About Yara

Ravenna, Italy

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The Ravenna site is located on 23 hectares in an industrial area mainly occupied by the petrochemical industry.
Ravenna, Italy

The plant is situated near the northeast coastline of Italy and connected to the Adriatic Sea by the Candiano Canal, about 10 kilometers from the center of Ravenna.

Production units

The site has two nitric acid plants, one nitrate fertilizer plant, one ammonium nitrate solution plant and one NPK plant.

Ammonia is supplied by pipeline from Yara’s Ferrara plant.


The plant is certified according to ISO14001 and ISO9001:2000. The plant is part of an industrial area certified in accordance with EMAS.

Facts about Ravenna

Key dates
1957 Start of production at the site
1958 Start-up of CAN granulation plant (Kaltembach process), now produces only solution
1958 Start-up of NPK plant (PEC process)
1958 Start-up of Nitric acid 1 plant (UHDE process)
1966 Start-up of Nitric acid 3 plant (UHDE process)
1976 Start-up of Nitric acid 4 plant (UHDE process)
1976 Start-up of CAN prilled plant (Stamicarbon process)
1976 Start-up of new granulation in NPK plant
1996 Acquisition by Norsk Hydro/Yara
2001 Installation of DCS on Nitric Acid plants
2007 - 2008 Installation of DCS on nitrate and NPK plants
Production volumes
Nitrates 400,000 tons
NPK 350,000 tons
Nitric acid 380,000 tons

Find our production site

Yara Italia S.p.A. - Ravenna
Via Baiona, 107/111
48100 Ravenna RA
Tel: +39 05 4451 3347
Fax: +39 05 4451 3218
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