DEGESCH America, Inc. (DAI) was founded in 1977 and is the United States arm of German based Detia Degesch Group. Our corporate headquarters and production facility are situated in the Shenandoah Valley town of Weyers Cave, Virginia. This facility opened on March 15, 1979 and is the only producer of aluminum phosphide (Phostoxin®) and magnesium phosphide (Magtoxin®) fumigants in the United States.  Through our nationwide network of Sales and Service Offices we provide a wide range of fumigants, insecticides, rodenticides, grain protectants, safety equipment and training to companies handling raw agricultural commodities and finished food products.


We keep food and other commodities safe by leveraging our unique position as the only North American manufacturer, registrant, and end-user of metal phosphide fumigants.

As a member of the family owned Detia Degesch Group, we continue to set industry standards in the field of commodity and structural pest management.

We provide stakeholders with quality products and services by relying on the experience, expertise, and innovation of our global network.

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DAI Weyers Cave

DAI Corporate headquarters and production facility in Weyers Cave, Virginia.

World Wide Partners – Degesch America, Inc. is the United States division of German based Detia-Degesch Group. The Detia-Degesch Group manufactures fumigants in Europe, Africa and the Americas for international consumption. Our products are sold and used in over 115 countries.  For more on our world wide partners:

Degesch America, Inc.