Ascenza develops the most demanding crop protection formulations.

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Ascenza develops the most demanding crop protection formulations.
General Information

Ascenza places its expertise in crop protection product formulation at the core of its strategy. At its industrial site in Setubal, Portugal, the company cultivates excellence and quality to offer farmers a wide and flexible range.

Leader in the off-patent products segment in the Iberian Peninsula, Ascenza relies on recognised expertise and industrial capabilities. Thanks to its excellent quality control and safety processes, the company has stood out in the crop protection market for over 50 years.


Formulation expertise in four separate production units.

In Setubal, Portugal, Ascenza has four totally independent production units, dedicated to the production of fungicides and insecticides, herbicides, sulfonylureas, and sulphur. This organisation allows the company to offer a wide and flexible range. Thus, Ascenza can produce a wide range of formulations: dispersible powders (DP), wettable powders (WP), water dispersible granules (WG), emulsifiable concentrates (EC) and soluble concentrates (SL), oily dispersions (OD) and suspension concentrates (SC), emulsions containing essential oils (EO) or suspensions in capsules (CS) and suspo-emulsions (SE). 


Eight state-of-the-art Laboratories

The capacity of the laboratories is a key element of Ascenza's strategy, allowing it to stand out by adding value to key molecules. The quality and safety of these facilities make it possible to produce the most demanding formulations on the market. The quality standards are optimal, from the raw materials to the final product, thanks to the quality control laboratory certified with GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) and accredited with ISO 17025 (Calibration and Testing Laboratories) standards. Ascenza has a total of eight laboratories: physicochemical, residue analysis, microbiology, cell biology, efficacy and residue testing, formulation development, analysis and synthesis and a pilot unit for synthesis.