Agri-Estrella In Distribution Agreement With SipcamAdvan Mexico

Feb. 1, 2016 –  Agri-Estrella S de RL de CV and SipcamAdvan Mexico announced today that they have entered into a Distribution agreement, allowing Agri-Estrella to have access to SipcamAdvan’s portfolio of crop protection products for distribution in Mexico effective February 1, 2016.

As a result of this agreement, the established business of SipcamAdvan Mexico will be serviced directly by Agri-Estrella and its two distribution companies AGRI STAR and ACO through its 52 branches across the country.  Industrial sales of Oxon’s Products (e.g. Cymoxanil, Clorthalonil, Ametrine, Atrazine), will be kept under the management of Oxon.

“It is very important to note that this process originates as a strategic choice between the two Groups to strengthen the presence in the Mexican market, allowing such to offer competitive prices, quality products and optimal care,” said Mr. Tiziano Pugni, CEO of SipcamAdvan Mexico.

“We enjoy doing business with SipcamAdvan and their affiliated companies around the world for many years now and their portfolio has key products with the right quality to support our customers in Mexico,” said Mr. Kurt Pedersen Kaalund, CEO of Albaugh Group.

“We have been doing business with SIPCAM in Europe for many years, with exports of Copper based products from Chihuahua improving our relationship every year. By signing this agreement for Mexico, it is confirmed that both companies are increasing synergies, and the SipcamAdvan portfolio fits perfectly in our growth plan,” said Mr. Pablo Diaz Toledo, President of Albaugh Mexico-Latam North (Agri-Estrella S de RL de CV).

SipcamAdvan Mexico is part of the SIPCAM OXON Group, with headquarters in Milan, Italy.

Sipcam Oxon is a global group focused on agrochemicals, fertilizers and biostimulant production, development and sales. Group manufacturing facilities are located in Brazil, Spain, Italy, USA and China.

It’s also important to remember that just this year Sipcam celebrates the important milestone of 70 years of life since its foundation in 1946.

Agri-Estrella is part of the Albaugh Group, headquartered in Ankeny, Iowa, an established supplier of post-patent crop protection products to customers around the world, with manufacturing facilities in United States, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, and Europe.