growers Equipment Inc

About IGE

Specialists in building custom Ebb & Flow greenhouse benches, matching expanded metal benches, and providing complementary equipment to growers of quality plants throughout North America. All our benches are custom made to order to fit our customer’s exact needs.

Our staff has over 25 years of combined experience in designing, engineering, and building custom Ebb & Flow benches, as well as matching expanded metal benches and the finest display benches for growers and garden center retailers. Please let us help you make your business more efficient and profitable.

Steel, Aluminum, Stainless Steel Factory

  • 250,000 sq. ft. US Facility
  • 15,000 Sq. ft. Canadian Facility & Showroom
  • Offices in US and Canada over 100 Employees
  • American Materials and Manufacturing
  • Robotic welding stations for efficient workflow
  • Precision CNC Machine Centers for automated milling
  • Hyd-Mech Bundle Cutting Systems
  • Robotic Plastic Manufacturing
  • Automated LED & Electronic Manufacturing
  • Plasma Cutting Systems
  • Full Shipping and Delivery throughout the global market

In November 2021, IGE became a proud Hydrofarm Brand. Hydrofarm is a leading distributor and manufacturer of controlled environment agriculture equipment and supplies. For more than 40 years, Hydrofarm has helped growers in the U.S. and Canadian markets make growing easier and more productive. The Company’s mission is to empower growers, farmers and cultivators with products that enable greater quality, efficiency, consistency and speed in their grow projects.

Chris Mayer

President / CEO

Chris founded the company in 2016 with his business partner and they have grown the business to over 100 employees. 

Bruze Zierk

Bruce Zierk

Operations Manager

Co-owner and Operations Manager with over 30 years of experience in greenhouse and growing operations.

Our Team

Sycamore Office

Cassidy Mayer

Office Manager

Sandra Alexander


Teri Auberg

Inventory Operations

Mark Mayer

Production Manager

Connie Mayer

Human Resources

Tyler Feltz

AutoCAD Designer

Debra Holman

Shipping Coordinator

Brian Mayer

Brian Mayer

IT Manager

Kyle Retorski

Production Supervisor

Zach Garbacz

Welding Supervisor

Matt Beason

Aluminum Supervisor

Bret Ostrom

Quality Control Supervisor

Sean Bittenbender

Shipping Manager