FMC Announces $50 Million Global R&D Investment

Kathy Shelton, FMC, Chief Technology OfficerFMC Corporation plans to invest more than $50 million over the next three years in capital improvement projects, including a state-of-the-art reconfiguration of a greenhouse and research facility at the company’s Global Research and Development headquarters in Newark, Delaware.

Kathy Shelton, FMC Chief Technology Officer, says that the company retained R&D employees after it acquired the facility as part of the acquisition of a portion of DuPont’s crop protection business in 2017 and will be expanding the staff. In this interview, she also talks about the types of work being done on new modes of action for products like herbicides.

Interview with Kathy Shelton, FMC