Our mission is to develop and deliver sustainable and innovative crop protection solutions driven by the best technical advice and market understanding.
A new and significant force in crop protection, Certis Belchim B.V. combines the strengths of two well-established businesses with expertise in product development, registration and marketing and best-in-class technical and product knowledge.
With unique access to innovative technology in the crop protection sector from our Japanese shareholders, our own proprietary products and additional strategic suppliers, Certis Belchim has a leading pipeline and portfolio. We have strong foundations and an established footprint throughout Europe, dynamic and growing platforms in North America and expanding opportunities with partners in Africa, South America and Asia.
Our ambition is to provide integrated programmes, combining biological and chemical products, that meet the challenges of sustainable crop production and the demands of the value chain. By the transfer of technical product knowledge and crop expertise into practical advice in the field, enabled by our world-class trial stations, we support our customers to unlock maximum value for farmers. Building on our strength in specialty crops we shall continue to invest in understanding and addressing the challenges that these growers face, whilst further developing our portfolio of innovative products and extending our offer in broadacre crops.
Certis Belchim is part of Mitsui & Co. Ltd.’s Nutrition and Agriculture business unit and is underpinned by five strong Japanese shareholders: Mitsui AgriScience International S.A., Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha, Nippon Soda, Mitsui Chemicals Agro, Inc., and Kumiai Chemical.
Our shareholders issued the following statement:
“Certis Belchim brings together the resources and expertise of its two legacy companies, Certis Europe and Belchim Crop Protection, to present a significant force in the crop protection market. Our strategic alliance as shareholders is an exciting development and we are looking forward to the journey together with the Certis Belchim team, creating new value and meeting the needs of growers as they face the challenges of sustainable crop production”.
Mark Waltham, CEO of Certis Belchim B.V., commented:
“Certis Belchim is built on the foundations of two creative and dynamic companies who have positioned themselves as providers of innovative crop protection solutions, supported by best-in-class technical and product knowledge and we will continue to build from these foundations in Europe and beyond. We have a very capable team, united in our ambition to help our customers and suppliers through the development of innovative products and programs designed to protect crops around the world sustainably: this is the essence of ‘growing together’.”