what makes us American vanguard®
American Vanguard Corporation is a diversified specialty and agricultural products company that develops, manufactures, and markets solutions for crop protection and nutrition, turf and ornamentals management, commercial and consumer pest control. Over the past 20 years, through product and business acquisitions, the Company has expanded its operations into 19 countries and now has over 1,000 product registrations in 56 nations worldwide. Its strategy rests on three growth initiatives – i) Core Business (through innovation of conventional products), ii) Green Solutions (with over 130 biorational products – including fertilizers, microbials, nutritionals and non-conventional products) and iii) Precision Agriculture innovation (including SIMPAS prescriptive application and Ultimus measure/record/verify technologies). American Vanguard is included in the Russell 2000® and Russell 3000® Indexes.
From our global headquarters in Newport Beach, California, USA, we operate a wide range of businesses in the U.S. (AMVAC®, AMGUARD™ Environmental Technologies) as well as in Australia (AgNova Technologies™), Brazil (AMVAC do Brasil); Latin America (AGRI Center™), Mexico (AMVAC Mexico), and globally (Greenplants®, Agrinos®).
Embracing the meaning of vanguard, we drive the growth and sustainability of agricultural products for human and animal consumption, natural fibers, and alternative fuels through a successful, unwavering strategy focused on:
- Developing new products and acquiring well-established brands in proven crop protection chemistries, turf and ornamental markets, and public health applications
- Advancing the industry with precision agriculture technologies, GreenSolutions™, and other progressive technologies
- Focusing on international expansion and innovative product development as a true technology-based solutions provider
With much progress comes much responsibility. We recognize the importance of our role and effect on the planet — from the global environment to enhancing the overall quality of the communities where we live and work. American Vanguard is committed to providing a more sustainable future by safely and responsibly operating our manufacturing facilities, developing our products, and managing our footprint.