Nufarm, Sumitomo expand strategic alliance

Nufarm, Sumitomo expand strategic alliance

11:51 PM, 19th March 2012
Nufarm, Sumitomo expand strategic alliance

VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA/ TOKYO, JAPAN: Nufarm Limited and Sumitomo Chemicals have new distribution arrangements for Canada and three European countries- Hungary, Romania and Ukraine. In Canada, Nufarm Agriculture Inc has become a distributor for crop protection and specialty products of Valent Corporation and Valent BioSciences Corporation (VBC), company of Sumitomo Chemical Group.

In Hungary, Romania and Ukraine, Nufarm has also become a distributor for Sumitomo Chemical. Nufarm’s local group companies in these countries will distribute Sumitomo Chemical’s insecticides including esfenvalerate and pyriproxyfen. In addition, in Ukraine, fenitrothion, which is in widespread use worldwide as Sumithion, will be distributed through a Nufarm local company.

“In addition to the successful distribution of Valtera Herbicide by Nufarm, we welcome this expanded strategic alliance in Canada. Also, in these three European countries, the new distribution arrangements with Nufarm will further strengthen Sumitomo Chemical’s crop protection chemicals business,” said Ray Nishimoto, Managing Executive Officer, Sumitomo Chemical.

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