Degesch America, Inc. Announces New Director of Operations

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Degesch America, Inc is pleased to announce Blake Buckner’s new role of Director of Operations for our US service operations. 

Blake has been an extremely motivated and valued employee at Degesch America, Inc for several years. He began as a fumigator in our East Coast operations and worked his way up into various management roles, including Division Manager, and most recently Business Development Manager. 

Please join us in congratulating Blake on his new endeavor!

Updated Special Permit for DOT-SP 11329 Available!

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Are you planning to transport small quantities of Degesch America, Inc. Aluminum or Magnesium Phosphide products? Please visit our literature page and click on the DOT exemption tab for the most current version of DOT-SP11329.

This special permit authorizes the transportation in commerce of Aluminum Phosphide, Aluminum Phosphide Pesticides, and Magnesium Phosphide in specially designed packages, by private motor vehicles without placards. This special permit provides no relief from the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) other than as specifically stated herein.

On the same tab you’ll also find a downloadable interpretation of the special permit that will assist you in determining when it’s applicable.

Degesch America, Inc. Announces Leadership Change

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Herb Yeaman, CEO of Degesch America, Inc. has announced his plan to retire at the end of 2022.

Herb has been an integral part of the company for nearly 40 years, and an esteemed leader and mentor to many in our industry. We have all benefited from his guidance, and he will be sorely missed.

While Herb’s absence will certainly be felt, we also know how important great leadership is for our future.

We are excited to announce Bartek Drewnowski will be stepping in as CEO effective January 1, 2023, to lead Degesch America, Inc and our US based entities.

Bartek has been with Degesch America, Inc. for over 25 years and is currently serving as COO.

We know that under Bartek’s leadership we will be able to continue to offer the same excellent service you’ve always been able to rely on, while we advance our organization further into the 21st century.

Please join us in wishing Herb well as he starts a new chapter in his life, and please help us congratulate Bartek on his new position within Degesch America, Inc. and our family of North American companies!


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(1/28/2022); Weyers Cave, VA

Degesch America, Inc, in partnership with Specialty Gases Pty Ltd, is excited to announce the initiation of the registration process of a new fumigant, Ultraphos®, for use in the USA market.

Ultraphos® is a high purity phosphine fumigant in a gaseous state packaged in reusable steel cylinders. It is intended to be blended on-site with forced air utilizing proprietary equipment manufactured by GasApps Australia P/L. The product will be exclusively distributed in the USA by Degesch America, Inc.

“We’re very excited about this addition to our product line”, states Herb Yeaman, President of Degesch America, Inc. “We currently offer top of the line PH3 products in a diverse array of packaging and believe the addition of Ultraphos® will offer our customers another option for success.”

Ultraphos® was submitted to the USEPA for registration approval in January 2022 and is anticipated to be commercially available to the industry in 2023.