Sipcam Oxon has acquired 100% of Sofbey SA

The Italian company Sipcam Oxon has acquired 100% of the Swiss company Sofbey SA with effect from June 1st, 2018.

Sofbey SA (Geneva, Switzerland) is a company specialized in innovative biostimulants. It is the owner of Blackjak®, an outstanding product that improves both quality and plant yields of many crops.  Blackjak® is currently sold in more than thirty countries world-wide and is on development in many others.

Sipcam Oxon (Milan, Italy) is a global agrochemical player classified in the top fifteen positions of the world-wide ranking.

Acquisition of Sofbey, the President Nadia Gagliardini says, is part of Sipcam Oxon program of expansion in the biostimulants and special fertilizers market that is focused on an high quality and innovative product portfolio.



June 12th, 2018|News|

Sipcam-Oxon has agreed to invest in UK company Eden Research and has signed several commercial and development deals

Sipcam-Oxon decided to make a strategic investment in UK company Eden Research (Cirencester, Gloucestershire) of some £2.2 million ($2.9 million) and to enter into an agreement for the Subscription.

The above investment comes after a collaboration started in 2013 for the evaluation of Eden’s biofungicide, 3AEY, based on the terpene active ingredients, eugenol, geraniol and thymol, targeted on Botrytis spp on grapevines and a range of additional high-value fruits and vegetables, followed by the commercialization in Italy and Spain in 2016, after granting the relevant registrations.

The above investment comes together with the signature of new collaborations that represent a “significant expansion” of the relationship, as pointed out by Eden:

  • Sipcam will expand the commercialisation of 3AEY, in Australia, where it will be the exclusive distributor;
  • Sipcam will have the first option to negotiate for the distribution rights for new plant protection products that Eden develops in countries where Sipcam has an affiliate, subject to certain ongoing commitments and evaluations;
  • Sipcam will also have the right to evaluate a number of its ais encapsulated using Eden Sustaine micro-encapsulation technology. That includes combinations with Eden’s own ais;
  • Eden will receive access to Sipcam-owned technologies and R&D facilities.
July 10th, 2017|News|

SIPCAM OXON Inaugurazione nuove sale Expo

June 25th, 2015|News|

Sipcam and Nihon Nohyaku Joint Venture in Brazil

Sipcam has entered into a strategic alliance with the Japanese agrochemical company Nihon Nohyaku regarding the development, marketing, distribution and formulation of agrochemical products in Brazil. Under the terms of this agreement, the companies have formed a 50/50 joint venture, Sipcam Nichino Brasil S.A.

September 11th, 2014|News|

Sipcam is launching LIETO in South Europe

LIETO is a new downy mildew product for Grape, Tomato and Potato that Sipcam is introducing on the market this year in Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece. It is a combination of Cymoxanil and Zoxamide formulated in Wettable Grains in 1:1 ratio. The product provide an effective protection against Grape Downy mildew (Plasmopara viticola) and Late blight in Potato and Tomato (Phytophtora infestans). This formulation has been developed in the European Union by Oxon, Cymoxanil producer, and Gowan International, Zoxamide producer.

April 23rd, 2014|News|

Sipcam New Insecticide Registrations in Italy

Sipcam-Oxon has announced that it has received registrations in Italy for two new lambda-cyhalothrin based soil insecticides, Ercole and Trika Expert, formulated with exclusive technologies. In Trika Expert is combined a fertilizer matrix that confer to the product a significant starter effect on the crops. Both products are effective on soil insects and in particular Wireworms (Agriotes spp.) and Western Corn Rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera) and are registered for use on corn, potato, as well as a range of other field crops and vegetables, with introduction expected in 2014. The Company has the plan to register the products in other European countries.

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October 11th, 2013|News|

Oxon Italia SpA office opened in Sao Paolo, Brasil

It will place the company, through its subsidiary Oxon Brasil Defensivos Agricolas LTDA, closer to the strategic Latin America market. It will allow Oxon to improve both the commercial activities, through the local distribution system, and the development of new products in pipeline.



Rua Tabapuã, N°474 – 6°andar – conj 64/65

Itaim Bibi – 04533-01

São Paulo – SP


Tel: + 55/11/2337-2006;  + 55/11/2337-2007

July 16th, 2012|News|