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March 24, 2006 - 10:00

Arysta LifeScience Purchases Micro Flo Company

Arysta LifeScience North America Corporation and BASF Corporation has reached final agreement on the acquisition of major assets of Micro Flo Company LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of BASF Corporation.

Closing of the transaction is expected by the end of the first quarter 2006 pending customary regulatory approvals. Both companies agreed not to disclose financial details of the transaction.

Under the agreement, Arysta will acquire the commercial business of Micro Flo, including a portfolio of active ingredients and registrations, the Micro Flo trademark, patents and the development laboratory located in Sparks, Ga. With the exception of the employees at the Sparks manufacturing site who will remain with BASF, all Micro Flo personnel will be offered equivalent positions with Arysta LifeScience, including the development laboratory staff at the Sparks facility.

Danziger Offers Prizes

Growers throughout North America will soon be receiving their copies of Danziger’s 2006-2007 Bedding & Pot Plants Catalog, and Danziger wants to give something extra to those who take the opportunity to review its bedding and pot plant varieties.

Read through the catalog, then turn to the inside front cover and answer the 11 quiz questions based on the products in the catalog. The first 20 people to E-mail all 11 correct answers to Limor Ben-Zaken at will win a prize.

For more information, please visit


Poppelmann Plastics Moves

Poppelmann Plastics, USA, is moving to a new facility. The current office in Stone Mountain, Ga., is relocating to Claremont, N.C., Effective April 3, 2006, Poppelmanns will be moving from the Georgia facility to a location in Hickory, N.C., (located near the Claremont construction site).

Employees will remain in Hickory until the Claremont site is ready, which is expected to be finished in either December 2006 or January 2007. For more information call (866) 886-1556 or visit

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