New HQ Havecon & Voorwinden Group opened in style

There aren't many women active in greenhouse building, but last Saturday it was three girls that took care of the most important job of the day. The daughters of Henk Verbakel, Havecon, hit the red button, officially opening the new facilities of Havecon & Voorwinden Group. From the 1.5 hectare HQ, the companies plan to keep building many greenhouses all over the world.

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Open House 11th of May

Saturday May 11th we open the doors of our new facilities to the public from 13:00 till 17:00 together with Voorwinden Group. A lot of construction work has been going on in the recent years at the Lorentzstraat in Bleiswijk. Our new facilities, with a total surface are of about 1.5 hecatres, are now in full use. In addition, construction of the new office for Havecon has started early this year.

We proudly invite you to come and have a look and enter our new facilities this afternoon.

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BASF: zero emissions in 36 seperate sections

About ten years ago, the idea arose at BASF Vegetable Seeds in Nunhem to have a high tech development facility under its own management in the long term. The plan was christened Greenex, which stands for Greenhouse Expansion. The first phase involved the construction of 2.5 ha greenhouses and 1.7 ha supporting facilities.

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Pro Manager Mastercourse Medicinal Cannabis

From 3-14 June 2019, 15 (future) leaders of the medicinal cannabis production companies from around the globe will get acquainted with international horticulture today, what is in store for the industry tomorrow, and meet with peers from around the globe. This Mastercourse offers expert insights into the current state of the industry that participants work in and what the future will have to offer. Participants will also connect with current leaders of the Dutch horticultural sector. In addition, this interdisciplinary program will introduce participants to inspiring CEOs from other industries with lessons to share. 

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Foundation new office in place

In addition to the greenhouse projects we build in the Netherlands and abroad, we are currently building our new office in the Netherlands. At the beginning of January, the first pile went into the ground. Within a week the piling work was completed and the groundwork started. Despite the bad weather in late January (rain and snow) work continued without any problems.

In February, the foundation works started.  In two weeks time the rebar and the forms were placed for the foundation. The concrete was poured last week. View the progress here:

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