New client: Syngenta in Monthey, Switzerland

Syngenta AG is a global company agribusiness that produces agrochemicals and seeds. As a biotechnology company, it conducts genomic research. It was formed in 2000 by the merger of Novartis Agribusiness and Zeneca Agrochemicals. As of 2014 Syngenta is the world’s largest crop chemical producer As of 2009 it ranked third in seeds and biotechnology sales.Sales in 2015 were approximately US$13.4 billion, over half of which were in emerging markets. International regulators have approved the firm’s acquisition by ChemChina, a Chinese state-owned enterprise.

Monthey is the largest Syngenta production site in the world. The production of almost all new active substances from research is launched in Monthey, before being transferred to other synthesis sites.

After a demonstration of our partner, Alkana sarl, during a course, the security managers of Syngenta decided to use the Maxicroc.