On March 31, 2017, FMC announced that it will acquire a significant portion of DuPont's crop protection business, a transaction that will transform FMC into a tier-one agricultural technology leader. This transaction also includes the sale of FMC's Health and Nutrition business to DuPont.
FMC is currently comprised of three segments: Agricultural Solutions, Health and Nutrition, and Lithium. Following the close of this transaction, expected in the fourth quarter 2017, FMC will become the fifth largest crop protection company in the industry with world-class R&D discovery capabilities, a significantly larger portfolio of crop protection products, and a deep pipeline of new technologies. FMC plans to continue growing and investing in its successful Lithium business over the next few years.
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