Every business day, our scientists, engineers and technicians in labs around the globe are inventing solutions that allow our customers to grow crops more productively, create healthier foods, offer more convenient medicines, and improve the quality of our air, soil and water. The Agricultural Products business scouts for products and technologies that are complementary to our product lines and strategic focus. Our Lithium business has developed the Stabilized Lithium Metal Powder which is a safe to handle powdered Lithium metal that increases the energy density and life of lithium–ion batteries. FMC BioPolymer business has plans to launch several new food ingredient products, health and nutritional ingredients and novel technologies for pharma industry. With over 17 research and development centers globally, Innovation at FMC is one of the key drivers for future growth.