About Exacto®, Inc.

Founded in 1981, Exacto has developed innovative technologies that improve crop protection economics. With an eye on sustainable use of our most valuable resources, Exacto focuses on engineering solutions to optimize the conditions in which water, soil, and chemicals come together to create bountiful croplands and vibrant landscapes — all while using fewer natural resources. 

Our experienced team of scientists, technical staff, and sales professionals work in harmony with our research and distribution partners to gain a fundamental understanding of the dynamic challenges faced in the markets we serve. 

With this focus, we develop customized portfolio solutions and illustrate their complex value to key influencers throughout the agronomic supply chain. By educating dealers, applicators, and growers, they are empowered to make the informed decisions needed to ensure the maximum efficacy of every chemical application.  

Exacto's History

1981 - 2021

Growing Together

From its conception in 1981, Exacto has evolved from a small local company to an international chemical player, delivering innovative, high-quality products to distributors all over the world. Over the last 40 years, Exacto has built up a wealth of knowledge and is dedicated to sharing that insight with the agricultural, turf and ornamental and industrial vegetation management markets all over to world to help optimize the use of natural resources. Scroll to see the highlights of Exacto’s history below.

Early 80s
1996 - 1999
2012 - 2020

Exacto's 40th Anniversary - Growing Together

Kenny Cox is the owner of Exacto and CEO of Cox Family Holdings. Watch this interview on his perspective on 40 years of Exacto! 

Mission - Purpose - Core Values


Empower applicators, growers and resource managers with advanced product solutions to enable operational success and sustainability.


Develop strategic partnerships engaged in innovating and commercializing advanced agronomic and horticultural solutions that help our shared customers prosper and operate sustainably.

Over the years, Exacto has helped its strategic partners build their adjuvant brands with in-house product research and development, flexible operations, full-service marketing concepts, and an entire contract research organization focused on the goal of expanding their business outside of traditional means. 

All these services help support Exacto’s mission to empower the supply chain with advanced product solutions to operate successfully and sustainably. Exacto’s culture is built on its CORE values, standing for Care, Opportunity, Respect, and Excellence. Those values are integrated into everything Exacto does and helped to create a team that excels.

CORE Values


We CARE about our customers, our teammates and our communities. We SERVE each other and the community. We are PASSIONATE, optimistic and have fun. We STEWARD our customers’ brands and Exacto®, Inc.'s reputation.


We provide an environment abundant for OPPORTUNITY. We INNOVATE products to provide solutions to customer challenges. We take INITIATIVE with a mindset of continuous improvement. We encourage others to dream, to determine their life’s purpose and GROW to achieve potential.​


Relationships are built on two things: RESPECT and trust. We are HONEST and express opinions with truth and grace. We are INCLUSIVE, recognizing the contributions of every individual and we value diversity and perspective. We are ACCOUNTABLE for our actions, decisions and responsibilities.​


EXCELLENCE is NOT a destination. It’s about getting better, developing, growing, improving and giving it your all every day. We focus on delivering QUALITY across all functions and customer touch points. When we interact with SYNERGY, our combined efforts produce results greater than the total of individual effort. We work together with compelling INFLUENCE to effect positive

Why I Love Exacto

Exacto employees all have their own reason why they enjoy working for the company. Watch the videos below to hear their story.

Exacto is part of Cox Family Holdings, a family-owned private investment firm that owns, invests in, and creates strategic alliances in upstream AgTech and commercial horticulture.

Cox Family Holdings, LLC seek majority investments and strategic minority positions closely aligned with their strategy, culture, values, and core business. Investments have significant growth and profit opportunity, quality earnings, and scalability as platform purchases.