Voshol, a provider of superior local weather management techniques (heating, isolation, and electrical engineering) for the worldwide greenhouse horticulture trade, will be part of GreenV, an internationally working group of horticulture suppliers, with each its corporations: Voshol Warmte- en Elektrotechniek within the Netherlands and JV Power Options in Canada.
Each Voshol corporations will proceed working independently inside GreenV, retaining their identities and names. Jan Voshol, the Dutch board members Lennert Bredemeijer and Wilco Voshol, and Canada-based Area & Operations supervisor Henry Friesen will all stay totally energetic and dedicated to the operations within the Netherlands and Canada, respectively.
Jan Voshol commented in a press release: “We are going to proceed to serve our prospects within the Netherlands and Canada in the identical manner as earlier than, however as part of GreenV, we could have much more to supply. By becoming a member of GreenV, we have now secured the long-term continuity of Voshol Warmte- en Elektrotechniek and JV Power Options, to the delight of Lennert, Wilco, Henry, and myself.
“The group has a pronounced long-term imaginative and prescient and ambitions that we might by no means have the ability to notice by ourselves. The market is quickly consolidating, and we ourselves felt able to take this step. Our contribution to GreenV will definitely complement the competencies of the opposite corporations within the group, enabling them to design, ship, and set up more and more advanced local weather management techniques. Given the developments within the power market, amongst different issues, the sturdiness and sustainability of those techniques have gotten an more and more necessary elements. And whereas Voshol Warmte- en Elektrotechniek and JV Power Options have been in a position to ship massive initiatives independently earlier than, working collectively as a bunch will enable us to considerably improve our business footprint within the Canadian and American markets. We significantly stay up for collaborating with Prins USA and connecting the prevailing networks of Prins Group, Stolze, and Verboom.”
For GreenV, the addition of Voshol is the following step within the development technique of a bunch that intends to turn into the reference within the international horticulture trade by bringing collectively main and modern suppliers with complementary capabilities and actions on a number of continents for shut collaboration and mutual reinforcement.
GreenV CEO Jan Derck van Karnebeek calls Voshol a jewel on the earth of worldwide horticulture: “Voshol and its options are really main within the European and North American markets. The corporate is the reference in its discipline and subsequently suits completely in our development plan, which we’re executing step-by-step by including extremely certified new corporations to our group. Particularly, Voshol helps us strengthen our presence in North America, which is a vital finish marketplace for our group, whereas additionally contributing their important information and experience to our full-service proposition.”
The worldwide horticulture trade is aware of Voshol as an modern provider (design, improvement, and set up) of customer-specific heating techniques and electrical installations. Voshol Warmte – Elektrotechniek BV in Waddinxveen, the Netherlands (45 workers) and JV Power Options Inc. in Kingsville (Ontario), Canada (9 workers) don’t solely possess vital information and experience in local weather management techniques, however in addition they allow GreenV to determine a foothold in Canada, the place Voshol has its personal service group that maintains a inventory of important system parts from the EU and provides them to Canadian and American horticulture shoppers.
From a mechanic to a world provider
Voshol developed into the corporate it’s right now after Jan Voshol, an expert mechanic grew to become the co-owner of a neighborhood set up firm by way of a administration buy-out within the early Nineties. The corporate continued beneath the identify Voshol Warmte- en Elektrotechniek BV and started to develop quickly when local weather management and electrical engineering have been added to the service portfolio. Jan Voshol grew to become the only proprietor of the corporate’s shares in 2003. The growth of the corporate additional accelerated as worldwide demand elevated for the whole suite of companies that Voshol might supply to prospects.
Through the years, Voshol has turn into a family identify within the discipline of local weather management for growers who wish to broaden, modernize, or redesign their greenhouses, for instance, in the event that they wish to change to different crops. As well as, the corporate is on the forefront of making use of modern and sustainable options aimed toward saving power, the transition from fossil fuels to sustainably generated power, and CO2 dosing or CO2 discount.
After a number of relocations and expansions, the corporate lastly established its base within the Dutch city of Waddinxveen. In the meantime, Voshol has been energetic in Canada since 2009. The Canadian department of JV Power Options has grown into a vital enterprise unit, enabling Voshol to service the more and more necessary Canadian market. After transferring his shares to his son Wilco, son-in-law Lennert Bredemeijer, and Henry Friesen, who runs the Canadian group, Jan Voshol has continued to be actively concerned with the 2 corporations within the Netherlands and Canada. Pursuant to the transaction, Voshol’s shareholders have additionally turn into shareholders of the GreenV group.
After a number of successive acquisitions, the GreenV group presently encompasses Prins Group (greenhouse building; 2020), Stolze (set up engineering; 2020), HT Verboom (inner transport techniques; 2022), Prins USA (greenhouse building; 2023), Voshol Warmte- en Elektrotechniek (2023) and JV Power Options (2023).
Monetary particulars of the transaction weren’t disclosed.