Ridder was founded in 1953 and has since evolved into a market leader in technical solutions for the horticulture, intensive livestock and crop storage sectors.
Hortisystems have been the UK agent for the Dutch company Ridder Drive Systems for more than 25 years.
Ridder Drive Units
Ridder drive units and rack and pinions have been widely used around the world for over 60 years for operating ventilation and other drive systems in the agricultural and horticultural industry.
In 2011 Ridder acquired HortiMax B.V. and introduced the development of climate controllers, water treatment and management systems. Now all under the Ridder brand.
In 2015 Ridder started developing and supplying Climate Screens and further added to their brand.