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More than 360 kilometers of welding works for Hoogweg in Luttelgeest, The Netherlands

Hoogweg is one of the largest bell pepper growers in the Netherlands and has several locations in Holland f.e Marknesse, Luttelgeest and in Nootdorp. VB Climate, the heating division of VB Group, delivers a complete heating installation for their new greenhouse project. »

Last year Tomita Japan and VB realize 7 hectares total: Size of new Japanese greenhouse projects scaling up

Due to available subsidies, low interest rates and good market conditions with attractive prices for fresh produce, the acreage with high tech greenhouses in Japan is growing steadily. Over the last couple of years, VB Group has been involved in the realization of several high tech greenhouses and was responsible for the construction of several turnkey projects, as well as installing heating systems for greenhouse projects with our Japanese partner Tomita Technologies. »

VB Climate delivers heating installation for 18 hectares new construction for 4Evergreen

Three years ago the Grootscholte brothers toke over a tomato greenhouse in Smidsschorrepolder, situated on a parcel of 26 hectares. A year later they bought the last available 42 hectares in the same polder. With the new construction of 18 hectares the establishment grows to 28 hectares greenhouse, so this family business owns in total 80 hectares glass greenhouses, spread over 6 locations. The expansion does not only mean an enlargement of the area, but is also meant to realize renovation in the sector. »

VB Climate, part of Horticultural Connection, signs covenant with Mexico

On 30th of May seven Dutch supplying companies of the horticultural sector, among which VB Climate, officially have formed the public-private partnership Horticultural Connection. On that day the signing of a covenant between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Netherland Enterprise Agency and these seven companies took place. »

VB Group celebrates 50 years of progress

For VB Group, 2016 is literally a year with a golden tinge. The Westland company was established 50 years ago. For half a century, VB Group has been one of the most progressive companies in the Dutch and international horticultural sector in the field of greenhouse construction, climate control and energy solutions. Edward Verbakel, director of VB Group, describes the situation. ‘Since the 1960s this segment of the horticultural sector has changed beyond recognition. New technologies and growing globalization are now the major themes. In addition, we value highly the collaboration with our partners. VB Group has continuously changed course in time and is looking forward confidently to the next 50 years.’ »

Mighty Vine Tomatoes (Illinois, USA) celebrates First Harvest

Last Friday October 9 Mighty Vine Tomatoes celebrated their First Harvest with an event that took place in their brand new greenhouse in Rochelle, Illinois. »

Update project conducted by VB Climate for HFT Seed Services in Guatemala

The work conducted to date for HFT Seed Services in Guatemala is successful as from the start in Early February and it is expected that the entire project can be delivered end of the summer, as scheduled. »

VB Greenhouses starts phase 1 for MightyVine Tomatoes in Rochelle IL

In Rochelle IL a state-of-the-art complete greenhouse is being built for MightyVine Tomatoes.
VB Greenhouses is responsible for the complete greenhouse design and general contract management. »

Again VB Climate delivers to HFT Seed Services in Guatemala

Early February VB Climate from De Lier, the Netherlands, started with the delivery of the materials for a complete heating and steam system for the greenhouse complex of HFT Seed Services in Potrero Carrillo (province Jalapa), Guatemala. VB Climate is part of VB Group and specializes in complete greenhouse heating and greenhouse cooling installations. »

VB Group starts construction of third phase for Hydroponic Green Valley, Mexico

Begin October VB Group started with the construction of the third phase of Hydroponic Green Valley in Mexico. The total surface of the project now covers 156.000m2. Phase 1 and 2 were also realized by VB Group.

VB Greenhouses and VB Climate, both part of the VB Group, deliver a total solution for the cultivation of tomatoes. The plastic greenhouse has been designed with a new innovative aluminum gutter with many improvements for the integration of harmonica insect netting, collection of condensation water and improved fasteners to reduce construction time. »

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