Contract Research & Product Development

Own your Research Results and IP!

Exacto offers customized product development services to meet your specific pesticide, fertilizer, biostimulant, biopesticide, adjuvant, or seed treatment needs. Contract research and product development (CPD) projects are confidential and completely separated from Exacto’s own research. When you work with Exacto’s CPD  team, the end result of the project will be owned by you including any IP that is developed.

Our experienced team has more than 65 years of experience

Our scientists together have over 65 years of experience developping differentiated product concepts. To stay up-to-date on the latest industry developments, our scientists are actively involved in many industry associations, including ASTM, ACS, AAPFCO, and BPIA. 

Services Offered

Formulation Capabilities

Liquid Formulations
Dry Formulations
Storage Stability
Tank Mix Compatibility

Bio-Efficacy Determination

Germination Studies
Seed Treatment
Growth Chamber Capacity
Crop Safety Test-Foliar Sprays
University & Field Trial Replication
Co-Operator Relationships

Analytical Capabilities

AI Purity Determination & Qualification
Unknown Identification
Method Development
Plant Hormone Analysis
Non-routine Problem Solving

Fully-Outfitted laboratory, Plant Testing, and Pilot Production capabilities

CPD scientists work with modern equipment in an updated facility enabling them to deliver quality results.

Testing Equipment

Analytical Testing Equipment

Shimadzu GC
Shimadzu HPLC
pH Meter & EC Meter
Hach DR 6000 UV/ Vis Spectrophotometer
Thermo Scientific iS10 FT-IR
Metrohm KF Titrator
Brookfield DV1 Viscometer
Kruss Froce Tensiometer
Metler-Toledo Densitometer

Pilot Scale Production

Liquid Cold Blending 10-1,000 Gallons
Formulations 0.5-5 Gallons
Impregnated Granules 1-200 pounds
Treated Seeds 1-200 Pounds

Biological Testing Equipment

Conviron Growth Chamber
DeVries Spray Chamber
Oxford Lasers Droplet Size Analyzer
Time Lapse Photography
Carbon Dioxide Backpack Sprayer
Precision Incubator (0-50C)
Seed Treater

Contact us today to learn more