SipcamAdvan announces the opening of its new laboratory facility located in Valdosta, GA. The lab augments SipcamAdvan formulation expertise and new product speed to market, both key components of its growth plan for 2010 and beyond.
The lab will facilitate the development and testing of innovative formulas, as part of SipcamAdvan’s launch platform for new technology in the crop protection, turf, and ornamental markets in the United States and Mexico.
“The new lab puts SipcamAdvan in great position to meet many of our corporate goals,” says Ron Hatton, Director of Operations. “It allows us to bring new products to market, supporting the goal of developing a full portfolio of differentiated offers, including bio-rationals. With the lab, we are able to increase speed-to-market which is extremely important in this ever-changing market.”
Chris Cody, Manager of Quality and Formulations, will serve as manager of the Valdosta, Georgia facility.
“I am very excited about the new opportunities that the addition of the lab brings to SipcamAdvan. It certainly will assist us in providing our customers with innovative and high quality products,” says Cody.
Owned by the Sipcam/Oxon Group, an Italian company known for its formulation and
manufacturing expertise, SipcamAdvan utilizes a distribution-focused marketing strategy
and aims to be a trusted and reliable supplier of differentiated solutions. SipcamAdvan
recognizes that increased commitment to sustainability and demand for biorational
products is here to stay. To best respond to these demands in today’s changing market
SipcamAdvan is organized into two business units, an Agricultural Business Unit and a Specialty Business Unit.
The Agricultural Business Unit distributes both conventional and biorational fungicides,
herbicides, insecticides for use in key agricultural markets. The Specialty Business Unit
serves the Turf & Ornamental, Pest Management and nursery greenhouse markets. This
organization allows SipcamAdvan to offer customers access to a broad portfolio of both
conventional and biorational products from a single source, providing them with a
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