Press release
Shaping 2030

K+S bundles business in K+S Minerals and Agriculture GmbH

Kassel, 04.11.2019 
K+S has taken a further step on the way to becoming "One K+S": The subsidiaries K+S KALI GmbH and esco - european salt company GmbH & Co. KG, have now been merged into one company under the new name of K+S Minerals and Agriculture GmbH. K+S already merged its disposal and logistics activities into K+S KALI GmbH in July. To think and act as one company follows the new corporate strategy Shaping 2030.

By bundling all potash, salt, waste disposal, and transportation activities within Germany in a single company, K+S can more easily achieve a wide range of synergies in production, engineering, and logistics to meet customer demand even better.

K+S Minerals and Agriculture GmbH was entered in the commercial register on October 31, 2019. Alexa Hergenröther, CEO of the Europe+ operating unit, and Bastian Siebert, Head of Operations in the Europe+ operating unit, are both general managers of the company. 

About K+S

K+S is a customer-focused, independent minerals company for the Agriculture, Industry, Consumers, and Communities segments and wants to grow the EBITDA to € 3 billion by 2030. Our over 14,000 employees enable farmers to provide nutrition for the world, solutions that keep industries going, improve daily life for consumers and provide safety in winter. We continually meet the growing demand for mineral products from production sites in Europe, North and South America as well as a worldwide sales network. We strive for sustainability because we are deeply committed to our responsibilities to people, environment, communities, and economy in the regions in which we operate. Learn more about K+S at

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