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In a rapidly changing Horticultural sector VB offers turn key solutions, in which sustainability, proven concepts and quality are our base.

Climate

We create an optimal greenhouse climate. Not only to create the perfect production conditions, but also to minimize energy consumption.

Energy

VB helps the horticultural sector becoming more sustainable with geothermal energy as a future source of energy, for the cultivation of healthy vegetables and the most beautiful flowers and plants.

Highlighted projects

Bushel Boy Farms building to the future
20HA
USA
20HA

50 acre future to farming

VB realizes 50 ha of tomatoes voor Bushel Boy in Mason City, Iowa (USA), containing 68000 m2 greenhouse, 2000 m2 corridor and 5800 m2 working area

Complete climate solution for Hoogweg
50HA
NL
50HA

360 kilometers of pipelines

With several locations in The Netherlands, Hoogweg is one of the biggest growers of bell peppers of the country. September 2016 a new location of 50 hectares was built in Luttelgeest. VB completed a complete climate solution for this location. 

Modern new greenhouse in New York
11HA
USA
11HA

Largest heat storage tank for Intergrow

Intergrow continues to grow to a cultivation area of 25 ha, with a heat storage tank with a capacity of no less than 10,000,000 litres of water. So far the largest in the USA.

A base for global production
10HA
EUR
10HA

Elite greenhouse for superior flowers and plants

The new greenhouse complex forms the basis of the worldwide production of all varieties of the Dümmen Orange range. This makes this location the heart of future production and will serve as a benchmark for modern hygienic standards.

Future-proof facility
22HA
NL
22HA

Impressive greenhouse complex for Schenkeveld

Along the A4 highway, VB built an impressive greenhouse complex for Schenkeveld (Prominent), grower of tomatoes.

Record pace and top quality
16HA
EUR
16HA

Modern greenhouse of 17 hectares

In record time, VB realised the complete climate solution for Les Maraichers du Mont Saint-Michel. It took VB a little over 10 weeks to get that done. 

Sustainable relationship
70HA
NL
70HA

Home installer for years

A sustainable relationship, that goes back for years. As home installer we realized a total of more than 70 ha of identical greenhouses and geothermal heat solutions. 

First permit for the geothermal sector
NL

Making Midden-Delfland more sustainable

GeoPower Oudcamp is an initiative of eight greenhouse horticulture companies from the Oudcampsepolder in Maasland. The participating growers want to save around 15 million m3 of natural gas per year via GeoPower Oudcamp.

Sustainable together

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, there is a lot of uncertainty around national and international trade fairs. We hope to meet you again soon. Until then, we will of course be of service online or by telephone.

VB specialises in innovative turnkey solutions in the rapidly changing horticultural sector. Modern greenhouse solutions with which we can achieve the best possible climate conditions for the cultivation of your crop for you as our customer. For each environment, climate and crop we use an unique approach. We think in solutions that are developed exclusively for your business. With total dedication we take the extra length to fulfill our promises. We like to do this in close cooperation with you as a customer, together with our suppliers and our employees.

With the horticultural sector growing at a steady pace, and the growing demand for more efficient energy solutions, now is a good time to join our company and help us continuing to build on the success of our customers.
In the light of future growth and the drive to constantly come to new developments, we are looking to strengthen our organisation with colleagues who want to make a difference for the world. VB has an ambitious and professional team of more than 40 specialists. 

News

VB begins 2022 as official Atrium Agri group member

Past December VB came with some breaking news. Just before the Holidays Atrium Agri announced that it acquired all interests in VB Group. At the same time, the partnership reached an agreement to acquire all interests in Havecon and PB tec. With these acquisitions Atrium Agri becomes the largest and most complete horticultural supply cluster in the history of Dutch greenhouse horticulture to date.

Atrium Agri presses ahead and invests in AgriData Innovations

Due to the growing global population, greenhouse horticulture is facing a number of challenges. Innovation and technology are key to a sustainable future. The collaboration Atrium Agri is planning ahead for the future and investing in AgriData Innovations, a start-up which makes data-driven cultivation possible by using ‘smart eyes’ for greenhouse automation.

VB ready to double capacity for Little Leaf Farms

Devens, Massachusetts based Little Leaf Farms' mission is to provide fresh, locally grown lettuce grown sustainably all year round to their New England consumers. To be able to achieve this goal, it is extremely important to grow and supply products in a sustainable way all year round.

Little Leaf Farms tekent opnieuw contract met VB Greenhouses voor kasuitbreiding met 4 hectare

Little Leaf Farms in McAdoo (Pennsylvania) tekent opnieuw een contract met VB Greenhouses voor de kasuitbreiding met maar liefst 4 hectare. Deze uitbreiding betekent een verdubbeling van de groeicapaciteit van Little Leaf Farms.

New partner JB Hydroponics helps Atrium Agri grow

It was time for Atrium Agri’s growth strategy to take the next step. JB Hydroponics, a specialist in cultivation systems and substrates, is now the seventh partner in the partnership of Henk Verbakel (Havecon), Edward Verbakel (VB Group) and Koen Brabander (PB tec). With the added value of JB Hydroponics, they’ve taken another step towards achieving their ambitions.

Atrium Agri acquires worldwide exclusivity on BaOpt climate system

Recently Atrium Agri signed an agreement with Advanced Climate Systems (ACS) for exclusive distribution of the BaOpt climate system in the horticultural sector. The ACS climate system, which uses diffuse ventilation, is used successfully in various industries. Because Atrium Agri and ACS join forces, the BaOpt system is now being introduced in the sector around the world.