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Our business operations and the COVID-19 outbreak 

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As we continue to receive news about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on the world, we want to update you on our response. ONCE® remains open for business and is committed to offering lighting solutions that unlock the potential of light for healthier and more productive animals. The health and well-being of our team is […]
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Improving Sow Farm Biosecurity with ONCE BioShift®

In the swine industry, consolidation has resulted in larger farms housing higher numbers of animals at a single site. This trend allows for consistency in husbandry and veterinary care, enhanced biosecurity, and increased efficiency. However, due to the larger size sow farm (5,000-7,500 head on a single farm), the consequences of a pathogenic outbreak could […]
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The importance of red spectrum light for laying hens

This article was originally written in Dutch and published on pluimveeweb.nl.  It goes over how poultry absorb light differently than humans and how that affects their biological and psychological processes. The red spectrum reduces stress and improves egg production. Read the full article in English below. Light is important for both humans and animals. The […]
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Watch Dr. Aaron Stephan present at the Poultry Tech Summit

Aaron Stephan, Ph.D., director of biological R&D at ONCE, presented The Biology of Happiness: Transforming poultry welfare with science-based approaches at Watt Global Media‘s Poultry Tech Summit which took place on November 20-22, 2019 in Atlanta, GA. In his presentation, Aaron proposes a new and innovative approach to how animal welfare metrics are determined in […]
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Dr. Aaron Stephan presents at the Poultry Tech Summit, November 20-22

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Aaron Stephan, Ph.D., director of biological R&D at ONCE, will present The Biology of Happiness: Transforming poultry welfare with science-based approaches at Watt Global Media‘s Poultry Tech Summit happening this week, November 20-22, in Atlanta, GA.  In his presentation, Aaron will propose a new, and innovative, approach to how animal welfare metrics are determined in the […]
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The beginning of our new R&D facility

Over the last decade scientists have confirmed that certain light spectrums are critical to the welfare of animals and increasing their production. We are committed to furthering exploration through advancing technologies with our new research and development facility! Watch our team work towards this commitment.  
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Signify acquires animal-centric lighting experts Once Inc. and iLOX to capture attractive growth in agricultural lighting

May 20, 2019 Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, expands its business for agricultural lighting as it acquires Once Inc., based in Plymouth, Minnesota, and iLOX, based in Vechta, Germany. ONCE and iLOX are market leaders in the design and manufacturing of animal-centric lighting. These tailor-made lighting systems improve […]
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