Based in the heart of the Landes forest (40), ACTION PIN designs, manufactures and markets adjuvants and fungicides formulated from terpene and resin derivatives derived from pine.
Our parent company, the DRT Group, provides us with these plant-based raw materials that we use for their interesting properties in the protection of agricultural crops: wetting, spreading, adhesiveness, etc.
ACTION PIN was created in 1995 as a
fully owned subsidiary of DRT) but some of its
products, particularly in agriculture, are much older. The first work on
adjuvants and pine-based agricultural specialities actually began in the 1930s,
at the very beginning of the DRT GROUP. The first product
approval dates back to the 1940s, in the early days of the French approval
This expertise in pine derivatives
and the know-how acquired over the years now drive the success of ACTION PIN’s
adjuvants and fungicides, both in France and on international markets.
farmers via cooperatives and retailers in France and distribution networks in
other countries, our products benefit from the technical support of our sales
and technical/development teams, who are deployed throughout the country.
production sites in the heart of the Landes region, ACTION PIN and its parent
company DRT live by and for the Landes
ACTION PIN is firmly grounded in its region, attached to its roots and its history, and has chosen to preserve French manufacturing.
In the heart of the Landes forest, it is a business that locally combines its research and development laboratory, a production and packaging unit and its registered office. Our regulatory team, based in Castets (40), compiles all the approval documents for all our products for submission to the relevant authorities.
to offer products designed and manufactured in France, we are even prouder to
export this expertise around the world to more than 20 countries.
A key player in adjuvants and organic farming in France, ACTION PIN’s crop protection business is also expanding in many parts of the world: Europe, Africa, Russia and South America are just a few examples. Ownership of all our formulations and regulatory control over the marketing of our products are major factors for reassuring our commercial partners.
ACTION PIN has committed to an eco-responsible approach by developing products of natural origin that can be used in organic farming, under EC regulations 834/2007 and 889/2008
Added to this is the Pine Terpene Technology developed by ACTION PIN for its products, which makes treatments more precise and safer.
By choosing biocontrol combined with terpene technology, ACTION
PIN is helping farmers implement more sustainable, environmentally friendly
In 2018, almost 3.7 million hectares of crops benefited from
Pine Terpene Technology.
*Actilandes TM® is not covered by this certificate as it is a