2007 News Releases

Arysta & Valent Announce New Clothianidin Agreement  

July 15, 2007

Arysta LifeScience and Valent U.S.A. Corporation today announced they have reached a supply and marketing agreement in the U.S.A. for the active ingredient, clothianidin. 

Under the terms of the agreement, Valent has rights to the brand names Arena, Clutch, Celero and Belay. Valent will enter the crop and ornamental markets with clothianidin in September and the professional turf market by the end of November, 2007.

Arysta will continue to market clothianidin in premixtures for use in the granule and sprayable segments within the professional turf market under the brand name Aloft. Registration is anticipated before the end of November 2007. Arysta and Valent will make separate announcements related to product offerings for the 2008 season.