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Amvac Environmental Products rebrands as Amguard Environmental Technologies

May 3, 2021By

American Vanguard has announced that Amvac Environmental Products (“AEP”), provider of chemistries and low-impact solutions to the professional pest, public health, golf, lawn care and ornamental markets is rebranding its businesses. The company will now operate under the new brand name Amguard Environmental Technologies. The name change reflects their commitment to providing a compelling portfolio of technology and innovative solutions... read more

Amvac releases new herbicide and fungicide, Oreon fungicide to be renamed Premion

September 29, 2017By

Amvac Chemical Corp., based in Newport Beach, Calif., launched Scepter T&O 70WDG Herbicide and FF III turf fungicide. Scepter, which contains the active ingredient imazaquin, is a selective postemergent herbicide that provides control of hard-to-control weeds in turf and landscape ornamentals, according to the company. FF III is a turf disease product in a dry granular formulation that includes three active ingredients: PCNB,... read more

Amvac acquires OHP

September 25, 2017By

American Vanguard Corp.’s wholly owned subsidiary Amvac Chemical Corp. will acquire OHP, a supplier of pesticides for the greenhouse and nursery markets. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close Oct. 2., were not disclosed. “We are extremely excited to have OHP become a significant part of Amvac’s noncrop business,” Amvac COO Bob Trogele said. “The leading position that OHP... read more

Amvac launches new website

July 6, 2016By

Amvac Chemical Corp., a business unit of American Vanguard Corp., launched a new website named The website provides information on the company’s turf fungicide portfolio. The site features photos that show results for products such as Oreon, Autilus and Turfcide. “We have an outstanding portfolio of products for the turf market and wanted to ensure we made it easy for... read more

AMVAC gains Basamid G distribution rights

April 1, 2014By

AMVAC Chemical Corp., a subsidiary of American Vanguard Corp., became the sole distributor of the granular soil fumigant product Basamid G. Basamid G is labeled for use in golf courses, athletic fields, sod farms, home lawns, ornamental sites, field nurseries, turf sites, greenhouses, hoop houses, soil media, interplanting and nonbearing crops. “By becoming the exclusive distributor of Basamid G, AMVAC... read more