30 May 2016

Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group Co., Ltd has Joined IPNI as an Associate Member

May 30, 2016 – Peachtree Corners, Georgia, USA - Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group Co., Ltd., has joined the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) as an Associate Member. Kingenta’s membership was approved by IPNI’s Board of Directors at its annual meeting in Moscow, Russia.

Headquartered in China, Kingenta is a leading specialty fertilizer producer with 15 production sites throughout China. Kingenta exports its products to Canada, South Korea, Japan, Australia, and Malaysia, with plans to expand its operations.

“I’m pleased to have Kingenta join IPNI,” said IPNI President Terry L. Roberts. “Promoting proper plant nutrition and implementing sustainable fertilizer practices is important in the region and we look forward to working with Kingenta,” said Roberts.

Kingenta works with six American universities and has research centers in Beijing, Jinan, and Washington.

“IPNI’s research expertise and global reach is an asset,” said Kingenta Executive Vice President Zhai Jidong. “We know that our innovative approach and industry knowledge in China will benefit both organizations,” said Jidong.

About Kingenta
Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group Co., Ltd. (Kingenta) is a leading Chinese hi-tech enterprise, which operates in the market of hi-end solutions for crops. Kingenta is devoted to R & D, and the production and marketing of specialty fertilizers including compound fertilizers (CF), slow/controlled-release fertilizers (SCRF), water-soluble fertilizer (WSF) and other advanced solutions. Kingenta also just announced an agreement to acquire Compo GmbH. Since its inception in 1998 Kingenta has grown to be a national innovative enterprise with RMB 11 billion of total assets, more than 10,000 employees and 6 MMT of annual production capacity. The company is listed since 2010 on Shenzhen Stock Exchange (002470). In 2015, the sales revenue was RMB18 billion.

About the International Plant Nutrition Institute
The International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) is a not-for-profit, science based organization dedicated to the responsible management of plant nutrition for the benefit of the human family. IPNI has initiatives addressing the world’s growing need for food, fuel, fiber, and feedstocks. IPNI has programs aimed at developing the mineral fertilizer markets in areas of the world where agriculture is developing fastest, including Asia, the Americas, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Oceania, and Africa. Through cooperation with leading organizations throughout the world, IPNI helps to conduct research and educational programs, training and other projects related to agriculture.

Members of IPNI include leading global fertilizer producers (alphabetically): Agrium Inc.; Arab Potash Company; BHP Billiton, CF Industries Holdings, Inc.; Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition; International Raw Materials, LTD.; K+S KALI GmbH; Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group Co., Ltd; LUXI Fertilizer Industry Group; OCP S.A.; PhosAgro; PotashCorp; Shell Sulphur Solutions; Simplot; Sinofert Holdings, LTD; SQM; The Mosaic Company; Uralchem, JSC; Uralkali; and Yara International ASA.

Affiliate members of IPNI include national and international fertilizer producer associations, as well as scientific research organizations and institutes (alphabetically): Arab Fertilizer Association (AFA); Associação Nacional para Difusão de Adubos (ANDA); Fertilizer Canada; Fertiliser Association of India (FAI); International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA); International Potash Institute (IPI); The Fertilizer Institute (TFI), and The Sulphur Institute (TSI).


This story and more news from IPNI is available at: http://www.ipni.net/news

IPNI Contacts: Dr. Terry Roberts, IPNI President; Phone: 770.447.0335; E-mail: info@ipni.net; or Gavin Sulewski, IPNI Editor; Phone: 770.825.8080; E-mail: gsulewski@ipni.net

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