"We have a clear agenda for aligning the quality of our products even more closely with our customers' expectations by the end of 2019. At the same time, we will continue with our goal of further increasing production," says Alexa Hergenröther, CEO of K+S's Europe+ operating unit.
After the start of the potash plant in the summer of 2017, production reached the capacity of slightly more than 1.4 million tonnes planned for this ramp-up phase last year. For this year, the production target is 1.7 to 1.9 million tonnes. Due the additional work now being planned to improve product quality, it is currently expected that the lower end of this range will be reached.
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 approximately 15,000 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 www.k-plus-s.com.