DuPont is a science company established in 1802. It tackles some of the world’s biggest challenges by creating real-world solutions that help make people’s lives better, safer and healthier.
Its ten businesses are guided by three strategic priorities: Agriculture & Nutrition, Advanced Materials, and Bio-Based Industrials. DuPont uses its world-class science and global reach to help provide safe, sufficient food; ample, sustainable energy; and protection for people and the environment.
DuPont Crop Protection creates tools to help growers feed the world. Working together with partners, DuPont Crop Protection delivers insect, weed and disease control solutions to help growers realize enhanced farming operations worldwide. As a testament to innovation, DuPont Crop Protection has earned the Agrow award for ‘Best R&D Pipeline’ in the industry for two consecutive years. The business generates more than $3 billion in annual revenue, and a significant part of this goes towards R&D to build better solutions for farmers across globe.
DuPont Crop Protection in India is committed to bring the latest R&D innovations and technologies for the benefit of Indian farmers: products that not only protect crops, but are also safe to applicators, for the eco-system and the end-consumer. Even though DuPont entered the Indian market many years after other established corporations, it has been able to successfully introduce a wide range of crop protection solutions and help transform the business of millions of growers.
The business has attained leadership position in many segments, and is amongst the top five crop protection companies in India with a strong revenue growth of over 20% CAGR in the last 5 years.
DuPont is using its innovative global technologies and collaborations to realize local needs and has transformed its portfolio to focus on key markets in India. To locally formulate the latest technology products, the business has a manufacturing unit in Savli, Vadodara, Gujarat. It also has a significant presence in the DuPont Knowledge Center based out of Hyderabad where several crop scientists work in collaboration with global R&D teams and develop local solutions.
DuPont has a strong and capable field sales & marketing team of more than 1500 (full time and contract) that reaches out to millions of farmers every day and helps them realize better productivity. It has a strong channel presence serving over 30000 retailers.
Highest ethical behavior is one of the DuPont core values, and deeply entrenched in every business transaction.