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Andermatt establishes UK subsidiary

Swiss biopesticide company Andermatt Biocontrol has established a UK subsidiary, Andermatt Biocontrol UK.
United Kingdom Operations

Nortox wins appeal to reopen manufacturing plant

The Brazilian agrochemical company, Nortox (Arapongas), has won an appeal lifting the suspension of operation at one of its manufacturing plants, national media report.
Brazil Legal

SGS Argentine site OECD GLP accreditation

Swiss inspection, verification, testing and certification company SGS has received Argentine GLP accreditation against OECD standards for crop residue trials.

Argentina Operations

Plater manufactures fungi-derived chitosan

The UK chemical company, Plater Group, has begun manufacturing the disease resistance activator, chitosan, sourced from specially cultured fungi. 
Operations Biologicals

Ricerca Biosciences renamed Concord Biosciences

US contract research company Ricerca Biosciences (Concord, Ohio) has been named Concord Biosciences.

Clariant opens greenhouse in Germany

German specialty chemical company Clariant (Muttenz) has opened a new “state-of-the-art” greenhouse at its innovation centre in Frankfurt, Germany.
Germany Operations

Kumiai/PI Industries to form Indian joint venture

Kumiai Chemical and Indian company Pl Industries have agreed to establish a 50:50 joint venture, Pl Kumiai, in India.
Deals Operations

Syngenta opens French seed facility

Syngenta has opened a new facility at Chartres, France dedicated to the development of cereal and oilseed rape hybrids.
France Operations

Staphyt to create regulatory spin-off

French contract research company Staphyt (Inchy-en-Artois) is launching a regulatory consulting spin-off, Staphyt Regulatory.

VIB creates biologicals spin-off Aphea.Bio

Belgian research institute VIB (Ghent) and the Belgian universities, Ghent University and KU Leuven, have launched an agricultural biologicals spin-off, Aphea.Bio, located in Ghent.
Operations Deals

Staphyt expands in the Americas

The French contract research company, Staphyt (Inchy-en-Artois), has signed partnership agreements covering the whole of the US and Canada.

Arysta moves towards direct sales in Netherlands

Platform Specialty Products’ agrochemical business, Arysta LifeScience, is to build a new marketing and sales organisation in the Netherlands by 2018.
Netherlands Operations
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