Fire at Kekkilä-BVB´s Grubbenvorst production site – situation under control / Brand in fabriek van Kekkilä-BVB in Grubbenvorst – situatie onder controle
On Sunday the 15th of May there was a fire at the bark department on the Grubbenvorst site. Factory was not working at the time of the accident and there were no people injuries. One building and some machinery were damaged.
The green industry’s milestone event – Grow22 starts today, March 1, at 9.00 CET
The second Grow22 festival organised by Kekkilä-BVB, a leading company in horticulture, will return to address crucial current topics impacting the horticulture and growing sector. Two days of high-level keynote speeches, inspiring discussions and in-depth sessions with industry leaders, policy makers and green industry representatives will help us build an understanding of the complexities of our mission to create a more sustainable future for our industry.
Berry good research: Customer-oriented sales roadmap
In her masters thesis one of our Area Managers, Eija Lankinen, demonstrates that a careful analysis in the early stages is required in a fast-growing sales segment to establish sales targets by utilising a customer-oriented sales roadmap using environmental analyses for Kekkilä-BVB's berry substrates product segment.
Kekkilä-BVB has agreed to acquire Brill Substrate and Brill Papenburg Logistics
Our business is growing in Central Europe. We are happy to announce that we have signed an agreement to acquire German companies Brill Substrate and Brill Papenburg Logistics. This will allow Kekkilä-BVB to strengthen its market position in the German, Italian and French growing media markets.
The New Life-Cycle Assessment for Growing Media
Think bigger! Last month Growing Media Europe AISBL released a brand new life-cycle assessment (LCA) guideline for growing media. Therefore, we have dedicated this blog to everything LCA. Our sustainability manager Folkert Moll clarifies what an LCA is, debunks some previous notions about LCAs and explains why this new guideline will help our industry make better choices.