Albaugh, LLC and Italpollina USA, Inc. Announce a Collaborative Agreement to Provide Biological Solutions for US Seed Treatment Market

(October 21, 2014)

Albaugh, LLC and Italpollina USA, Inc. today announced a long-term strategic collaboration to deliver microbial seed treatment solutions for the US Seed Treatment Market. In the agreement, Albaugh, LLC will have the exclusive rights to develop, commercialize and distribute Italpollina seed treatment technology in the US. “We are excited about the opportunity to work together with Italpollina to develop and commercialize a biological seed treatment platform,” says Chris Zita, Seed Treatment Director for Albaugh, LLC. “This is clearly a growth segment within the seed treatment market and Italpollina has some exciting new technology that will deliver a lot of value.”

“This agreement aligns with our long-term strategy to deliver leading biological technology to the seed treatment sector throughout US agricultural market,” says Jon Leman, Commercial Director, Italpollina USA. “Growers are looking for seed treatments that enhance performance and value,” stated Albaugh’s Marketing & Product Development Manager Chad Shelton. “Biological seed treatments continue to grow in offers and use
by growers and seed companies, and Albaugh is expanding its seed treatment technology platform to include key biological seed treatment offers. We are excited about our collaboration with Italpollina.”

“We are very pleased to be working with Albaugh’s innovative and experienced team of professionals to build upon our 20 plus years of technical experience in developing biological solutions for growers around the world,” says Steve Thurman, Strategic Business Development for Italpollina USA, Inc.

Albaugh, LLC is the largest global privately-held producer of post-patent herbicides, fungicides, insecticides and plant-growth regulators. Albaugh has leading market positions in four of the most widely-used post-patent agrochemicals worldwide: glyphosate, 2,4-D, atrazine and dicamba. Direct market presence including USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Europe.”

About Italpollina USA, Inc.
ITALPOLLINA, founded in 1971 in Verona, Italy, has developed into a world leader in the production of organic fertilizers and biostimulants of vegetal origin and is Europe’s largest producer of mycorrhizae and beneficial microorganisms. Its comprehensive and diversified portfolio of products and technologies is available in more than 60 countries worldwide and offers a wide range of innovative solutions for a modern and sustainable agriculture.

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