Willowood Group is one of the leading global crop protection company employing more than 700 people with companies in India, Hong Kong, China, USA, Brazil, Indonesia, UAE and Africa and distributor network in over 50 countries.
ln its existence of 30 years, Willowood has developed a fully integrated business model that encompasses four Pillars of strength.
lt boasts a second to none in house GLP accredited R&D facility involved in basic research in process development from bench synthesis, kilo lab and pilot scale up and trouble- shooting studies, formulation development, Chemistry and Toxicology GLP studies with future plans of in house bio-efficacy studies all under one roof providing it a unique edge for product development and registration dossier preparation.
Willowood has dedicated formulation plants to maintain separation and avoid cross contaminations to produce Herbicides / lnsecticides / Fungicides / PGRs in separate plants and produces all kinds of liquids , powder and granules like EC, SL, SC, SE, CS, ME, WS, FS, OD, OF, CG, WP, WDG, DF, ZC, ZW, ZE etc. formulations with a combined capacity of 88030 KL / MT per annum. It has recently built a greenfield Al synthesis plant in 27 acres of area with 11 manufacturing lines that will be producing 18 products totalling to about 15000 MT capacity per annum.
Willowood has an experienced lP team that follows robust IP processes supported by knowledgeable scientific personnel. Over the years, Willowood has received 2 design patents and 29 formulation patents so far and has actively applied for close to 60 patents including both formulation and synthesis process patent nationally and globally. It strives to be a knowledge based research and innovation company having sales based on intellectual property and strives to create a proprietary product portfolio to offer to growers/ distributors around the world.
Willowood has vast experience of 30 years in Global marketing and serves distributors in close to 50countries supported by its presence in various countries and having registration in most of these countries allowing distributors to import its quality products with well-known brands like Valxtra, Willosate, Emacto, Glypax, X-Glider, Inovexia, Rudo, Dimoxa, Volley, Gallop, Nockeo, Ascozeb, Magnet, Dical, Terminator.
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This article was initially published in AgroPages' '2022 India Focus' magazine.