PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) today announced a disaster relief donation of $75,000 to the American Red Cross to support ongoing efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. FMC has operations in the heavily impacted Mid-Atlantic region including the company's corporate headquarters in Philadelphia, global research center in Ewing, N.J., an FMC BioPolymer plant in Newark, Del., and an FMC BioPolymer distribution center in Harrisburg, Pa.
"It is heart wrenching to see the destruction caused by this hurricane," said Pierre Brondeau, FMC president, CEO and chairman. "One of FMC's missions is to provide the conveniences of life. Supporting the American Red Cross will help ensure that people displaced by this storm can continue to have shelter in the days to come."About FMC Corporation FMC Corporation is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial, environmental, and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. In 2011, FMC had annual sales of approximately $3.4 billion. The company employs approximately 5,500 people throughout the world, and operates its businesses in three segments: Agricultural Products, Specialty Chemicals and Industrial Chemicals. For more information, visit www.FMC.com. SOURCE FMC Corporation