Latin American Contractors See URALCHEM Fertilizer Production in Action


Moscow, Russia – June 04, 2012. 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.