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NL: Vyverberg first consultancy firm to receive HortiQ certificate

During the annual review with HortiQ certified companies on Monday 15 January, HortiQ chairman Wim de Wit handed over the certificate to Huib Herbert owner of Vyverberg. Vyverberg can call themselves the first consultancy firm with a HortiQ certificate. Huib Herbert: 'A complete building project from idea to arranged greenhouse can have quite some lead time. We have the experience and expertise to optimally guide all phases of such an extensive process. With a certificate that guarantees clear procedures in criteria of water, heating and construction, this provides extra security for the customer'.

The HortiQ certificate is an independent and objective quality system for greenhouse builders, installation companies and other technical suppliers to greenhouse horticulture. The HortiQ certificate is used by the technical industry and horticulture both in the national and international market.

HortiQ has introduced a HortiQ concept in collaboration with Hagelunie. With the affiliated greenhouse construction companies, it has been decided to use the HortiQ concept as standard for turnkey projects, so that risks can be better managed. This HortiQ concept is already being used in Europe, Canada and Australia.

HortiQ certified companies operate according to objective and recognized quality standards in the field of greenhouse construction, water, fertilizers, heating and CO2. Criteria have been made to objectify the quality and to make the Dutch quality image transparent. In order to be able to use the certificate, the delivered products and the internal organization, including the quality policy of the company must meet set criteria. This is checked by an independent audit by KIWA. The assessment is valid for 3 years and is shown on

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Publication date: 1/17/2018



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