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November 27, 2015 5:25 AM ET

Food Products

Company Overview of Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.

Company Overview

Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. develops and supplies advanced plant genetics, and provides seeds to farmers in the United States and internationally. It offers corn, soybean, canola, wheat, sorghum, sunflower, and alfalfa seeds, as well as corn silages and inoculants. The company also provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability. Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. was formerly known as Hi-Bred Corn Company and changed its name to Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. in 1970. The company was incorporated in 1926 and is based in Johnston, Iowa with a research center in Windfall, Indiana. Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. operates as a su...

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P.O. Box 1000

Johnston, IA 50131-0184

United States

Founded in 1926

5,025 Employees





Key Executives for Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.

Vice President of Finance
Associate General Counsel
Director of Human Resources
Corporate Controller
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. Key Developments

DuPont Pioneer Expands US Crop Research Center

DuPont Pioneer has expanded its multi-crop research center in Indiana with a goal of better serving local growers and giving further support to its global breeding and testing programs in corn, soybeans and wheat. Located in Windfall, Indiana, the research center serves as a multi-crop hub for the eastern US. While cost for the expansion was not revealed. The additions include 15,000 square feet of indoor work space and 9,600 square feet of equipment and machinery storage. The center has also added three new breeding programs that along with the other expansion efforts will enable the company to further its work on advanced breeding technologies, such as doubled haploids and molecular breeding for development of high-quality, locally adapted hybrids.

Pioneer Hi-Bred International Seeks Acquisitions

Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. is looking for acquisition. Paul Schickler President of Pioneer Hi-Bred states, "The company remains on the lookout for potential acquisitions to grow the company and provide more choices for the farmers who buy its products."

DuPont Pioneer Plans to Close Hawaii Facilities on Kauai

DuPont Pioneer announced that it is closing one of its Hawaii facilities on Kauai and laying off 34 employees to streamline operations amid a softening market. The closure of the 3,000-acre parent seed operations facility in Kekaha, where the initial seeds used to create hybrids are grown, when 23 employees were laid off. Another 11 more, will be laid off once the closure is complete within the next few months.

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