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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

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. 

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.

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.

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.  

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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 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.

VB turns off the light for Earth Hour

Saturday, March 27 was Earth hour and VB participated.

Earth hour is an annual international event that calls on households and businesses around the world to turn off lights and other electrical equipment for 1 hour between 8:30 PM and 9:30 PM. Earth houf takes place every year on the weekend when the clock is changed.

CambridgeHOK joins Atrium Agri

CambridgeHOK are pleased to announce a significant change within their ownership structure, with the existing shareholders (Ross Hibbs, John Holland and Steve Hinch) selling the busines to new owners. Atrium Agri alongside the existing management team of Patrick Harte and Louis Bradley have purchased the CambridgeHOK Group; consisting of Cambridge Glasshouse, CambridgeHOK Construction and Hotbox International. Over the last 5 years the business has seen significant levels of growth with the business now employing over 70 people. In 2020 the group achieved an aggregate turnover of £35m.!