Agrium Inc.

About Agrium

Agrium Inc. is a major Retail supplier of agricultural products and services in North America, South America and Australia and a wholesale producer and marketer of all three major agricultural nutrients and a supplier of specialty fertilizers in North America.Agrium was founded as Cominco Fertilizers, Limited (short for Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company Limited ) in 1931 and changed its name to Agrium, Incorporated in 1995. Agrium is headquartered in Calgary, Canada. – Wikipedia

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Headquarters: Calgary, AB
Size: 10000+ employees
Founded: 1931
Type: Company – Public (AGU)
Industry: Manufacturing
Revenue: $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors: Unknown

Agrium is a top producer and marketer of fertilizers in the Americas. A leader in the production of nitrogen, the company operates plants in 14 countries on six continents, producing about 10 million tons of nitrogen, potash, and phosphate products per year. In addition to supplying wholesalers, Agrium operates more than 1,330 fertilizer retail outlets in North and South America, and Australia. The company also owns 50% of Profertil, a joint venture with Spain’s Repsol YPF that runs Argentina’s largest nitrogen plant, and 26% of a nitrogen fertilizers plant in Egypt. After a 2009 bid for CF Industries fell short, Agrium acquired Australian wheat exporter AWB Ltd. for $1.2 billion in 2010. Agrium employees close to 16,000 people wordwide.


Our Mission – To be one of the world’s leading providers of ingredients for growth by creating value for each stakeholder group.

Our Sustainability Vision

Agrium will make an increasingly positive impact on stakeholders while helping to feed the world responsibly.

Our Definition of Sustainability

The enduring well-being of interacting economic, environmental and social systems.

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