Company Profile

ADAMA Australia is a leading global manufacturer and distributor of crop protection solutions.

The Company supplies efficient solutions to farmers across the full farming value-chain, including crop protection, novel agricultural technologies, and complementary non-crop businesses.

In 2013, the Company ranked seventh in the world in the overall agro-chemicals industry. The Company is characterised by its farmer-centric approach to product development, and strict standards of environmental protection and quality control. 

  • A heritage of nearly 70 years 
  • Agan Chemical Manufacturers founded in 1945 
  • Makhteshim Chemical Works founded in 1952 
  • Headquartered in Airport City, Israel, just outside of Tel Aviv. Regional headquarters in Europe, North America and Asia. 
  • Privately held – 60% by ChemChina, 40% by Koor Industries 
  • 2013 Global revenue - US$3.07 billion 
    • Americas – 41.4%
    • Europe – 37.1%
    • APAC – 18.0%
    • Israel – 3.5% 
  • Over 4500 employees with offices in over 45 markets around the world, serving farmers in more than 120 countries on six continents
  • Seven global product development centers and 19 production sites (synthesis and formulation) 
  • Product categories include: Fungicides, Herbicides, Insecticides, Growth Regulators, Seed Dressing, Non-crop Products