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VB Group realizes complete 10 hectare greenhouse project for KDV in Siberia - Russia

Early June the greenhouse division of VB Group started the construction of a 10 hectare greenhouse project in Siberia, near the student city Tomsk in Russia.

The preparations and material deliveries for the greenhouse project are close to being completed and the Russian builders have started the construction works. The greenhouse must be completed before the raid of the winter, which starts early in Siberia. »

Green light for large scale geothermal project

Trias Westland gets the go-ahead. 49 companies are jointly going to drill for geothermal heat at an impressive four kilometers of depth - a first in the Netherlands. »

VB Greenhouses and Hydroponic Green Valley Mexico ready for Phase IV

VB Greenhouses, a VB Group member, started the delivery of the fourth greenhouse phase for Hydroponic Green Valley in North Mexico. The project is a complete greenhouse project, delivered with Dutch input and knowledge and contains a total surface of 49.200 m². The new phase will be connected to the existing greenhouses. The total surface of all buildings realized by VB will be all together more than 200.000 m2, exclusive the operation room of amply 3.000 m2, which is executed in sandwich.
With this project VB Greenhouses delivers a total solution for the production of vegetables.
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Total VB Greenhouse Concept for Haisheng, Xi’An, China

VB Greenhouse Projects, member of VB Group, has recently completed a ‘state of the art’ greenhouse project for strawberry production for Haisheng in Xi’An, China. The greenhouse was officially opened during an opening ceremony on September 28, 2016. The project was completed in a record time of only 7 months. »

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 signs 20 hectare greenhouse contract with KSM Group

On Sunday May 8th Aad Verbakel, founder of VB Group, signed a 20 hectare greenhouse contract with KSM Group in the presence of Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs and the Dutch Ambassador in Iran. This large scale modern greenhouse complex, that will meet the need for local food and flower production, will be realized by VB Greenhouse Projects. »

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.’ »

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