Valent U.S.A. to Expand Support for North American Crop Protection Offerings

valent_logoValent U.S.A. Corporation announced a series of expansions to its commercial business aimed at supporting its growing specialty and row crop portfolio, as well as enhance service and technical support to customers across the agricultural regions of the United States.

The commercial expansions, planned to take shape over the next six months, will organize the sales and technical service teams of Valent into three commercial units – Western, Midwest and Coastal. These new units will be overseen by a new management team consisting of commercial unit directors and field market development managers whose focus will be providing local, customer-centric farming solutions and technical support to the regions in each unit.

In addition to expanding its commercial presence, Valent also announced plans to expand its research infrastructure to support the development of new pipeline technologies. The expansion plans include investments in new greenhouses and growth chambers at Valent’s Midsouth Agricultural Research Center in Greenville, Mississippi, to support evaluation of new active ingredients and formulations in the Valent pipeline. In addition, Valent will be investing in upgrades to its laboratory systems to support evaluation of new technology at the Valent Technical Center, located in Dublin, California.

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