Syngenta hosts re-opening for major expansion

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Syngenta held a re-opening for its newly expanded Woodland, California, research and development (R&D) and seed production facility. The $11.2 million expansion represents a significant investment in the local economy and demonstrates Syngenta’s continuing commitment to R&D and seed production in California.
The company staff customers, government officials and civic and agricultural leaders jpined the event. According to Jim Houston, undersecretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, private investments in R&D infrastructure are critical to the state’s economic development.
During peak season, the site has approximately 110 full-time employees and seasonal workers, an increase of more than 35 percent due to the expansion. Consistent with The Good Growth Plan, research conducted at Woodland will enable Syngenta to bring innovations to market more quickly and help farmers grow more from less.

The Syngenta Woodland expansion includes:
New greenhouses and specialized plant growth environments
A new plant pathology laboratory
Expanded work space for research and development activity

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