The Foundation Stone of National Fertilizers’ (NFL) Bentonite Sulphur Plant at Panipat has been laid on August 08, 2016 by Ananth Kumar, Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs. This will be the first Bentonite Sulphur Plant in the country in public sector.
The plant with a 25,000 MT per annum production capacity will commence production within a period of 14 months. Bentonite Sulphur is used in wide variety of crops including paddy, wheat, sugarcane, pulses and oil seeds.
National Fertilizers is second largest producer of Nitrogenous Fertilizers in the India commanding 16.5% of market share. The company also manufactures spectrum of industrial products which include Methanol, Sodium Nitrate, Sodium Nitrite, Nitric Acid, Sulphur, Liquid Oxygen, Liquid CO2, Liquid Nitrogen etc.