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SIPCAM-OXON GROUP

History of the group

1946

Two Italian families established SIPCAM S.p.A. to satisfy the increasing demand for Agrochemicals in the Italian market.

1970

Establishment of OXON Italia S.p.A. to efficiently integrate SIPCAM’s activities with in-house developed chemical synthesis of Agrochemicals and to develop high technology business in the field of chemical intermediates.

1973

Expansion across Europe in Spain, France, UK and Portugal through the establishment or acquisition of local companies.

1979

The international expansion process continues through the start-up of new companies in Brazil and in the United States of America.

1982

Vischim – a joint venture with Caffaro – is established to market a fungicide worldwide.

1993

Acquisition of a minority participation in Isagro S.p.A..

1997

Establishment of Agroqualità in Italy, focused on development and marketing of innovative patented fertilizers.

1998

Establishment of Sipcam Pacific in Australia to market agrochemicals in Australia and New Zealand.

2000

Acquisition of a stake in Serbios s.r.l., an Italian company dedicated to develop and marketing of biological crop protection products.

2001

Establishment of Skyanide Chemicals in Germany, devoted to the marketing of fine chemicals.
Acquisition of a shareholding in Ital-Agro s.r.l., an Italian company dedicated to develop and market agrochemicals and fertilizers in the Home & Garden segment.

2002

Establishment of Sipcam Hellas to market agrochemicals and fertilizers in Greece.

2003

Establishment of Agroqualità subsidiaries in Spain and France.

2006

Establishment of Oxem S.p.A. in Italy devoted ti Biodiesel production.

2007

Establishment of Biosviluppo s.r.l. in Italy devoted to energy production from Biomasses.
Oxon establishes Oxon Asia srl to develop production activities in China.
Sipcam Pacific acquires in Australia all the assets of Summit Agro Australia from Sumitomo Corporation. Sumitomo Corporation and Nihon Nohyaku take minority shareholdings participations in Sipcam Pacific.

2008

Increase of the stake in Vischim to 100%..
Increase of the stake in Advan LLC to 100%.

2009

Establishment of Sipcam Agro China as a new distribution activities in China.

2010

Take of minority shares in Bailly, a Chinese company devoted to manufacturing of agrochemicals active ingredients and chemical intermediates.

Acquisition of a seed production site (Monsanto) in Lodi, Italy .

2011

Establishment of Sipcam Benelux to market agrochemicals in Belgium and Netherland.

Sipcam established an holding Company, Sipcam Europe S.p.A. for the purpose of marketing, distribution and development of agrochemicals, specialty fertilizers and seeds covering Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, UK and Benelux.

A letter of intent (LOI) between Sumitomo Corporation and Sipcam S.p.A. has been signed in June with the aim to create a common platform for the development, marketing and distribution of agricultural chemical products throughout Europe.

UPL enter the capital share of Sipcam Agro Brasil by 50%; SIPCAM UPL BRASIL has been established

2012

Sipcam S.p.A.( = Sipcam), Nihon Nohyaku Co., Ltd.( = NNC) and Sumitomo Corporation’s subsidiary, Sumi Agro Europe Ltd.( = SAE) concluded agreements on March 26, 2012 to enter a New Strategic Alliance in Europe:

  • Sipcam S.p.A. has acquired a minority stake into the holding named Sumi Agro Limited that cover Sumi Agro operations in France, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic/Slovakia Republic, Romania, Bulgaria and Germany
  • Sumi Agro and Nihon Nohyaku have acquired minority stakes in Sipcam Europe S.p.A.

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