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Syngenta partnering with Pivot Point on second seed distribution center serving customers in key growing areas

  • New center, based in Spencer, Iowa, designed to ensure supply is positioned in key growing area for Syngenta corn and soy seed customers
  • Pivot Point, with a strong reputation for customer service, will manage
  • Facility ramp-up expected to add more than 24 new jobs in Spencer over three years

MINNETONKA, Minn., U.S.A., June 14, 2018 – Syngenta today announced the company is partnering with Pivot Point Spencer, Inc. to manage a second seed distribution center. The cold storage facility is in Spencer, Iowa. The other existing center is in Clinton, Illinois.

​​​​​​​Both distribution centers are designed to ensure supply is positioned in key growing areas for Syngenta corn and soy seed customers.

​​​​​​​“We are focused on meeting our customers’ needs and ensuring seed supply is a priority,” said Clayton Osburn, Syngenta Manager of Corn Operations in North America. “Once again, we turned to Pivot Point because they have a track record of delivering high quality customer service. Our distribution centers position us well to manage the continued growth in our corn seed sales.”

“Our team looks forward to providing superior customer service and continuing to assist Syngenta with building productive, customer-oriented relationships,” said Pivot Point owner Russ Wilkin. “We are excited to now be a part of the Spencer community and work with local people.”

The Spencer distribution center is located at the former Eaton Corporation facility, which closed in 2017. The facility ramp-up is expected to add more than 24 new jobs to the local economy over the next three years.

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