FMC now distributing Trojan® insecticide

  FMC Crop Protection is now distributing Trojan® insecticide in Australia. Trojan (150 g/L Gamma-Cyhalothrin) is the most potent pyrethroid insecticide available in the world, controlling a wide range of pests in cereal, canola and grain legume crops. The merger of FMC and Cheminova places FMC in a position to re-commence distribution of the product in Australia, ending the distribution agreement …

New Head of Sales for FMC Crop Protection

  FMC Crop Protection Australia welcomes George Saville as Head of Sales, Australasia, based in Sydney. Appointed in January to lead the FMC Crop Protection sales team, George says he is looking forward to the customer facing commercial role. “FMC has a strong pipeline of products based on new technology which will provide opportunities in the market,” he said, “but …

FMC – Cheminova Integration Update

Aligned to the FMC corporate strategy, FMC recently acquired Cheminova. Cheminova has a highly complementary product portfolio and geographic footprint, with a similar strategic approach to FMC in applying technology to deliver solutions to its customers. As part of a review to best service the Australian customers a decision has been made regarding: FMC Australasia Head Office FMC Australasia Leadership Team …

FMC and Cheminova integration

Work has started on the integration of the FMC Crop Protection and Cheminova businesses in Australia, following the global acquisition of Cheminova A/S by FMC Corporation on 21 April 2015. Peter Close, FMC Australasia Country Head, said the two businesses were excited about the opportunity to create a stronger combined company, focused on delivering technologies that will add value for …

FMC to acquire Cheminova

FMC has entered into an agreement to acquire Cheminova, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Denmark-based company Auriga Industries, for $1.8 billion.  The global transaction is expected to be finalised in early 2015, subject to approval from shareholders and competition authorities. “We are very excited about the opportunity to combine Cheminova with FMC Crop Protection,” said Peter Close, Country Head …

FMC to deliver innovative new products

Rural retailers looking for new herbicide actives to combat resistance issues, or a fungicide for an easier way to manage botrytis, may have their wishes granted by FMC Crop Protection. The company is stepping up to the challenge of bringing innovative new solutions to Australian agriculture with a range of chemical and biological products. Dugald North, R&D Manager for FMC …