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