- MGK, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical Company, purchased the DeBug brand of neem products from Agro Logistic Systems.
- The DeBug products add to MGK’s current botanical portfolio, which includes legacy brands Pyganic and EverGreen.
MGK president Steve Gullickson said the acquisition “supports MGK’s mission to make life healthier by offering responsible products that protect people and their environments from the impact of insects.”
Offering quadruple action as an insecticide, fungicide, miticide and nematicide, the DeBug range of products gives growers with insect control solutions across a broad base of pests and crops. It can be used independently or in tandem with pyrethrum and other natural or synthetic pesticides.
- ACTIVE INGREDIENT: Pyrethrins
- Class : Botanical Insecticide
- Specialty kills a broad spectrum of pests from aphids to whiteflies.
- It can be used on ornamental plants, vegetables, fruit and nut trees.
- Active Ingredients: Pyrethrum
- Class : Insecticide
- EverGreen Pyrethrum Insecticide is a pyrethrin-based botanical insecticide that controls over 230 insects including Bed Bugs, Fleas, Ants, German Cockroaches, and Ticks
MGK’s plan is to incorporate neem into its product development process.
“We are excited to add neem to our portfolio of botanical active ingredients,” MGK business development director Don Sundquist said. “MGK now has a strong development and commercial position in three time-tested and highly effective EPA-registered botanical active ingredients.
Founded in 1902, MGK sells insect control products into global markets including consumer home and pet products, professional pest control, animal health, and crop protection. The company holds 381 product registrations with the US EPA for insect control products, and currently sells its products in more than 60 countries globally. MGK is a world leader in the development and distribution of the botanical insecticides as well as a wide range of synthetic chemistries