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American Vanguard Corporation

American Vanguard Corporation is a diversified specialty and agricultural products company focusing on crop protection, turf and ornamental markets, and public health applications. The Company has continued its successful strategy of acquiring or licensing both new and well-established product lines that serve numerous high valued market niches. New product development and international expansion also provide an additional stimulus for growth. Through skillful marketing, diligent product registration, quality manufacturing, American Vanguard has positioned itself to capitalize on developing trends in modern agriculture. American Vanguard will continue to meet the needs of a world demanding ever-increasing quantities of agricultural products for human food, animal feed, natural fibers and alternative fuels.
American Vanguard’s subsidiary, AMVAC Chemical Corporation, develops, manufactures and markets effective agricultural and commercial products for crop protection, non-agricultural and public health applications. AMVAC’s product development capabilities include new product acquisition and/or licensing for U.S. domestic sales and worldwide product distribution. AMVAC operates four manufacturing facilities in the U.S. that provide flexible production of high-quality products with an excellent record of safety and regulatory compliance. AMVAC also maintains a very robust product registration function that has successfully maintained the intellectual property value of the company’s portfolio.

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In the News

April 30, 2015
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. 
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April 29, 2015
American Vanguard Acquires Global Bromacil Herbicide Business Assets from DuPont Crop Protection

American Vanguard Corporation and DuPont Crop Protection today announced that AMVAC C.V., the Netherlands-based international subsidiary of American Vanguard, has acquired the DuPont global Bromacil herbicide business assets. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
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April 6, 2015 

American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), through its international subsidiary AMVAC Netherlands B.V., today announced the acquisition of Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd.'s European Nemacur® insecticide/nematicide business assets.
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March 16, 2015
American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a $0.02 cash dividend payment to be distributed on April 17, 2015 to shareholders of record as of April 3, 2015.
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February 26, 2015
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014.
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January 5, 2015
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced that Ulrich (Bob) Trogele, PhD, has been named Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of its principal operating subsidiary, AMVAC Chemical Corporation, effective immediately.
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Conference Calls

Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015
Time: 4:30 pm ET / 1:30 pm PT
Purpose: American Vanguard 1Q'15 Conference Call
Speakers: Eric Wintemute, Chairman and CEO, Bob Trogele, COO and David T. Johnson, CFO
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