Caring for Crops
HOW WE GOT HERE
Incorporation of Industrias Químicas del Vallés, an industrial copper sulphate production company.
Caldo Bordelés Vallés® and “Cupertines®” launched as our first own-brand products.
Production of Copper Oxychloride begins.
International expansion begins, mainly in Europe.
The National Agriculture Division is created and international expansion is boosted
Our fungicide range expands with the launch of metalaxyl-based Armetil® products.
Product distribution agreements signed with multinational companies in the sector.
Production of copper hydroxide begins.
Founding member of the European Copper Task Force, which defends copper as an active substance before the European Register.
Inclusion of IQV in the European Union’s LIFE programme for environmental improvement initiatives.
Incorporation of IQV Agro Portugal.
Incorporation of IQV’s Italian subsidiary.
Production of water dispersible granules (WG) begins.
IQV becomes part of MAT Holding.
The formulation and packaging capacity of the Cheste (Valencia) plant is expanded.
Manufacturing, packaging and logistics services offered to other companies.
Incorporation of the subsidiary IQV Agro España.
Incorporation of the subsidiary IQV USA.
Inclusion of copper-based fungicidal active substances in Annex I of the European Register.
The fungicidal active substance metalaxyl is included in Annex I of the European Register.
Incorporation of the subsidiary IQV China.
To maximise harvests and protect crops to obtain the best yield possible from the land. This has been IQV’s goal ever since the family company was founded. Over the years and thanks to the creation of our first laboratory in 1966, we have become one of the country’s leading fungicide producers.
IQV’S ORIGINS DATE BACK TO 1935, WHEN THE FAMILY COMPANY WAS ESTABLISHED IN MOLLET DEL VALLÉS TO PRODUCE COPPER SULPHATE.
We launched Caldo Bordelés Vallés (Bordeaux Mixture) in 1968 as our first own-brand product marketed directly to customers. We are currently the world’s largest producer of this fungicide.
Years later we began producing and formulating the two other main copper compounds used in agriculture: Copper Oxychloride (1973), of which we are currently one of the world’s largest producers; and copper hydroxide (1998). In 1996, we launched our first metalaxyl-based formulations.
The company’s international expansion began in 1980 and was increased in 1995.
The process culminated by strengthening our extensive international distribution system with the opening of subsidiaries in Italy and Portugal in 2002, the United States in 2008 and China in 2013.
The company’s international expansion began in 1980 and was increased in 1995. The process culminated by strengthening our extensive international distribution system with the opening of subsidiaries in Italy and Portugal in 2002, the United States in 2008 and China in 2013.
We have had one aim since 1935: to supply the most effective and sustainable solutions for protecting farm crops.
We have been part of the MAT Holding group since 2004. The group operates in the plant protection and water sectors, providing added know-how and broadening our horizons to further adapt and improve our business.
We are now able to offer one of the most attractive ranges on the market due to the unquestionable quality, excellent results and high inter-compatibility of our products, always with maximum respect for the environment and people.
This has been IQV‘s goal ever since the family company was founded. Over the years and thanks to the creation of our first laboratory in 1966, we have become one of the country’s leading fungicide producers.
WE ARE THE LEADING BRAND IN FUNGICIDES AND OVER THE YEARS THIS HAS GIVEN US EXTENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE SECTOR AND HAS ALLOWED US TO EXPAND OUR PRODUCT RANGE TO INCLUDE ALL KINDS OF HERBICIDES, INSECTICIDES AND OTHER PHYTOSANITARY PRODUCTS.
Our first-hand knowledge of the real problems farmers face with their crops and our extensive work alongside all our customers have made us the natural choice as market leader. We can produce a wide range of high quality salts based on copper compounds and we also produce metalaxyl.
tons of formulations marketed under our own name and for other companies in the sector.
tons of copper-based technical active ingredients.
We operate on 5 continents – a number that increases each year.
ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and EMAS certified.
Flexibility is one of our greatest qualities, please consult us.
Commitment to rigor and reliability.
Our modern, refurbished facilities in Cheste (Valencia) include innovative monitoring and safety systems. A laboratory equipped with new technologies, cutting-edge safety systems and rigorous quality controls.
We believe that sustainable agriculture must result from a healthy balance between environmental responsibility and our plant protection products.
This is why IQV provides agricultural technologies and solutions that respect the environment, helping to guarantee yields, reduce risks, improve product quality and optimise the use of natural resources.
This is why broad-based, sustainable growth is the only acceptable model for our company.
Here at IQV we know how important sustainability and respect for the environment are; this is why our business optimises natural resources and minimises their impact on our ecosystem.
IQV certified according to EMAS. (Only for facilities located in Cheste, Valencia).
Avda. Rafael Casanova, 81 08100 Mollet del Vallés Spain
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