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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...

2012-02-02 08:52:00

RACINE, Wis., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson has distributed 225 MP3-enabled Lifeplayer radios to remote farm communities in northern Rwanda. SC Johnson is the first to use this new technology in an educational project to support pyrethrum (py) farmers. Initially, the project will benefit more than 5,000 py farmers, which is approximately 60 percent of the total number of py farmers in Rwanda, by sharing farming news, market trends and wellness information. To help...

2011-06-07 00:00:31

Perfect for the dad who loves his yard but can't enjoy because of bloodthirsty mosquitoes -- the ALLCLEAR Mosquito Mister. Approved by Terminix, the nation's leading pest control provider, ALLCLEAR gets rid of mosquitoes in just three minutes and repels them for hours...all with the click of a remote control! Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 Give dad the gift of a bug-free backyard this Father's Day with the ALLCLEAR® Cordless Mosquito Mister and 100%...

2010-04-02 10:52:00

RACINE, Wis., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson believes a flower can change a community. The company's latest ad, titled "Flower," highlights the company's work with partners in Rwanda. For more than 40 years, SC Johnson, A Family Company, has purchased pyrethrum (py), a botanical insecticide that is extracted from chrysanthemums, from East Africa for use in some of its pest control products sold around the world under the Raid® and Baygon® brands....

2009-06-02 16:16:00

RUHENGERI, Rwanda, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced today that it is initiating a partnership with a U.S. Agency for International Development-funded project starting this June to benefit thousands of Rwanda pyrethrum farmers by helping them enhance the collection, drying and transportation of higher-quality pyrethrum flowers. The 28-month long project endeavors to enable farmers to increase their families' income through enhanced production, as well as result in an increased...


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2005-07-12 18:30:59

The English daisy (Bellis perennis) is a wild-growing flower with short creeping rhizomes and small rounded or spoon shaped evergreen leaves. It is not destroyed by mowing and is therefore often considered a weed on lawns in western Europe. The outer florets are white (in cultivars) to light pink and the small fertile central florets are golden yellow. It is thought that the name "daisy" is a corruption of "day's eye", because the whole head closes at night and opens in the morning. The true...

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