PlantResponse Opens Office in Raleigh NC

PlantResponse announces the opening of its new North American headquarters in Raleigh.

The office includes PlantResponse’s commercial leadership team as well as supply chain, product management and sales teams.

PlantResponse is in its third year of field trial work in the U.S. and is targeting for growth

and new product development in North America. PlantResponse is a plant biotechnology company specializing in plant-innate immunity, drought and stress tolerance, and nutrient use efficiency.

“Opening an office here in the Research Triangle is well aligned with our current growth

strategy,” says Tom Snipes, chief executive officer, PlantResponse. “Raleigh is well-known as a global hub for agricultural innovation technology, making this the perfect epicenter for our North American operations.”

 “This location will help us focus in on areas of concern to North American growers in our

research and field work,” Snipes says. “We’ll be working on adapting our proprietary

solutions for management of plant disease, stress and drought conditions for this




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