Source: Bayer CropScience via

Bayer CropScience is closing certain manufacturing facilities dedicated to carbamate chemistries in Institute, W.V., and is shutting down its Woodbine, Ga., formulation facility. As a result of these changes at both sites, there will be a total reduction of approximately 300 positions within two years.

"The decision was based on a number of factors, with both strategic and economic considerations. It is fully in line with our global strategy to focus on delivering innovative solutions to modern agriculture and replacing older compounds in our portfolio, including WHO Class I products", said Achim Noack, member of the Board of Management of Bayer CropScience. 

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