OHP, Inc., a supplier of chemical and biological crop protection solutions specifically packaged and labeled for the greenhouse and nursery production industry, has announced that it is selling substantially all of its assets to AMVAC Chemical Corporation in Newport Beach, CA. The closing is anticipated to occur in early October.
According to a statement from OHP, the company will continue to operate as it has in the past and there will be no changes to staff, products, customers, or operations. AMVAC will operate the business as a wholly owned subsidiary under the name of OHP, Inc. Dan Stahl will continue on as General Manager.
OHP’s products are sold through a network of distribution partners throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The company was founded in 1988 by Ronald Soldo and has dedicated itself to fulfilling the pest control needs of the production ornamental market. In its 30-year history, OHP has grown to hold a leading position in the greenhouse and nursery pest control market.
“After many years of involvement in this industry, I am confident that AMVAC represents an ideal owner to foster and grow the OHP business well into the future” says Ron Soldo, CEO of OHP, Inc. AMVAC (American Vanguard Corporation) is a specialty and agricultural products company that develops and markets products for crop protection and management, turf .and ornamentals management.
“We are very pleased to now be a part of AMVAC,” Stahl says. “The cultural fit, resources, and business development approach of AMVAC will create tremendous opportunities for growth. I am truly excited to be a part of the AMVAC leadership team and look forward to continuing the future growth of the OHP business.”
AMVAC COO Bob Trogele agrees, saying, “We are extremely excited to have OHP be a part of AMVAC. The leading position OHP has built will be a great complement to our growing turf, ornamental, and pest control business.”