IFFCO’s strategic acquisition
With its historic acquisition in 2005, Paradeep Production Facility marked the first private sector acquisition by any cooperative in India. Paradeep port’s draft enabled year-round entry of large ships and conveyer belt facility made it easy to transport material, making Paradeep the right strategic investment for IFFCO. Paradeep facility has a production capacity of 23,10,000 MTPA of Sulphuric Acid, 8,75,000 MTPA of Phosphoric Acid and 19,20,000 MTPA of DAP.
IFFCO Paradeep plant acquired from Oswal Chemical and Fertiliser Ltd increasing IFFCO’s complex fertilizer production capacity from 24,15,000MTPA to 43,35,000MTPA.
Heat recovery system installed at Paradeep plant to generate additional 65TPH of steam.
CO2 emissions reduced by 1,31,372 Tonnes per year.
IFFCO Paradeep’s Production Capacity
|Plant||Annual Production Capacity||Technology|
|DAP||19.2 lakh MT||Jacobs Engg.|
|Sulphuric Acid||23.1 lakh MT||Lurgi GmbH|
|Phosphoric Acid||8.75 lakh MT||Jacobs Engg.|
Mr. K.J. Patel (Director)
Mr. K.J. Patel, Director, heads the Paradeep Unit of IFFCO. He is a Mechanical engineer from Saurashtra University, Gujarat and has a rich experience in the maintenance of Nitrogenous and Phosphatic fertiliser plants. Prior to joining Paradeep Unit in the year 2012, he has worked for Kalol unit for more than two decades in various capacities. A widely travelled technocrat, Mr. Patel has delivered many presentations and contributed many papers in various national and international platforms in the field of plant maintenance technologies.