Vive Crop Protection and Arysta LifeScience Announce Partnership

arysta 1Vive Crop Protection and Arysta LifeScience North America are pleased to announce a partnership to bring to market Vive’s patented technology combined with key Arysta LifeScience active ingredients. “Our technology enhances the performance of crop protection products, and this partnership will mean better pest control, maximizing yields for growers,” said Keith Thomas, Vive’s Chief Executive Officer. “We are very excited to work with Arysta LifeScience to bring these innovative products to their customers.”

“When combined with our key actives, the technology provides excellent compatibility and stability in a broad range of liquid fertilizers,” said Craig Brekkas, Head of Marketing, Arysta LifeScience. “This gives growers an excellent tool to provide early­season protection to the crop.”

Vive’s Chief Commercial Officer, Skip Campbell, agrees. “Products made using this technology deliver superior performance. We expect to build on this relationship with Arysta LifeScience globally and we look forward to jointly bringing additional products to the market in the future.”

Arysta LifeScience, now owned by Platform Specialty Products, is a leading crop protection and life science company with 2014 revenues of US $2.2 billion. An entrepreneurial provider of crop protection and life science products in more than 125 countries worldwide, Arysta LifeScience specializes in marketing and distribution of respected crop protection brands and life science products that meet the needs of its global partners.

More information on the company is available at:

Arysta LifeScience media contact:
Linda Frerichs
Global & North America Communications
+1 919­-678­-4948

Vive media contact:
Darren Anderson, Chief Communications Officer
+1 416-­260­-8889 x 222