Verdesian Life Sciences Acquires QC Corporation

Cindy ZimmermanFertilizer, micronutrients, Nutrient Management

verdesianVerdesian Life Sciences has announced the acquisition of QC Corporation, a leading producer and supplier of granular and dry micronutrients and ferrous sulfate products.

“We are excited to welcome QC and its micronutrient platform, including its unique Nutripaction compaction granulation technology, to Verdesian,” said J.J. Grow, chief executive officer of Verdesian. “The Gordon family and the rest of QC’s employees share our commitment to researching and developing innovative and proven yield enhancing plant-health products.”

The Gordon family will continue to lead the day-to-day operations of QC and manage QC customer relationships with Jason Gordon serving as president of QC, a Verdesian Life Sciences Company.

qc-corp“QC’s leading micronutrient business and manufacturing capabilities are highly complementary to Verdesian’s plant health and nutrition offerings,” said Gordon. “This combination enables us to leverage Verdesian’s resources and growth platform to capitalize on new opportunities while continuing to provide QC’s customers with the innovation and service that has been the cornerstone of QC’s success over the last 40 years.”

“QC is an established market leader in the fast-growing micronutrients category. We expect that the combination will bring QC’s expertise increasingly into Verdesian’s core agricultural markets, while QC’s lawn and garden, and turf and ornamental customers will see new applications for Verdesian’s proprietary products,” added Grow.