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Last $13.10 USD
Change Today +0.07 / 0.54%
Volume 9.4K
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4695 Macarthur Court

Newport Beach, CA 92660

United States

Phone: 949-260-1200

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American Vanguard Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, formulates, manufactures, and markets specialty chemical products primarily for agricultural and commercial uses. The company’s subsidiaries include AMVAC Chemical Corporation (AMVAC); GemChem, Inc. (GemChem); 2110 Davie Corporation (DAVIE); Quimica Amvac de Mexico S.A. de C.V. (AMVAC M); AMVAC Mexico Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada (AMVAC M Srl); AMVAC de Costa Rica Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada (AMVAC CR Srl); AMVAC Switzerland GmbH (AMVAC S); AMVAC do Brasil Representácoes Ltda (AMVAC B); AMVAC CV (AMVAC CV); AMVAC Netherlands BV (AMVAC BV); and Envance Technologies, LLC (Envance). The company manufactures and formulates chemicals for crops, turf and ornamental plants, and human and animal health protection. These chemicals, which include insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, molluscicides, growth regulators, and soil fumigants, are marketed in liquid, powder, and granular forms. In 2013, the company made an equity investment in TyraTech Inc. (TyraTech), a Delaware corporation that specializes in developing, marketing and selling pesticide products containing essential oils and other natural ingredients. The company owns the international rights to the cotton defoliant product tribufos (sold under the trade name Def). The assets include registrations and data rights, rights relating to manufacturing and formulation know-how, inventories and the trademark Def. Def complements AMVAC’s existing cotton defoliant product Folex. The company owns a global product line relating to the active ingredient tebupirimfos. The acquired assets include product rights (registrations and data rights, rights relating to manufacturing and formulation know-how), inventories, the trademarks Aztec, Azteca and Capinda and customer lists associated with these products, which are insecticides that are used to combat such soil borne insects as rootworm, cutworm, wireworm, seed corn maggots/beetles and white grub in a variety of corn crops. Additionally, it is registered in South Korea (and sold under the trade name Capinda) for use primarily in vegetable crops such as Chinese cabbage and ginseng. The company owns a global insecticide product line relating to the active ingredient ethoprophos (sold under the trade name Mocap). The assets include product rights (registrations and data rights, rights relating to manufacturing and formulation know-how), inventories, the Ultima packaging system, the trademarks Mocap and Ultima and customer lists associated with the product. Mocap is a soil insecticide that is registered in 50 countries, where it is used to combat nematode species in a range of crops. The company owns a global (except for Europe and Argentina) insecticide product line relating to the active ingredient fenamiphos (sold under the trade name Nemacur). The assets include product rights (registrations and data rights, rights relating to manufacturing and formulation know-how), inventories, the trademark Nemacur and customer lists associated with the product. Nemacur is a soil insecticide that is registered in 30 countries, for use primarily as a nematicide with additional efficacy against above ground sucking insects. In 2010, AMVAC and Kanesho Soil Treatment completed agreements with Certis-USA regarding the crop protection product Basamid (dazomet), under which AMVAC became the distributor and registration holder for this granular soil fumigant in the United States. Distribution The company distributes its products domestically predominantly through national distribution companies and buying groups or co-operatives that purchase its goods on a purchase order basis, and, in turn, sell them to retailers/growers/end-users. The company manages its international sales through its Netherlands’ office and sells product outside of the U.S. either via its sales offices in the Netherlands, Mexico or Cost Rica, via employed sales force executives located in France, Canada and Venezuela, or via sales agents in other territories. Environmental Protection Agency Registrations The company’s products also receive protection afforded by the t

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