Yara strengthens its position in the liquid CO2 market
Jul 01, 2004
The new purification and liquefaction plant will supply the growing German food and beverage market with high purity products. The plant has a production capacity of 150,000 tonnes per annum being Germany's second biggest CO2 plant. The EU-15 market for liquid CO2 is estimated to 2.5 million tones, where the German market represent more than 25%.
The cost efficient operation in the centre of the German market will strengthen Yara's position and be an integrated part of Yara's European CO2 value chain.
Yara is the leading supplier of CO2 in Europe with CO2 plants in Norway, The Netherlands and Italy and has a unique shipping and distribution system with dedicated ships and terminals throughout Europe. Building on a strong in-house knowledge base of industrial gas applications, Yara is one of the leading suppliers of applications to CO2 end users.
Torgeir Kvidal, Marketing CO2
Telephone (+47) 24 15 72 95
Cellular (+47) 91 33 98 32
Arne Cartridge, Media Relations
Telephone (+47) 24 15 73 01
Cellular (+47) 47 900 900
Yara International ASA is the world's leading supplier of mineral fertilizers with particular strength in nitrogen based fertilizers. Yara has a local presence in 50 countries worldwide. Yara sells more than 20 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers in more than 120 countries. Yara offers fertilizers meeting the nutrient needs of local crops supported by agronomic advice to make farming more profitable and agriculture more sustainable. Yara has a strong position in industrial markets in Europe as a supplier of nitrogen based chemicals and is the leading supplier of liquid CO2.