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GANTEC Inc.

GANTEC- natural products biotechnology producing innovative agricultural products that enhance plant health and grower profitability

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Midland, MI, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2005
  • Employees 7
  • Website gantecinc.com

Company Summary

GANTEC Inc. is a natural products agricultural biotechnology company based in Midland, MI. We produce solid and liquid products from extremophylic plants that allow growers to improve plant yield and lower overall costs of production. Our technology employs unique life science insights and sophisticated, biocompatible extraction and formulation methods to maximize the benefits of our products. Our customers grow crops and turf.

Team

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    Lanny Robbins
    Dr.

    Dr. Robbins earned his PhD from Iowa State University in Chemical Engineering. Lanny worked for The Dow Chemical Company for 37 years achieving the highest level in science and technology within Dow. Lanny has over 17 patents and is a member of the National Academy of Engineers. Lanny is engaged in the process on a regular basis. His guidance and participation have resulted in specific process improvements.

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    Joe Affholter
    Dr.

    Dr. Joseph Affholter earned his PhD in molecular pharmacology from Stanford University. Joe has worked in the biotechnology field for over 25 years. Joe co-invented and developed "molecular breeding" platform technology. He helped Maxygen license it to other companies. Joe has developed the “bioadaptive supplementation” concept, GANTEC's platform technology. He is the Dow Endowed Chair on Entrepreneurship at Saginaw Valley State University.

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    Ric Olson

    Richard A. Olson is a co-founder of GANTEC Inc. He currently serves as President and CEO of GANTEC. In this role, he functions as operational coordinator and chief executive officer for the company.
    Mr. Olson worked for 24 years with The Dow Chemical Company in the environmental health and safety area, He is a graduate of Augustana College with a B.A. in Chemistry. He earned his M.S. in Environmental Health from the University of Minnesota.

Advisors

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    Donald Baker- Stafford Baker
    Lawyer
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    Jim Roberts- Boehler- Roberts
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Kerm Campbell
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    Ed Rich
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    Ken Van Heel
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