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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.

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.

Climate

We create an optimal greenhouse climate. Not only to create the perfect production conditions, but also to minimize energy consumption.

Highlighted projects

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.  

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. 

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.

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.

Sustainable together

VB regularly participates in national and international trade fairs and events. Meet our specialists during GreenTech on 11 - 12 - 13 June 2019 in Amsterdam. GreenTech brings you to the heart of the horticulture sector.

11 - 13 June 2019
Greentech
Amsterdam Rai, The Netherlands
www.greentech.nl

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 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.

VB bouwt letterlijk aan een duurzame toekomst

Woensdag 20 maart hebben wij de bouw van ons nieuwe pand symbolisch gevierd. Geheel in lijn met onze toekomstvisie, hebben wij dit op een leuke en passende manier gedaan.  Samen met de kinderen van onze medewerkers hebben geen ‘eerste’ paal geslagen, maar acht grote eiken aan de entreezijde van het perceel geplant. Op deze manier geven we ook iets terug aan de omgeving. 

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.

New construction VB

From 2019 VB will invest in a new sustainable office building with associated atrium and industrial building at the Galgeweg in Naaldwijk (Westland). The current building, at Jogchem van der Houtweg in De Lier, reaches the limits of its capacity and with a view to further growth it has been decided to move.