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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.

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

Climate solutions worldwide
10HA
RUS
10HA

VB provides 10 hectares of climate solution in Siberia

VB built a high-tech climate solution of 10 hectares for KDV in Siberia. From now on, the large greenhouse near Tomsk supllies high-quality vegetables such as tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce and aubergines. 

An ultramodern greenhouse
4HA
USA
4HA

Sustainable greenhouse in extreme conditions

Realizing an ultramodern greenhouse is a challenge that VB knows how to handle. The climate on the east coast was the biggest challenge.

25 horticultural companies connected
NL

Sustainable geothermal energy 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.

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. 

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. 

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
12HA
USA
12HA

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.

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.  

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.