Board of Mangalore Chemicals has approved in principle a 800,000 t/a NPK fertilizer plant in Panambur, Karnataka state
About MCF: Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited (MCF) is a subsidiary of Zuari Fertilisers and Chemicals Limited, an Adventz group company, which holds 53.03% equity shares. The ‘Adventz’ Group, is an Indian conglomerate with global ambitions that participates in and contributes to India’s economic growth and prosperity through transformational change. The Group is partnered by world leaders in various areas of enterprises and has significant presence in agriculture, engineering & infrastructure, real estate, consumer durables and services which are the key drivers of the Indian economy. The Adventz Group and the UB Group are promoters of MCF.
The operations are managed by a team of highly dedicated and experienced professionals.
MCF is the largest manufacturer of chemical fertilizers in the state of Karnataka. The factory is strategically located at Panambur, 9 km north of Mangalore City, on the banks of the Gurpur River, along the National Highway 66, opposite to the New Mangalore Port Trust.
MCF is an ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certified Company.
The main products are Urea, Di-Ammonium Phosphate (DAP), NP 20:20:00:13, Ammonium Bi-Carbonate (ABC) – Food grade, Sulphuric Acid, Speciality fertilizers and Nutrient products consisting of Water Soluble Fertilizers, Micronutrients & Soil Conditioners and Sulphonated Naphthalene Formaldehyde (SNF), an industrial product.
While fertilizers and Plant Nutrient products are marketed in Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra, the food grade ABC used mainly in Confectionery Industry and SNF used in the construction industry are marketed Pan India as well as in the international market. The requirement of power for the production facility (process plants) is met by a Captive Power Plant. Ammonia & Phosphoric Acid, the raw materials required for DAP & NP production are imported.