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About K+S Fertilizers (India) Pvt. Ltd.
K+S Fertilizers (India) Pvt. Ltd. is the sales and marketing platform of the K+S Group for India. With the complete range of tailor-made products and services of K+S Minerals and Agriculture GmbH, K+S Fertilizers (India) Pvt. Ltd. offers agriculture product portfolio that meets customer needs. K+S Fertilizers (India) Pvt. Ltd. was established at the beginning of 2011 as a marketing and sales service provider for K+S Minerals & Agriculture (headquartered in Kassel, Germany), with the aim of better serving Indian customers, establishing closer partner relationships and developing new initiatives.
At the beginning of 2019, K+S Fertilizers (India) Pvt. Ltd. started distribution of water-soluble fertilizers in India. Currently, K+S Fertilizers (India) Pvt. Ltd. operates in the selected markets of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu.
K+S Fertilizers (India) Pvt. Ltd. distributes a complete range of water-soluble fertilizers. The current product range includes soluSOP®, soluNOP®, soluCN®, soluMAP®, soluMKP®, soluAMS®, soluNPK® (19-19-19), soluNPK® (13-40-13) and soluNPK® (16-8-24) and the premium micronutrient line with soluTE™ Boron, soluTE™ Zn, soluTE™ Fe and soluTE™ Mix2.
About K+S Minerals & Agriculture GmbH
K+S is the largest salt producer in the world and belongs to the leading group of international potash suppliers. We mine and refine natural mineral resources on four continents and for customers from all over the world. The K+S Group has production sites in Europe, North, Central, and South America, with additional distribution sites in Africa and Asia.
The modern potash mines and plants in Germany have a total production capacity of about 10 million tonnes of potash and magnesium fertilisers. More than half is exported to upwards of 70 countries throughout the world. K+S accounts for about 10% of global potash production. Our plant fertilizers support agriculture by providing the opportunity to grow healthy harvests and are also largely approved for organic farming. We provide industries high-quality potash, magnesium and salt products for various applications. For consumers, we provide table salt, salt for water softening, dishwasher and de-icing salts, as well as sea salt, kosher and reduced-sodium salt.
We enrich life for generations
We are customer-focused, market oriented and sustainable.
What we extract comes from nature and strengthens nature: our products are indispensable for people, animals, and plants. Through our products, we succeed in promoting health, growth, and quality of life. We have set ourselves high standards in accomplishing this – with a long-term perspective.
We act sustainably and provide for both our employees and our customers. From generations ago and for generations to come.
We ensure nutrition, health, and safety.
With our work, we contribute to securing the food supply for a growing world population. We supply people, animals, and plants with salts essential for their health. In winter, our de-icing salt ensures road safety. With our products, we keep processes running safely and efficiently in numerous industries.
We are pioneers in environmentally friendly and sustainable mining.
We set global standards in protecting the environment and climate. These include ESTA — the dry processing of crude salts developed by us, as well as the development of low-emission explosives, and the recovery of nutrients from production water. We have clear and ambitious sustainability goals. Occupational safety and the health of our colleagues take precedence over revenues and profits. Our Research & Development focuses on the efficient and innovative utilization of natural resources.
We enable the success of our customers.
Our products and services stand for quality and reliability. In the cooperation with our customers and partners, we focus on trust and long-term relationships. With our new alignment, we are now approaching our customers even closer and more directly, for future-oriented solutions. In the application advice for our customers, we jointly strive for the best results.
We leverage our unique infrastructure for economic efficiency.
Our sites offer much more than raw mate-rials. Their specific features are the basis of new business models not only for us, but also for our partners. We develop inno-vative utilization concepts: These range from new disposal solutions and our tailings piles covering to the potential utilization of our underground caverns, for instance the process of decarbonization.
We act as a partner with our communities.
We are an important economic factor in the regions in which we operate. We assume responsibility — as a reliable employer, as a strong partner to our regional suppliers and service providers, and through our local social, charitable, and community commit-ment. In the spirit of close relations with our neighbors, we foster an intensive exchange with all communities in which we operate.
Sustainability, focus, responsibility
Get to know the values, mission statement, and strategy of the international raw materials company