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IHARA operates in the crop protection market for over 50 years. The company has a robust and differentiated portfolio such as: fungicides, herbicides, insecticides and special products. More than 60 products that contribute to the progress and the competitiveness of Brazilian agriculture.

IHARAは、殺菌剤や、除草剤、殺虫剤、その他特殊な製品による、強固且つ差別化されたポートフォリオを持って、50年以上に亘り農薬市場に従事しており、ブラジルの農業の発展と競争力に貢献する60以上の製品を生産しております。

Our effort goes beyond just taking solutions to the rural producer. We invest heavily in research and development in order to help them to obtain better productivity with the highest sustainable quality.

私たちの業務は、生産者に解決策をもたらすだけではありません。高品質且つ持続可能な方法により、より高い生産性が得られる支援をするために、研究・開発に重点を置き投資しております。

Our sales team is highly technical and qualified to offer all the necessary support by being present throughout the cultivation process attending the farmer, the reason of our existence.

私たちのセールス部門は、存在意義でもある生産者の方に尽くし、耕作の過程において必要な、あらゆるサポートを行える高度な技術と能力を所持しております。

IHARA brings the best in Japanese technology for the control of several pests and diseases concerning the field.
We produce here and improve to the Brazilian climate the best solutions to meet the demands and needs of the crops in the country.

イハラは、農地を悩ます様々な害虫や病気を防ぐために、日本の最善技術を導入しています。 正確には、ブラジルにおける耕作の需要と必要性を考慮した最善の商品を、ブラジルの気候に合わせ改良し、ブラジルにて生産を行っております。

IHARA yesterday

IHARA was born on March 18, 1965 in order to contribute to agriculture in Brazil through a more modern, productive and profitable plant management.

The headquarters and factory were located in São Paulo and Osasco during 17 years, respectively. In the early 80s, IHARA opens its industrial park in Sorocaba, interior of São Paulo.

We have become a reference in the region for our structure and economic, social and environmental sustainability.

より進歩的で、高い生産性と利益をもたらす農業を実現させ、ブラジルの農業に貢献できるよう、イハラは1965年の3月18日に設立されました。

17年の間、サンパウロ市とオサスコ市に本社と工場を置いた後、80年代初頭に、サンパウロ州の内陸の、ソロカバ市に移転致しました。

そして現在、イハラの組織と、経済、社会、環境に対する取り組みは、地域におけるモデルとなっております。

IHARA today

We have 230 hectares of total area and 50 thousand square meters of construction, 466 thousand square meters of legal reserve and 316 thousand square meters of permanent preservation.

Ihara annually invests 20 million dollars in its facilities, expanding and automating its production area. This steady growth aims to pioneering technologies that offer security, high quality and sustainable development.

Our Research Center has 330.524m² area for cultivation, testing and product testing. This work promotes research and development of new molecules with the highest standard and compliance.

当社は、230ヘクタールの総面積、5万平方メートルの敷地面積、46万6千平方メートルの法的保護区、と31万6千平方メートルの永久保存区を持っております。

また、毎年施設に2000万ドルを投資し、生産エリアを拡大するとともに、オートメーション化を進めております。この不断の成長が意図するものは、安全、高品質、持続的な発展に繋がる技術の開拓にあります。

私たちの研究センターは、栽培と製品テストのために、約33万平方メートルの面積を有しています。そこにおいて、最高水準とコンプライアンスを有した、新しい薬品の研究開発を推進しております。

Mission

Contribute to the progress and competitiveness of Brazilian Agriculture

Vision

Using creativity and groundbreaking spirit, we shall transform Brazil in the largest agricultural country in the world.
Always united by the same objectives, let's make of Iharabras a first class company.
Through confidence and cooperation, let's help each other improve and make secure everybody's life.

Beliefs and Principles

Our beliefs and principles are the foundations of our strategies and decisions, guiding our performance.
We are diligent and open to changes and we will always make the necessary changes with the noblest sense.
There is a reason for our existence. Our Beliefs and Principles have the utmost dimensions: Our Planet, Our Country, Our Company and Our People that express our wish to serve our clients with excellence.

Our Planet

The world will need food in a greater extent. In our search for productivity we shall always respect the natural resources. Everything is interconnected Earth, Water and Air are humanity most important assets. We shall be responsible for the way we treat them. Nurturing the world and conserving these assets is true sustainability.

Our Country

We are the owners of this Country. We believe that Brazil is the most viable alternative to feed the world. We employ all our energy in such noble mission. We promote creativity and innovation. We believe that science and technology can solve the productivity challenges of Brazil.

Our Company

We believe that through ethical, humble and engaged conduct we can overcome the expectations and surprise the concerned parties.
Grand realizations do not occur overnight; they are the result of the sum of small step-by-step conquests carried out with determination and courage.
What really matters are the sustainable outcomes.
We share and rejoice our conquests by strengthening relationships and by immediately searching new challenges.
We develop agricultural solutions. We work to serve the rural producer, because they are the reason of our existence.
We are a company driven by Research and Development. Innovation and strategic alliances join forces so that these objectives are attained.
We are united as a family, we are one for all. Our strategic moves are concerned with the collective.
We rather respect the knowledge acquired by experience than theoretical knowledge; nonetheless, the latter shouldn't be disregarded.
No matter the issue our decisions are based on: loyalty, justice, courage, love and modesty, in this order.
We are responsible for our company, our trademark and our image. We are proud of our 'IHARA's Way.'

Our People

We are IHARA by choice! We hone the spirit of the business owner in each collaborator. We are responsible for our choices.
Our people are our greatest asset. Great people with big results and determined to grow into their jobs are entitled to be rewarded properly.
We dream big. We believe that performing potential of human being is unlimited and we challenge ourselves at all times.
We believe in leadership, for instance. Selecting and forming people so they become better than us. Our leaders are evaluated by their nature, altruism and engagement of their teams.
Our relationship is based on trust. Our people deliver results by acting with integrity, loyalty and impartiality abiding by the law and moral principles.
Modesty is our principle. We value the ability of people who listen and express themselves respectfully.
We value respect. We respect people, the society, the laws, the environment, diversity, that is, life in all its forms.
We look for people with initiative and creativity which we hone as qualities of highest values.
We are enthusiastic. We engage ourselves in work with energy and passion, finding fulfillment and pleasure. When we find pleasure at work, responsibilities are naturally fulfilled.
Our people find challenges irresistible. We have the business owners’ spirit which reflects our actions.
We are committed with our goals and face with joy and courage the challenges. Mission given is mission accomplished. Note: The elaboration of IHARA Beliefs and Principles was based on Mr. Inamori's story of success and Kyocera Philosophy.

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Sustainability

IHARA believes that compromise on economic growth with sustainable development is feasible.

This is the reason that, throughout its history, the company's performance has always been a mark in economic, social and environmental aspects which are the pillars of sustainability. A special department at IHARA assembles all the initiatives related to Sustainability subjects and projects. Click here to know more

Suppliers

Introduction

IHARA believes and shares its Beliefs and Principles with suppliers and outsourcers to multiply sustainable development and identify potential partners aiming at ensuring continuous delivery in the long term, improving performance and adding value to both businesses.

IHARA's supplier is the professional that directly contributes to the development, improvement of the supply chain and is committed with the excellence of the processes.

Purchase Policy

IHARA believes that its relationship with suppliers can multiply sustainable development, given that together we can create a sintony with the social, economic and environmental dimension that guide sustainability.

Our relationship with our suppliers is honest and open, fostering ethical and long lasting relationships.

IHARA Consumable Materials area centralizes planning and purchase at its headquarters, in Sorocaba, SP. Their duties cover purchase of raw material, packs, machines, equipment and hiring third-party services to respond to the demand. For MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operation) materials, IHARA adopts reverse auction tools.

Deliveries are done directly at IHARA's site as needed.

Purchase decisions are taken exclusively based on financial-economic indicators, commercial conditions, quality of products and services, delivery punctuality, aggregated value and ethical behavior of the supplier or service provider.

Aiming at assuring relationship consistency between IHARA and its suppliers, the company practices a visitation policy and receives commercial and technical teams whenever it is possible - so that, together the company's Mission can be fulfilled.

Only homologated companies (according to the criteria below) are selected to make a commercial proposal and close a deal on a purchase of identified, quantified, specified product or service that must be met according to a fixed deadline. Therefore, the participants are enabled to plan and determine their pricing based on clear premises.

The homologation of any given company according to the terms mentioned below doesn't imply that IHARA is compelled to invite it to take part of and/or contract it for any process related to the supply of any product or service.

IHARA's objective is to expand the vendor list no matter the company size, provided that they are able to offer their product or service in compliance with the determined needs and specifications.

In order to protect the rights of the parties, IHARA adopts purchase formalization by means of a purchase order, and whenever applicable, a contract based on the Code of Conduct, Beliefs and Principles focused on the law in effect, operational, technical and commercial qualifications and business sustainability.

IHARA does not purchase products or services from suppliers that are known to explore child labor and maintain workers in inhumane working conditions. If there is any evidence of involvement with such circumstances, the vendor will be considered to be in breach of contract. The latter is a standard clause of the company's contract and an essential part of the company Beliefs and Principles.

Ranking and Homologation of Suppliers

In order to become a IHARA supplier, the vendor must meet the minimum requirements described below. After the receipt of the information regarding these criteria, a detailed financial, administrative and technical assessment is performed.

Supplier qualification is based on the requested information related to environmental, health, safety and quality issues.

The companies that don't meet the criteria or work in disagreement with IHARA's Purchase and Beliefs and Principles are discredited and prevented from partaking in new purchase processes.

We value human rights, the environment and we promote economic development because we believe that growth, prosperity and aggregating values to investments and into the society we dwell in are essential.

Suppliers, in our definition, are those that share the same concerns and commitments to the environment where they live.

Every supplier and service provider that is going to carry out their work in IHARA's property must present at least the following documents to start working:
• Registration File;
• ASO (Occupational Health Certificate);
• Integration with participation registry in IHARA SSMAQ (Health, Safety, Environment and Quality) Integration.

Supplier Assessment

The main objective of IHARA Supplier Assessment System is to identify potential suppliers/partners who have appropriate operational and control systems.

The supplier is generally and particularly evaluated during material delivery, in order to determine conformity with this process. All suppliers start with about 1,700 points. As deliveries occur, the number of points may vary; the lower the index, the better the performance of the supplier. If any anomaly is found during and/or after receipt, the supplier must respond a Notification of Non-Conformity in the IHARA Integrated Management System in compliance with PDCA (Plan, Do, Check and Act).