Following The Name Change Of The Group Company From Makhteshim Agan Industries To Adama The Subsidiary Companies Now Follow Suit

Jul 03, 2014, 11:30 ET from ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd.

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The transition from Makhteshim Agan Industries to Adama moves forward as subsidiary companies representing the manufacturers and suppliers within the Group, currently trading under a variety of brand names, take on the Adama name.  Adama which officially changed its group name in early April is a world leader in farmer-centric agricultural solutions.

The many suppliers to the Adama Group are urged to ensure that they are aware of the changes and to amend their records or to contact the company concerned for further details.

The table below shows how the name change is unfolding.

Old Name

New Name

Date of Change

Makhteshim Agan Holding BV Rotterdam NL

ADAMA Agriculture BV

16th  June 2014

Makhteshim Agan Holding BV Rotterdam NL Schaffhausen Branch, Switzerland

ADAMA Agriculture BV Amsterdam (NL) Schaffhausen Branch, Switzerland

1st July 2014

Celsius Property BV Amsterdam NL Schaffhausen Branch, Switzerland

ADAMA Celsius BV Amsterdam (NL) Schaffhausen Branch

1st July 2014

Makhteshim Chemical Works Ltd , Israel

ADAMA Makhteshim Ltd

1st July 2014

Agan Chemical Manufacturers Limited, Israel

ADAMA Agan Ltd

1st July 2014

Irvita Plant Protection NV, Curacao, NL


1st July 2014

Irvita Plant Protection a Branch of Celsius Property BV, Curacao, NL

ADAMA Celsius BV Curacao Branch

1st July 2014

Quena Plant Protection NV, Curacao NL


1st July 2014

Quena Plant Protection a Branch of Fahrenheit Holding BV, Curacao NL

ADAMA Fahrenheit BV Curacao Branch

1st July 2014

Makhteshim Agan Agro SA Poland

ADAMA Manufacturing Poland SA

1st July 2014

Feinchemie Schwebda GmbH

ADAMA Deutschland GmbH

1st June2014

Aragonesas Agro S.A.

ADAMA Agriculture Espana SA

17th November 2014

Milenia Agrociencias S/A

ADAMA Brasil S.A.

1st July 2014

Proficol Andina BV

ADAMA Andina BV Surcusal Colombia

1st August 2014


The name, Adama, comes from the Hebrew word for "earth" and reflects the Company's farmer-centric focus and its commitment to advancing agriculture in its markets around the world. 

About ADAMA Agricultural Solutions

ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd., formerly known as Makhteshim Agan Industries, is a leading global manufacturer and distributor of crop-protection solutions, and the leading off-patent provider.  The company supplies efficient solutions to farmers across the full farming value-chain, including crop-protection, novel agricultural technologies, and complementary non-crop businesses.  In 2013, the company's revenues were over $3 billion, and it is ranked seventh in the world in the overall agro-chemicals industry. The company is characterized by its innovation, farmer-centric approach to product development, and strict standards of environmental protection and quality control. For more information, visit us at



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