Sep. 16, 2015
ADAMA India, a subsidiary of ADAMA Agricultural Solutions, has set up a new formulation lab at the IKP Knowledge Park, Hyderabad.
Announcing the inauguration of the facility "of global standards", President and CEO of ADAMA India Ilan Levanon said: "This new lab would now complete the end-to-end research and development cycle in India and will support both global market needs we well as domestic needs."
The facility, he said in a release, "will also accelerate the process time of formulation as well as introduction of newer crop protection solutions for farmers." The formulation facility is the fourth lab in ADAMA India's R&D portfolio. The company plans to develop performance optimized differentiated solutions for farmers, which are cost effective and environmentally safe to use, Mr.Levanon added.
The release said ADAMA India’s current 10,000 sq ft R&D facility in Hyderabad is spread across two blocks and has three wings – Synthetic labs, Analytical labs & Scale-up laboratory. The formulation lab, equipped with latest technological instruments, will support both liquid and solid formulations.
ADAMA India plans to launch several products, tailor made for the Indian as well as the global market during 2016-2020. Apart from the R&D Centre in Hyderabad, established in 2010, the company has a formulation plant in Dahej, Gujarat, which was set up in 2011, the release said.