New agricultural Research Center starts operation in the U.S. Midwest

September 21, 2017 Valent U.S.A. LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical, has completed construction and started operation of a new field testing station, the Midwest Agricultural Research Center, in the US state of Illinois. At the new facility, field testing will be conducted on crop protection products for row crops such as soybean, corn, [...]

Sumitomo Chemical and Bayer agree to collaborate on new fungicidal mixtures in Brazil

June 27, 2017 Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited and Bayer announced today that the companies have reached a new agreement on the development of fungicidal mixture products aimed at controlling soybean diseases in Brazil. These products will utilize Sumitomo Chemical’s novel fungicide in combination with established Bayer fungicides to create a potent new means of combating [...]

Sumitomo Chemical and BASF sign global collaboration agreement to develop new fungicide

Tokyo, JAPAN and Ludwigshafen, GERMANY – June 13, 2017 – Sumitomo Chemical and BASF, two of the world’s leading chemical companies, announced today their entry into a collaboration agreement for the development of a new fungicide. The agreement brings together Sumitomo Chemical’s and BASF’s innovation skills to deliver a novel fungicidal compound to farmers around [...]

Clothianidin statement April 2017

Sumitomo Chemical Agro Europe’s views on draft amendment to European Commission Implementing Regulation as regards the conditions of approval of active substance Clothianidin proposed to SCOPAFF (Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed ) on 22nd-23rd March 2017 (the “Draft Amendment”) The European Commission (DG Sante) has proposed in the Draft Amendment further limitations [...]

We wish you a very Happy New Year 2017

ABIM Congress

On October 24-26, 2016, The SCAE Marketing team, Regulatory colleagues and VBC colleagues attended the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting in Basel (Switzerland). Valent Biosciences Corporation (VBC) and Sumitomo Chemical Corporation (SCC) are long platinum sponsor of this event and for the first time SCAE had a booth in the main avenue of the Congress. [...]

ESA Congress

Our SCAE Marketing team attended on October 9-11 2016 in Rome, Italy, the Annual European Seed Trade Meeting organized by the European Seed Association. We had a booth where we displayed to the seed industry our product EndoMaxx and Myccorhizae. For more information on Myccorhizae have a look at the site http://mycorrhizae.com/   [...]


On September 26, 2016, 12 brave sporty colleagues from Sumitomo Chemical Agro Europe took up for the first time the challenge of le défi des entreprises in Grand parc de Miribel Jonage close to Lyon. Running, mountain bike, canoe: 350 teams sportingly competed! Our 3 teams had fun, surpassed themselves and obtained good [...]

November 2015: Moving to the Milky Way…

On November 2015, we have moved to new offices. Our new address is Sumitomo Chemical Agro Europe S.A.S. Parc d’affaires de Crécy 10A rue de la Voie Lactée 69370 Saint Didier au Mont d’Or.