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Crop Protection Manufacturers Report: A Strategic Market Analysis of the U.S. Crop Protection Industry
To Be Published 2nd Quarter 2016
Base Year: 2015
Forecasts to 2020

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  • Description
  • Regional Coverage: North America

    DESCRIPTION

    In 2014, the U.S. crop protection chemical industry experienced a challenging year for manufacturers as unfavorable weather conditions combined with declining commodity prices forced manufacturers to make big decisions on the future direction of their business. As a result, M&A activity picked up during the year, new CEOs were announced, and partnerships were made as well as dissolved. The 2015 year is expected to be yet another exciting year as manufacturers develop their own strategies as growers are tempted to reduce pesticide use, but ensuring yields may be more important. This report will provide insights and trends shaping the crop protection industry through profiling the 20 leading suppliers, which make up over 98% of the total industry value.

    This Report Will Help Subscribers to:

    • Highlights into major decisions, actions, and company results for 2015
    • New list of industry suppliers as M&A activity is constantly changing the supplier landscape.
    • A review of the major drivers impacting the crop protection industry in 2015
    • Events that have affected the performance of crop protection manufacturers in 2015
    • Scenarios assessing potential impact on companies, products, technologies and industry structure to 2020 and beyond
    • Ag retailer highlights and strategies as this segment of the industry continues to evolve
  • Contents
  • Introduction

    Executive Summary
    • An Overview of Key Findings
    Summary of 2015 U.S. Crop Protection Market:
    • Highlights of major industry events 2015
    • One page highlights of each profiled company
      — Net 2014 sales vs. 2015
      — Key events taking place in 2015
    • Market actions
    • Strategic initiatives
    • New product launches
    • Significant registrations
    • Acquisitions and divestitures
    • Distributor channel changes
    • Total net 2015 sales–top 20 U.S. companies
      — Chemicals: agricultural crop markets
      — Seed: treatments and coatings
      — Seed: products
    • 2014 industry sales by product groups
      — Herbicides
      — Insecticides
      — Fungicides
      — Plant growth regulators
      — Fumigants, others
      — Seed treatment
      — Seed traits
    Strategic Change Drivers
    • Overview of principal change drivers 2015-2020
      — Distribution channel restructuring
      — Branded vs. private label vs. generic products
      — New and emerging technologies
      — Growing number of short manufacturers
    • Potential scenarios by company
      — Likely sales impacts from change drivers
      — Company sales outlooks: 2015-2020
      — Multiple scenario development of possible outcomes
    Manufacturer Profiles
    Detailed profiles of 20 leading research-based and generic crop protection manufacturers, including the following information:
    • Global business and sales
    • Global crop protection sales
    • U.S. crop protection business
    • U.S. crop protection sales and product details by:
      — Herbicides
      — Insecticides
      — Fungicides
      — Plant growth regulators/other
      — Seed treatment
    • Sales 2014 vs. 2015
    • Brands active ingredient, patent status, target markets
    • Review of new marketing initiatives
    • Company profitability by EBIT
    • 2015 business activity
      — Sales group activity
      — Distribution direction
      — Research and technology
      — Manufacturing
    • Five- and 10-year business outlook
    *Subject to charter subscriber input
  • Scope
  • This report will provide a detailed independent assessment of the U.S. crop protection chemical market for 2015. Included in the report are 20 detailed profiles of the leading branded and generic crop protection chemical manufacturers operating in the United States.

    • Detailed profiles of major research-based manufacturers
    • Profile of leading generic chemical manufacturers
    • Highlights into current company performances, including manufacturers’ sales by product type and active ingredient
    • Section highlighting major decisions, actions and results in 2015
    • Strategic change drivers impacting the crop protection industry
    • List of 600+ product brands and active ingredients
    • Patent status and target market for each brand
    • Product detail by seed traits
    • Highlights that provide insight into current company performance
  • Key Benefits
  • This report will provide marketing managers with a reliable assessment of the overall performance of the U.S. crop protection industry in 2015.

    • Develop business strategies by understanding the trends and developments that are driving the U.S. crop protection industry
    • Provide a management tool to improve their perspective of the 2015 market situation and how the current situation may unfold over the next five years
    • Understand the impact of generic manufacturers and their products
    • View of the market from biotech seed traits perspective
    • Understand importance of key active ingredients to manufacturers portfolio
    • Seed treatment sales and market strategy by supplier
  • Methodology
  • Kline’s approach places principal emphasis on primary research techniques to ensure that the foundation of business intelligence and insight is accurate, current, and reliable. Building on our 50-plus years in the business and leveraging our worldwide network of offices, our teams of seasoned professionals draw upon pragmatic industrial and commercial experience to understand and interpret global impacts and local perspectives.

    Primary Research
    We Know Who to Talk to. We Know How to Listen.

    A high number of in-depth discussions are conducted by each analyst. All interviews are done with true industry insiders.

    Kline’s analysts draw upon pragmatic experience to understand global impacts and local perspectives. Our interviews engage experts across all pertinent fields and sectors including:

    • Marketers/manufacturers
    • Distributors
    • Government agencies
    • Retailers
    • Suppliers
    • Trade organizations

    Secondary Research
    We Know Where to Look – Mining the Details.

    Analysis is further supplemented by secondary research, consisting of constant tracking of annual company reports, national statistics bureaus, trade/ industrial/professional associations, and the like.

    Relevant developments are diligently followed and their impact closely monitored. Reports also draw upon non-confidential data from Kline’s internal database, consisting of over half a century’s syndicated research.


    Comprehensive Market Intelligence
    We Know How to Verify.

    Data are rigorously analyzed, cross-checked, distilled, and validated. Kline’s proven methodology allows exceptionally effective, precise, and reliable market intelligence procurement and assessment, giving subscribers a solid foundation on which to grow, refine, and expand their business with confidence.

    Kline Credentials

    Kline is a leading global management consulting and market research firm offering the complete spectrum of services. The firm has served the management consulting and market research needs of organizations in the chemicals, materials, energy, life sciences, and consumer products industries for over 50 years.

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