Expanding business to the USA

Earlier today Kekkilä-BVB, and in particular product brand BVB Substrates, announced to expand their business in full scale.

Support from a distance

Just like many others our Sales Advisors are currently working from home. However they usually fill their days with visits to growers they have now found other ways to help our customers!

New warehouse eases spring peak

Electric reach trucks with a “blue spot” safety light noiselessly zoom around the warehouse. On October 1st 2019, the brand-new warehouse of BVB Substrates in De Lier opened for use. The building can hold over 10,000 pallets. Garden centres, DIY centres and retailers can count on smooth delivery of clean pallets of potting soil during the spring peak.

More sustainable packaging

The images of plastic soup in our world seas are shocking. As a result, consumers and businesses are aware of the urgency to reduce the use of plastic. How is this done at Kekkilä-BVB?

Partnership Kekkilä-BVB and Mertens

Kekkilä-BVB has been producing BVB Substrates substrates of the highest quality for the world market for over 100 years. BVB Substrates has also acquired a good position on the German market over the years. To further strengthen this position in Germany, Kekkilä-BVB and horticultural supplier Mertens have extended their intensive partnership.

BVB College masterclasses De Lier

There are two new masterclasses comming up for our location at De Lier. One of the masterclasses focusses on plant physiology and substrates, the other masterclass evolves around acidity.

BVB Substrates and Kekkilä join forces

On 9 October 2018, Vapo Oy announced that Vapo’s Grow and Care division and the Dutch company BVB Substrates B.V. will combine to form Kekkilä-BVB Oy, Europe’s leading and most versatile company in the market for professional growers and home gardeners. The combination was carried out by establishing a new company, Kekkilä-BVB Oy, to which Vapo Oy transferred all Kekkilä Oy shares and the Dutch company Nielson Belegging en Beheer B.B. all BVB Substrates B.V. shares. The transaction has been completed today, 4 January 2019.