Rotam at a Glance

Today, Life Sciences are the core business and concentrates the bulk of investments for Plant Protection Products and Veterinary Products under the Rotam CropSciences Limited entity. 

The headquarters of China/Asia/Pacific Region is in Hong Kong. Most of the production is done in China.

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 established in China, Central America, Middle East, East Africa & Southern Europe

China manufacturing hub established

Global regulatory team formed & Rotam 1st generation laboratories set up in China

Specialty pharmaceutical & agrochemical packaging JV formed

2000s

2nd generation laboratories set up and 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

2000
2010

2010

3rd generation laboratories set up

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 led 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

Commencement of the new formulation facilities in Tianjin, China: Rotam CropSciences (Tianjin) Co Ltd

Global Rotam Agronomic Solutions launched

2016

Environmental approval granted to the manufacturing site of Rotam Crop Protection Private Ltd in India

2017

4th generation laboratories set up

Rotam/GEOSAT Partnership: exploring innovation in smart agriculture

2017

2018

Rotam launched Canadian field operations servicing canola and cereals