“ACD®, living outdoors with the comfort of indoors for more than 30 years.”
ACD® blew out 30 candles last year and they summarize the evolution that our company has been through. From a trendy showroom to an extensive dealer network with the objective to constantly create innovative products that respond to garden trends.
We strive for honest cultivation, a healthy lifestyle, fleeing briefly from the daily grind, or simply relaxing in the garden. ACD® from Roeselare will help you with its product range.
When the Develtere family started the small-scale production of hobby greenhouses in 1986, they could never have suspected that the company would become the European market leader three decades later. Brothers Cristof (CEO) and Lieven (joint manager) and their 45-men strong team contribute with their products to a total garden experience and allow you, the end customer, to enjoy the outdoors for a whole year.
Today we are an established value in the garden world as a manufacturer of greenhouses, conservatories, carports and patio awnings.
Inspiring total concept
“The experience aspect for the consumer is of paramount importance for us, as manufacturer. That is precisely why we have invested in a renewed trendy factory showroom where you can discover the total offer. Via a personalized approach, we take the customer on the “ACD® journey”: inspiration, know-how, product selection, home delivery, assembly on request and then… complete enjoyment.
People can also go to one of our 800 dealers in Belgium, the Netherlands and France. All of them are specialized garden centres that receive support from A to Z: marketing, communication, product knowledge and “tips & tricks”. For several years we have also been active in Scandinavia, Germany and the United States, which means that the expansion of the production halls will be on the drawing board.
Greenhouses in the city
The attention for green should not be lost, not even in an urbanized society. ACD® responds specifically to this with ‘urban gardening’ concepts. For example, our city greenhouses offer customized solutions for hipsters who want to get started on the roof terrace, balcony or city garden.
“Need a moment to relax? We also produce innovative solutions, such as a ‘conservatory’, where you can transform the hobby greenhouses into a relaxation area, or combine it with a patio or garden shed.
Our greenhouses, conservatories and awnings also offer an ideal location for companies, such as an extra meeting room, lunch room, bicycle shed or storage room.
Pioneer in its profession
In addition, we have also developed the ‘Serre 4.0’. In combination with aquaponica technology, an app directs the user to remotely supply a family with home-grown fruit and vegetables for a year, without adding pesticides or chemicals. With this innovation, we were also nominated for a Microsoft award on a global level.
In short, we are certainly not idle at ACD® and we do not intend to become so in the coming 30 years.
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