Our history

History

ICL Specialty Fertilizers has a rich history spanning decades. It was first born as a business unit of Rotem Amfert Negev Ltd. Since then leading companies in the field of plant nutrition have been added to the ICL Specialty Fertilizers family, including Everris, Fuentes, F&C, Rotem and Nu3. Today ICL Specialty Fertilizers is one strong and united global company that meets the full range of evolving needs in agriculture, horticulture and turf & amenity.

Milestones

1993
1993

ICL Specialty Fertilizers (NovaPeaK) established as business unit of Rotem Amfert Negev Ltd.

1993
1993

ICL Specialty Fertilizers and SQM create Nutrisi joint venture to produce and market MKP in Europe

1999
1999

ICL Specialty Fertilizers invests in Agrovant, a start-up for NPK production for foliar application (today, ICL Specialty Fertilizers is responsible for sales and distribution of Agrovant products)

2002
2002

Nutrisi and Yara (Norsk Hydro) establish Nu3 joint venture to produce and market soluble NPK worldwide

2003
2003

Rotem BKG LLC established as marketing arm for ICL Specialty Fertilizers in North America

2005
2005

Launch of the fully soluble MAP (NovaMAP™) fertilizer

2006
2006

Launch of PeKacid™

2007
2007

Launch of MagPhos™

2011
2011

Acquisition of Scotts Professional of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products

2011
2011

Acquisition of Fuentes Fertilizantes, the largest producer of specialty fertilizers in Spain

2013
2013

Acquisition of X-Calibur Plant Health Company, U.S.

2014
2014

Everris, Fuentes, Nu3, Novapeak and F&C unite to become ICL Specialty Fertilizers

 

 

 

 

 

 

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