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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.

Horti

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.

Highlighted projects

25 horticultural companies connected
NL

Sustainable cultivation with Trias Westland

Trias Westland, in collaboration with VB, ensures a sustainable way of growing for 25 horticultural companies. VB is responsible for the realization of the above-ground installation of the Trias Westland geothermal project.

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.

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. 

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.

Field conditioning for FC Barcelona
1HA
EUR
1HA

Top conditions playing field

Wouldn't it be great if your playing field was in perfect condition at all times? The stakes are extremely high in international top-level football. This is why having the best growing conditions for the grass is crucial.

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.

Nieuwe klimaatsystemen koppelen aan bestaand
13HA
MEX
13HA

Third project for United Farms by VB

Expanding without interrupting the current production. That was our challenge while building the third project for United Farms. 

Perfect playing field for Madrid
1HA
EUR
1HA

Field heating for Atletico Madrid

After a good cooperation between RoyalVerd and VB at FC Barcelona, ​​we realized the installation of the pitch heating of Atletico Madrid.

Sustainable together

VB regularly participates in national and international trade fairs and events. Our next planned trade fair will be in 2020. We look forward to meeting you there!

 

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 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.