Amvac ahead 39% in first quarter
Strong sales of insecticides and herbicides boosted American Vanguard’s sales by 39.3% to $121.5 million in the first quarter of 2013. Net income jumped by 92.6% to $16.8 million. The results are “dramatic on several levels”, according to company chairman and CEO Eric Wintemute. “This record 2013 first quarter result demonstrates the continuing performance that we have been delivering over the last three years,” Mr Wintemute says.