Mar. 7, 2023
Ranked among the 20 largest Brazilian companies in the crop protection market, the Cropfield Group announced to AgroPages the inauguration of a new plant for biological products in the Brazilian state of Paraná.
In addition, the company revealed that it is also preparing an agrochemical formulating plant to be launched by 2025, with an investment of around BRL90 million.
Located in an area of 50,000 square meters, the unit located in the city of Apucarana centralizes all the operations of the Cropfield Group, formed by nine companies.
Currently, the company has a constructed area of around 11,000 square meters and handles around 400 trucks a year, a number that should double with the planned expansions.
Cropfield was born in 2013 in the state of Rio Grande do Sul and subsequently, branches were set up in several states, in addition to several companies that were created and incorporated into the group, including Cropfert, Solus, Transcrop, Granum, Cropbio, ProVita, Tudo Rural and Kesoja.
″The Apucarana unit was inaugurated in 2020 and started to centralize all the group's operations, covering the administrative, financial, collections, credit, and inventory sectors,″ said Anderson Faustino, Commercial Technical Director of the Cropfield Group.
Faustino explained that the group has revenues of ″approximately US$150 million, which places the group among the 20 largest in Brazil in the plant protection and nutrition segment.″
The biological products factory, which should be inaugurated in May 2023, is receiving investments of BRL30 million.
The agrochemical formulator, with a capacity of 30 million liters/year and which should start operating by 2025, will receive investments of BRL60 million.
In addition to Apucarana, the Cropfield Group has units in several other Brazilian states spread across the country’s North, Midwest, Southeast, and South regions.
(Editing by Leonardo Gottems, reporter for AgroPages)
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