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Stock Report: FMC Corporation (FMC) Report Updated: Jul 17, 2017 | Print This Page

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Company Profile

FMC Corporation, a diversified chemical company, provides solutions, applications, and products for the agricultural, consumer, and industrial markets in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates through three segments: FMC Agricultural Solutions, FMC Health and Nutrition, and FMC Lithium. The FMC Agricultural Solutions segment develops, manufactures, and sells crop protection, professional pest control, and lawn and garden products, such as insecticides, herbicides, and fungicides. This segment’s insecticides are used to protect crops, including cotton, sugarcane, rice, corn, soybeans, cereals, fruits, and vegetables from insects; and for non-agricultural applications, such as pest control for home, garden, and other specialty markets. Its herbicides are used to protect crops from weed growth, as well as for non-agricultural applications, including turf and roadsides; and fungicides are used to protect crops from fungal disease. The FMC Health and Nutrition segment offers microcrystalline cellulose for use in drug dry tablet binder and disintegrant, and food ingredients; carrageenan for use in food ingredient for thickening and stabilizing, pharmaceutical, and nutraceutical encapsulates; alginates for food ingredient, pharmaceutical excipient, healthcare, and industrial uses; natural colorants for use in food, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics; pectin for food ingredients for texture and stabilizing; and Omega-3 EPA/DHA for nutraceutical and pharmaceutical uses. The FMC Lithium segment offers lithium for use in batteries, polymers, pharmaceuticals, greases and lubricants, glass and ceramics, and other industrial uses. FMC Corporation was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.