FMC Corporation is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial, and environmental and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. Today the company has the fastest growing agricultural chemical business in the world as well as robust businesses in health and nutrition products and industrial chemicals. Revenue in 2013 grew to $3.9 billion, fueled by a strong mix of market and product innovation that is responsive to evolving customer needs.
The FMC Global Innovation Center in Ewing, New Jersey is the company’s worldwide research and development headquarters focused on cutting edge initiatives to bring new chemistries to market that are safe, effective, green and sustainable. FMC is the leader in using natural renewable resources to create ingredients and technical solutions for the food ingredients, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and biomedical markets.
To support rapid growth, FMC’s Global Innovation Center moved in 2009 to new state-of-the-art laboratory and greenhouse facilities in Ewing. More than 200 associates are engaged in research and development and support services at this 130,000 square foot complex. In addition, field research for FMC Agricultural Solutions is conducted at the Sparks Research Station, a 150-acre testing farm and laboratory complex in Sparks, Georgia.
The Ewing center also anchors 16 additional global research and development sites for Health and Nutrition products, dedicated to bringing FMC innovations to customers around the world.
In Asia, FMC has major research and development facilities in Shanghai, China, and in Bangalore, India. In response to the company’s rapid business growth in this region, a new Asia Innovation Center opened in Shanghai, which serves as the company’s hub for research and development and technical innovation in Asia. Designed to utilize advanced green technologies, this innovation center will enhance collaboration with customers in the region and enable the company to develop technologies that will improve their products.
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Our researchers are committed to developing products that fulfill our company mission: Feeding the world, protecting health and providing the conveniences of life.
As a core value, FMC is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our coworkers, site visitors and the community. Safety is more than our top priority. It is the key factor for all our operational and business decisions, including research and development.