Rotam Recognised by Prestigious Awards in China
Shanghai, China, 26 June 2013 – Fast-growing global organisation, Rotam CropSciences, has received several important awards, seeing the organisation recognised at both industry and state level. The China Crop Protection Industry Association (CCPIA) evaluated over 1000 AgroChemical companies in China and out of the Top 30 Formulators, Rotam’s Formulation and Distribution Business Unit was rated as number 2 in 2012 rankings. This top level accolade is based on sales, production and research and development capacity.
A further two awards, Innovative High Tech Enterprise and State Key Innovative High Tech Enterprise, saw the Technology Department of Jiangsu Province recognises Rotam’s continued investment and commitment to research and development. The award also considered sales generated from its high-tech, patented products, which in 2012 totalled over 60% of turnover.
Innovative High Tech Enterprise
State Key Innovative High Tech Enterprises
James Liu, Rotam Vice President and Regional Head in China, describes the accolades as a great honour. “This recognition, highlights Rotam’s significant advances in agricultural technology and crop protection solutions, to the benefit of farmers.”
He ascertains that Rotam’s emphasis on technical customer support, and strategic alliances with other multinational companies, such as BASF, Dow, Nippon Soda and Nihon Nohyaku, has been central to their success in offering a broad product portfolio.
Rotam’s Senior Vice President and Head of Technical Development, Dr. Yifan Wu identifies the next challenge as working even harder to ensure these valued accreditations are maintained, and in doing so, further develop and grow the organisation. “With 18% of our workforce dedicated solely to R&D in 2012, we are well placed to meet this challenge,” he adds.
Dr. Wu points to the firm’s commitment to investing in research and development, highlighting a new Central R&D Laboratory complex currently under development with a planned complexity supporting over 550 scientists in a wide range of disciplines.
“This investment in research and development helps to support enhanced manufacturing capability, with new plants in Taiwan and North China, and further develops our capabilities in delivering customer value in the production of superior disease, pest and weed control solutions.”
For more information contact Rotam at email@example.com.
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More about RotamRotam delivers fully integrated research and development, global product registration, manufacturing, marketing and technical support to produce high quality crop protection products and service within the innovative proprietary post patent market.
Selling branded, finished products in over 60 countries worldwide, the business is supported by a network of strategic partnerships, with national and regional distributors.
More about the CCPIA
The China Crop Protection Industry Association (CCPIA) is a non-profit making, national institution that bridges government and the industry in order to develop a sustainable and healthy agrochemical sector. In the course of over two decades since its establishment, CCPIA has undergone rapid development, with membership that has increased from 45 to 445 at present. The organisation represents producers/ enterprises, R & D and design institutions, universities and colleges, provincial/municipal pesticide associations related to technical, formulations, intermediates, auxiliaries, packing materials, packing equipment and application machinery. Production from CCPIA members has a value that accounts for 85% of the national total pesticide production.