Jul. 11, 2017
Andermatt Biocontrol – which is embedded in the family/employee-owned Andermatt Holding – established its subsidiary in the United Kingdom, Andermatt Biocontrol UK Ltd. in July 2017 and appointed Dr. Andrew Brown as Managing Director. Andermatt Biocontrol is expanding its worldwide presence through the founding of subsidiaries and through the acquisition of shares in established biocontrol companies.
Andermatt UK will provide novel biological product solutions for fruit and vegetables as well as cereal crops. Their product portfolio consists of biological plant protection and plant nutrition solutions for professional growers. In addition, the company will offer a diverse range of products for the home and garden markets. The office of Andermatt UK is located in Brighton.
Dr. Andrew Brown has over ten years of experience within the biological control industry. During this period Andrew Brown has had a number of research and marketing positions with a focus on development of biological products. He is currently on the Executive Committee and Chair of the Microbial Biocontrol Agents Professional Group within the IBMA (International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association).
Founded more than 29 years ago, Andermatt Biocontrol has developed to become one of the leading biological plant protection companies. Key expertise of Andermatt Biocontrol and its subsidiaries is the development and production of new baculovirus and fungus based products as well as the registration and commercialization of novel crop protection and nutrition solutions worldwide.