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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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August 21, 2017
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary AMVAC Chemical Corporation has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with Trimble Inc. The two companies are working toward a definitive agreement which will grant Trimble Inc. global distribution rights for the patent-pending SIMPAS™ prescriptive application equipment system developed by AMVAC.
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July 31, 2017
American Vanguard Reports Second Quarter & Mid-Year 2017 Results
Revenues and Earnings Increase
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July 31, 2017
AMVAC’s SIMPAS to be Field-Tested by the J.R. Simplot Company
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July 28, 2017
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), today announced that it will report financial results for the second quarter of 2017 on Monday, July 31, 2017.
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June 8, 2017
American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a $0.015 cash dividend payment to be distributed on July 14, 2017 to shareholders of record as of June 30, 2017.
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June 6, 2017
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary AMVAC Chemical Corporation has completed the acquisition of three crop protection product lines – abamectin, chlorothalonil and paraquat – from Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd., which is part of the China National Chemical Corporation (“ChemChina”) group. 
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May 4, 2017
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017.
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April 28, 2017
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), today announced that it will report financial results for the first quarter of 2017 on Thursday, May 4, 2017 after the close of the stock market.
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April 5, 2017
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), through its principal operating subsidiary, AMVAC Chemical Corporation, today announced the signing of an agreement to acquire  certain US assets relating to the three crop protection product lines - Abamectin, Chlorothalonil and Paraquat
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March 21, 2017
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary AMVAC Chemical Corporation has hired Ms. Anne Turnbough, Ph.D. as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs.
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March 10, 2017
American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a $0.015 cash dividend payment to be distributed on April 14, 2017 to shareholders of record as of March 31, 2017.
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March 6, 2017
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2016. Full-Year Revenues Increase 8% and Earnings Grow 94%
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March 1, 2017
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), today announced that it will report financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2016 on Monday, March 6, 2017 after the close of the stock market.
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January 17, 2017
AMVAC Acquires Andersons' FFIII™ Fungicide Product Line 
– AMVAC Chemical Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), has acquired the FFIII™ fungicide product line from the Plant Nutrient Group of The Andersons, Inc, (NASDAQ:ANDE). 
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Conference Calls
Date: Monday, July 31, 2017
Time: 4:30 pm ET / 1:30 pm PT
Purpose: American Vanguard 2Q'17 Conference Call
Speakers: Eric Wintemute, Chairman & CEO and David T. Johnson, CFO
Conference call transcript