Iowa Fertilizer Company (OCI) announced that it will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony this Wednesday, April 19th. The $3 billion Wever, IA plant is the largest capital investment ever in the state of Iowa. When ground was broken was broke back on November 19, 2012, it was a $1.4 billion complex. The plant capacities are 214,000 tons per year of sellable NH3, 460,000 tons per year of Urea, 1.65 million tons per year UAN and 346,000 tons per year of DEF. Being a new plant, it has the flexibility to change products. Last Thursday, April 13th the first NH3 was on spec and is currently producing 2,000 tons per day. Later this week Wever will start making UAN.
About IFCIowa Fertilizer Company is a leader in the fertilizer industry. The plant in Wever is the first greenfield nitrogen fertilizer facility constructed in the United States in nearly 30 years. With state-of-the-art production, the company will help provide farmers in Iowa and around the country with a stable, domestic supply of fertilizer while also utilizing industry-leading technology and environmentally sustainable processes. For more information, visit Iowa Fertilizer Company at iowafertilizer.com.