South African Crop Protection Companies Meridian Agritech and Intelichem to Collaborate
South African companies, Meridian Agritech, a developer and distributor of crop protection products, and crop solution provider InteliChem, have joined forces in an effort to better serve a highly competitive market.
The collaboration between the two offers InteliChem immediate access to over 100 registration licenses as well as an ISO accredited formulation facility, quality control laboratory and warehousing. The transaction entails outright sale of 50% of Meridian shares to InteliChem. The sale also includes 50% of the assets of the formulation facility Synovatech with its own quality control and formulation research laboratory and production lines for SC, EC, SL, EW, ME, SE as well as packing lines.
“Together, Meridian and InteliChem are committed to continuously offering specialist services encompassing a holistic set of solutions for crop production and have developed a unique and differentiated portfolio of complementary businesses and solutions,” the companies said. “The diverse product offering of Meridian together with the specialized, focused and complimentary business portfolios offered by InteliChem enables us to provide the producers with a complete crop solution for a large variety of crops, complementing the whole food supply chain.”