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Acron

A major producer of mineral fertilisers and industrial chemicals located in Veliky Novgorod

  • 5.2
    mn t
    total commercial output in 2018
  • 4.5
    mn t
    mineral fertiliser commercial output in 2018

Acron is the Group’s flagship and one of the largest industrial producers in the Russian northwest. The Acron production facility was originally commissioned in the 1960s-1980s and revamped throughout the 1990s and 2000s. Several modern units were constructed in 2006–2016. Acron offers a wide range of nitrogen and complex fertilisers as well as industrial products.

Acron Group has a subdivision that operates its rail car fleet to transport raw materials to the Group’s production sites and end products to domestic customers and seaports. PJSC Acron Stand-alone Business Unit operates over 1,700 railcars and tanks owned by the Group, as well as 4,300 leased railcars. In 2018, the Group’s Russian companies transported a total of 8.5 mn t of cargo by rail.

Production Capacity

Production Description Capacity
'000 tpa
Ammonia Two similar units commissioned in 1975 and 1979 and upgraded
in 1990s-2000s, and a new advanced Ammonia-4 unit launched in 2016
2,100
NPK Two units commissioned in 1982 and 1983 and upgraded in 2016-2018 1,600
AN* Two units commissioned in 1976 and 1978. These units
produce technical-grade AN and agricultural-grade AN
1,500
Incl. granulation / prilling capacity 950
Urea Five units, four of which were put on stream in 1969-1970, and one in 2012 1,300
Incl. granulation / prilling capacity 700
UAN Commissioned in 2007 1,500
Methanol Commissioned in 1967 and upgraded in 1997 110
Formalin Five units commissioned in 1971-1973, and one unit put into operation in 2006 240
UFR Eight units: two commissioned in 1973, two in 1984-1985, three
in 2006, and one in 2010
290
Low-concentration nitric acid Nine units commissioned in 1976–1980 1,650

* Incl. liquid solution from NPK unit used for UAN production

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Veliky Novgorod

Veliky Novgorod 173012
Russia

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Moscow

World Trade Centre
12 Krasnopresnenskaya Naberezhnaya
Moscow 123610
Russia

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