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2013-08-12 12:22:13

Transaction Combines Sumitomo Chemical's Environmental Health Division's Insect Control Technologies Under the MGK Umbrella MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MGK, an affiliate of Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. (Sumitomo), a worldwide leader in insect control technologies, announced that it intends to acquire the Environmental Science Division (ESD) of Valent BioSciences Corporation (VBC), based in Libertyville, Illinois. This acquisition will broaden MGK's portfolio...

2012-12-18 12:21:41

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MGK, a worldwide business leader in insect control technologies based in Minneapolis, announced that it has sold a majority interest in the company to Sumitomo Chemical of Tokyo, Japan, a longtime shareholder and partner. Founded in 1902, MGK has partnered with Sumitomo Chemical, a multinational chemical giant in basic chemicals, petrochemicals and life-sciences since the 1970s. Sumitomo Chemical first became an MGK shareholder in 1989. This...

2012-10-09 19:20:46

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The moment has come. Today Bad Boy/Interscope recording artist, MGK, releases his debut album, Lace Up. The LP will provide an introspective look at the many experiences that have shaped the Cleveland born rapper and is sure to impress both fans and critics. "Lace Up" is host to single "Wild Boy," which is RIAA-certified Gold, selling over 500,000 copies. MGK was presented with his first Gold plaque by Sean "Diddy" Combs, Harve Pierre, James...

2012-10-05 14:20:30

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MGK, the family-owned provider of insect control solutions to a wide variety of markets, announces the purchase of assets from California-based Dunhill Chemical Company Inc. related to sabadilla, a botanical insecticide derived from a Central and South American lily, Schoenocaulon officinale. The MGK purchase involves the transfer of all rights, title and interest in Dunhill's sabadilla assets, including the existing Federal (EPA) and...

2012-10-05 14:20:28

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MGK, the family-owned provider of insect control solutions to a wide variety of markets, announced the sale of one of its subsidies, Baltimore-based ICR Inc., to i2L Research Ltd. ("i2L") of Cardiff, UK. ICR Inc, formerly known as Insect Control and Research, provides efficacy testing and regulation consulting to the insect control product industry. According to MGK President Steve Gullickson, the purchase of ICR by i2L, a product testing and...