Songwon cease tin agrochemicals production at Ulsan

Songwon to cease tin agrochemicals production at Ulsan

11:03 AM, 28th September 2012
Songwon to cease tin agrochemicals production at Ulsan

ULSAN, KOREA: Songwon Industrial Co Ltd will discontinue manufacturing of tin agrochemicals at its Ulsan (Korea) facility from 1 January, 2013 onwards. The products affected will be raw materials used in production of organotin agrochemicals that prevent disease of mites on apples, pears, grapes and oranges, vegetables and other crops.

“The demand for Fenbutan and Cytin in pesticides has been in decline for the past several years, driven primarily by growing consumer awareness against use of chemicals in food production. Regulatory standards have also strengthened, with the result that a significant increase in capital will be required to bring the current operations up to compliance. These factors have driven Songwon’s decision to cease production of organotin agrochemicals,” said K T Jeong, Business Manager, PVC Stabilizers and Tin Intermediates, Songwon.

The discontinuation of Songcat, FENBUTAN & Songcat„ CYTIN will not however, in any way, affect Songwon’s production of other tin based products. Songwon will continue to produce and ship tin agrochemicals until December 31, 2012 for all existing open orders.

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