MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 17 July 2019 – MGK, a leading provider of insect control solutions, is pleased to announce that it has executed a purchase agreement to acquire the Flynexx® brand assets from North Carolina based Piedmont Animal Health.
The acquisition includes the Flynexx Granules fly control product and an EPA registration for the insect growth regulator (IGR) cyromazine.
Lance Platt, Animal Health Sales and Marketing Manager for MGK says, “Flynexx is a great addition to the more than 15 products MGK currently offers in the animal health sector, which includes popular brands such as NyGuard®IGR, Decimari®, ULD® BP 100, Onslaught® FastCap and EverGreen® Pro 60-6.” Platt adds, “Having an additional IGR with a unique mode of action further strengthens MGK’s ability to provide livestock producers and applicators with more rotational choices within MGK’s suite of innovative insect control solutions.”
“The acquisition of the Flynexx business allows the immediate expansion of MGK’s animal health portfolio while also securing access to another IGR, which can be utilized for broader product development purposes”, said Don Sundquist, MGK’s Director of Business Development.
MGK, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a North American affiliate of Sumitomo Chemical Company, Tokyo, Japan. MGK is involved in the development, marketing and distribution of insect control products and currently serves the animal health, professional pest control, public health, crop protection, and household insecticide markets. MGK delivers its products through traditional distribution outlets, retail, and ecommerce channels. For more information on MGK’s operations and products, visit www.mgk.com.
Contact: Lance Platt, Sales and Marketing Manager – Animal Health, 763.593.3446.