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#1 Contech is Aquired by #1 The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The # 1 Verbenone Pine Beetle Repellent Company has been acquired by the # 1 Company in Lawn and Garden Products, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. In a win-win move The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company has aquired Contech Enterprises, North America's premier manufacturer of Verbenone, MCH, insect trapping products and pheromone baits and lures for the study of invasive species in forestry and agriculture.

Scotts has aquired Contech's pheromone manufacturing operations in British Columbia, Canada as well as operations in the US.

This is an exciting moment for those of us in this industry as the semiochemical and pheromone technologies leader Contech joins forces with the resources of the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. Forestry Distributing is pleased to announce it will remain a top level distribution partner with The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company and will continue to support the development and implementation of these proven and emerging semiochemical technologies.

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