Rotam at a Glance

Today, Life Sciences are our core business and concentrates the bulk of investments for Plant Protection Products and Veterinary Products under the Rotam CropSciences Limited entity. The rest of the group is dedicated to pharmaceuticals and packaging.

The headquarters of Rotam CropSciences is in Hong Kong. Most of the production is manufactured in China and all activities are organized around 9 regions: China, Taiwan, Asia Pacific, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa), NAFTA ( USA, Canada, and Mexico), LAN (Latin America and North America), Brazil and Argentina.

Each of these Regions is led by a Regional head; each Regional Division includes its own logistical and financial teams, as well as its marketing / promotion and technical support teams.

The Rotam group was founded in 1950 around 2 activities:

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FOOD DISTRIBUTION

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LIFE SCIENCES

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1950

1950s

Rotam Group established with pharmaceutical business set up in Taiwan by the Lu family

1960s

Strategic initiative to build up crop protection business globally under Rotam group

1960S
1990

1990s

Crop protection business operations in China, Central America, Middle East, East Africa & Southern Europe

China manufacturing hub established

Global regulatory team formed

Specialty pharmaceutical & agrochemical packaging JV formed

2000s

Rotam Research Laboratory (RRL) accredited with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)

Manufacturing hub expansion in China,
including new green field facility

Business operations expanded to Brazil,
EU, US, Argentina and most Latin America countries

2000
2010

2010

Rotam 3rd generation R&D Laboratories set up in China

Experimental field research stations set up in Brazil, Argentina & China

2012

Rotam Global AgroSciences Ltd listed in Taiwan

Ecotox Lab of RRL gained accreditation for GLP

2012
2013

2013

Rotam leads sales growth in the industry from 2008 to 2013

Business operations extended to Southeast Asia

2014

Process Chemistry R&D Center established in India Rotam / Cibus Partnership –

1st non-transgenic canola seed launched in United States

2014
2015

2015

Global Rotam Agronomic Solutions launched

2017

Rotam/GEOSAT Partnership –

exploring innovation in smart agriculture

Set up Rotam Canada in North America Region

2017