Latin American Contractors See URALCHEM Fertilizer Production in Action
The representatives of the Latin American companies appreciated the high level of production management and quality of fertilizers, noting that their companies considered URALCHEM as a strategic partner.
Moscow 6/09/2012 12:52 PM GMT (TransWorldNews)
Representatives of the largest fertilizer consumers in Latin America - Heringer, Dreyfus, ADM, Bunge Argentina and the Association of Argentine Cooperatives (ACA) - visited MFP Kirovo-Chepetsk Chemical Works in Kirovo-Chepetsk (part of the URALCHEM Group).
The guests were shown the entire fertilizer technology chain, from ammonia aggregates to the compound fertilizers shop. The delegation also viewed the packaging line and the warehouse for finished products. The representatives of the Latin American companies appreciated the high level of production management and quality of fertilizers, noting that their companies considered URALCHEM as a strategic partner.
Heringer, Dreyfus, ADM, Bunge and ACA are URALCHEM’s key contractors in Latin America. Together, they consume more than half of agrochemical products in the region.
"For our customers, the quality of products is a decisive factor. A visit to our facilities has made it possible for our partners to prove for themselves that we ensure continuous quality control at all stages of production", said the Commercial Director of URALCHEM, OJSC Alexei Strakhov.
URALCHEM supplies to Latin American markets ammonium nitrate (including stabilized), urea and MAP. In 2011 the Company shipped 967 000 tons of its products to Brazil and Argentina, which comprised about 10% of the local market.
URALCHEM, OJSC is one of the largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate fertilisers in Russia and the CIS with production capacities of over 2.5 million tonnes of ammonium nitrate, 2.8 million tonnes of ammonia, 0.8 million tonnes of MAP and DAP, 0.8 million tonnes of complex fertilisers and 1.2 million tonnes of urea. URALCHEM, OJSC is the second largest ammonium nitrate producer in the world and number one in Russia, the second largest producer of nitrogen fertilisers in Russia. Key production assets of URALCHEM, OJSC include Azot Branch of URALCHEM, OJSC in Berezniki, Perm Region; OJSC Minudobrenia, Perm; MFP Kirovo-Chepetsk Chemical Works, OJSC Branch in Kirovo-Chepetsk, Kirov region; Voskresensk Mineral Fertilisers, OJSC in Voskresensk, Moscow region.