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Certis USA News Release

Certis USA Fermentation Manufacturing Facility in Wasco, CA Granted ISO 9001:2008 Certification

COLUMBIA, MD - September 1, 2011—Certis USA achieves ISO 9001:2008 certification for the Certis USA Fermentation Manufacturing Facility in Wasco, CA. The certification is the most widely accepted international standard for quality management systems. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the world's largest developer/publisher of international standards, grants certification to businesses that adhere to standards that ensure continual performance improvement in pursuit of meeting regulatory requirements, customer requirements and customer satisfaction. The ISO certificate recognizes that Certis USA has achieved a level of operational excellence in quality management in the production of biopesticides at the Wasco facility.

Plant Manager Alex Georgian, said, "Certis USA is committed to provide our customers with quality products in a timely manner, with continuous improvement in a safe working environment. Achieving the ISO certificate is confirmation of our commitment to bring quality products to our customers."

Headquartered in Columbia, MD, Certis USA is a leading manufacturer and distributor of the largest line of biopesticide products for specialty agricultural and horticultural markets. Certis USA product brands include its granulovirus products CYD-X® codling moth virus, Gemstar® corn earworm virus, and Spod-X® beet armyworm virus; as well as Agree®, Crymax®, Deliver® and Javelin® Bt bioinsecticides; Azatin®, Neemazad® and Neemix® botanical insect growth regulators; Trilogy® botanical fungicide/miticide; SoilGard® microbial fungicide; MeloCon® bionematicide; SCREEN Duo™ Heat Stress Management for Plants; DES-X™ insecticidal soap concentrate; Cueva® liquid copper fungicide concentrate; Seduce™ insecticidal bait; Final-San-OTM herbicidal concentrate; Sluggo® slug and snail bait (Eastern markets only) and Bug‑N‑Sluggo® insect, slug and snail bait.

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