NANTOU CITY, Taiwan, June 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CH Biotech R&D Co., Ltd. ("CH Biotech"), a leader in plant physiology and biotechnology research that develops and markets plant health and nutrition technologies, today announced the grand opening of the Company’s new global R&D Innovation center and corporate headquarters in Central Taiwan Science Park in Nantou County, Taiwan. Situated on 11 acres, the new 300,000-square-foot innovation center has 13 distinct laboratory facilities and 39,000 square feet of greenhouse space. This state-of-the-art campus will be home to all of the Company’s research and development efforts and is Taiwan's first international R&D center focused on the discovery and integration of plant health systems.

“This new, state-of-the-art facility will significantly advance the exploration, discovery and advancement of novel plant heath technologies,” said Denny Ng, Founder and Chairman of CH Biotech. “This extends our history of innovation and our leadership in making Taiwan a center of cutting-edge agriculture biotechnology.”

“Modern agriculture requires new solutions that transform how efficient, effective and productive a farming operation can be,” said John Wolf, CH Biotech’s General Manager. “This investment in scientific research and discovery will significantly advance the development and commercialization of new technologies that help agricultural systems capture more of their true potential.”

Several CH Biotech product technologies are currently marketed in the United States and Australia through Loveland Products. They include the Radiate® and NutriSync® brands, which are focused on improving root development, reducing plant stress, and improving nutrient utilization.

About CH Biotech R&D Co., Ltd
CH Biotech is a research and development-based plant physiology &  biotechnology company that develops, manufactures, and markets plant health and nutrition technologies. Based in Taiwan, CH Biotech offers unique, science-based technology focused on improving plant growth, yield, and quality across a wide range of crops around the world. For more information, visit: http://www.chbio.com.

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