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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

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. 

4Evergreen commits to sustainable growth
13HA
NL
13HA

13 acres new construction for 4Evergreen

4Evergreen is commited to sustainability in multiple ways. Greenhouses are heated by residual heat from the industry. The cultivation is as CO2-neutral as possible, because of the usage of the residual heat, and CO of fertilizer factory Yara.  

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.

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.

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.

Complete greenhouse, screen systems and climate installations
1HA
NL
1HA

Back-cross factory for Syngenta at Enkhuizen

With the realisation of a complete greenhouse, the screen installations and all the climate installions of Syngenta's new R&D greenhouse in Enkhuizen, we contribute to the market position of this agricultural market leader.

VB head contractor for Mighty Vine
6HA
USA
6HA

Tomatoes in the Chicago area year round

As head contractor, in collaboration with Havecon and PB tec, VB came up with a total solution that incorporates all modern cultivation solutions, so that tomatoes are available all year round at a short distance from Chicago.

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

VB regularly participates in national and international trade fairs and events. Meet our specialists during Fresh Summit PMA on 17 - 18 - 19 October 2019 in Anaheim, California, USA.  

Fresh Summit PMA
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, California, USA
www.freshsummit.com 

 

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 a unique approach. We think in solutions that are developed exclusively for your business. With total dedication we take the extra length to fulfil 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 builds modern greenhouse complex in Northern Iowa

Minnesota-based Bushel Boy Farms expands its commitment to meeting Midwest demand for local, high-quality fresh produce as it breaks ground on a new 20 hectare / 50-acre facility in Mason City, Iowa on September 11. The $35 million investment in the new facility will increase current production by 50% and is expected to bring approximately 50 full-time jobs to the city. Tomatoes will be the initial crop.

VB futureproof at GreenTech

In June, VB exhibited at GreenTech, the innovation fair for horticulture. Customers, relations, partners and interested parties were introduced to VB and its renewed image during GreenTech. With this renewed image VB will continue to respond to customer needs in the coming years and will continue to meet her future in a progressive and innovative way, together with customers, in a sustainable manner.

VB is building towards a sustainable future

On Wednesday, March 20th, we symbolically celebrated the commencement of the construction of our new VB building in Westland, Netherlands. Completely in line with our recently presented strategy, the celebration highlighted our commitment to sustainability. Instead of having a traditional groundbreaking event, the children of our employees planted eight large oak trees at the front entrance of the property. With this, we want to give something back to the environment.

France: realization of complete heating installation by VB for a 17 hectare greenhouse complex

Recently, our partner Havecon completed a 17 hectare greenhouse for the French tomato nursery Le Maraîchers du Mont Saint-Michel (the growers of the Mont Saint-Michel). Le Maraîchers is a unique company, as there is no comparable tomato nursery yet in this touristic region (the Mont Saint-Michel is less than twenty kilometers away from the nursery).

Winter in America but tomatoes are growing!

Even though the temperature is dropping to a low -10 degrees Celsius this month, Intergrow has recently planted tomato plants into their new greenhouse facility in the town of Ontario in the state of New York. With the ability of producing tomatoes year-round out of this new modern greenhouse facility, the company grows a variety of tomatoes to sell to retailers throughout the North Eastern region of the USA.

New R&D greenhouse facility for Syngenta, Enkhuizen

VB completed the structure of a new R&D greenhouse facility by order of Syngenta Seeds, Enkhuizen, the Netherlands. The new R&D so called back-cross factory will help to speed up the process of bringing new value-adding traits to the market, with a quicker and more reliable automated Trait Introgression process. This month, VB started with the building of several integrated climate and adaptive screen systems.