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2014-06-17 12:22:45

CARY, N.C., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Agro USA (SAUS) announces the appointment of William (Bill) M. Lewis to the position of President and CEO. Mr. Lewis is replacing Bill Wisdom, who retired at the end of March. Mr. Lewis has extensive agricultural chemical industry experience having held numerous management positions with ICI, Zeneca, Syngenta and Arysta over the past 28 years. In the past two years, Mr. Lewis has owned and operated two John Deere dealerships in the...

2014-04-30 12:24:33

By partnering with Sumitomo Corporation of Americas and BNB on a new 118-turbine wind farm, it marks the biggest long-term commitment to renewable energy use of any food manufacturing business in the United States MCLEAN, Va., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mars, Incorporated, in partnership with Sumitomo Corporation of Americas, announced an agreement today on a new 200MW wind farm that will generate 100% of the electricity needs of Mars' U.S. operations, which is comprised of 70...

2014-04-10 12:22:37

TOKYO, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tokyo-based Sumitomo Corporation announced the acquisition of agricultural crop protection fungicide Metominostrobin from Bayer CropScience Japan. The deal was made through Summit Agro International (hereinafter referred as "Sumisho Agro"), a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation (SC). Metominostrobin is a broad-spectrum, systemic fungicide with preventative and curative activity. It is especially potent on soybean rust, which can seriously damage...

2014-02-07 08:20:29

TOKYO, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sumitomo Corporation (Head Office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Kuniharu Nakamura) has developed and installed the world's first large-scale power storage system which utilizes used batteries collected from electric vehicles (hereinafter : EV). This commercial scale storage system, built on Yume-shima Island, Osaka, will begin operating in February 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140207/NY60606 Over the next three years, the...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.