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Nisso America Inc (NAI) is a New York City based company with a major focus on agrochemicals. NAI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Soda Company Ltd., based in Tokyo, Japan. The agrochemicals group is a global agrochemical business focused on Crop Protection Chemicals. Nippon Soda has a strong commitment to the agrochemicals business, and our current turnover comprises around one-third (1/3) of the total companyfs turnover. Nippon Soda has a strong R&D group involved in the synthesis and discovery of new products and is currently is evaluating several new candidate compounds for the US market.

NISSOfs commitment to future R&D and product development is illustrated by:

  • 300M US dollars in worldwide net sales of agrochemicals
  • R&D oriented with 5 discovered compounds currently registered by EPA:
    • Thiophanate-methyl
    • Sethoxydim
    • Hexythiazox
    • Triflumizole
    • Acetamiprid
fungicide
herbicide
miticide
fungicide
insecticide
  • In addition, a new fungicide, cyflufenamid (ISO proposed), featuring control of powdery mildew diseases in the development pipeline.
  • In April of this year Nippon Soda purchased Dainippon Ink and Chemicals agrochemicals business. This purchase included the following products:
    • Iminoctadine tricerate
    • Iminoctadine albesilate
    • Pyributicarb
fungicide
fungicide
herbicide

Nisso America Inc. is committed to continuing to develop and sell crop protection chemicals in North America. Our goal is to work closely with our customers to expand our agrochemicals business in the NAFTA region over the next 10 years.

 

Agri-Business Products

Product Name Usage
thiophanate-methyl Fungicides
triflumizole
cyflufenamid
iminoctadine tris
iminoctadine triacetate
acetamiprid Insecticides / Acaricides
dichlorvos
hexythiazox
fluacrypyrim
sethoxydim Herbicides
tepraloxydim