Israel Chemicals Ltd. operates as a fertilizer and specialty chemicals company worldwide. The company operates as a subsidiary of Israel Corporation Ltd. Segments The company operates in three segments, including Fertilizers, Industrial Products, and Performance Products. ICL Fertilizers ICL Fertilizers extracts potash from the Dead Sea and mines and produces potash and salt from subterranean mines in Spain and in the UK. ICL Fertilizers processes the potash into its types and markets worldwide. This segment also uses part of the potash to produce complex fertilizers. In addition, ICL Fertilizers mines and processes phosphate rock in open mines in the South, and produces in Israel sulfuric acid, agricultural phosphoric acid, phosphate fertilizers, compound fertilizers, based mainly on potash and phosphate, liquid fertilizers and soluble fertilizers. ICL Fertilizers also manufactures compound fertilizers in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, liquid fertilizers and soluble fertilizers in Spain, slow-release fertilizers and controlled -release fertilizers in the Netherlands and in the United States, and phosphate-based food additives for livestock, in Turkey and in Israel. ICL Fertilizers markets its products worldwide, mainly in Europe, Brazil, India, China and Israel. The activities of ICL Fertilizers also include the activities of Mifalei Tovala Ltd., which is engaged in the transportation of cargo, mainly of ICL companies in Israel, since a large part of the company's activities consists of bulk transport of cargo of the ICL Fertilizers segment. ICL Fertilizers manufactures fertilizers and raw materials for the fertilizer industry and for direct application by end consumers. The raw materials produced by the company are potash (potassium chloride), phosphate rock, sulfuric acid and phosphoric acid, which are used in the production of phosphate fertilizers, compound fertilizers and specialty fertilizers. The compound fertilizers are products that contain various formulations of potash, phosphorus and nitrogen, which are the vital nutrients for crops. ICL Industrial Products ICL Industrial Products produces bromine out of a solution that is created as a by-product of the potash production process in Sodom, as well as bromine -based compounds. ICL Industrial Products uses most of the bromine it produces for self -production of bromine compounds at production sites in Israel, the Netherlands, and China. In addition, ICL Industrial Products extracts salt, magnesia and chlorine from Dead Sea brine, and produces chlorine -based products in Israel and the United States. Also, ICL Industrial Products engages in the production and marketing of flame retardants and additional phosphorus-based products. The company develops, manufactures, markets and sells industrial chemicals, principally based upon bromine, magnesia, chlorine and salts from the Dead Sea and phosphorus and chlorine purchased from third parties. The company’s main products are bromine and phosphorus based flame retardants, bromine compounds for industrial use and agricultural use, and clear bromine-based solutions for the oil and gas Drilling industry. Other products of the company are biocides based on chlorine and bromine for water treatment, products based on magnesia (oxide, hydroxide and carbonate), and calcium compounds, phosphorus-based functional fluids and products based on the Dead Sea salts. ICL Performance Products ICL Performance Products cleans some of the agricultural phosphoric acid manufactured by ICL Fertilizers, purchases clean phosphoric acid from other sources and also manufactures thermal phosphoric acid. The clean phosphoric acid and the thermal phosphoric acid are used to manufacture downstream products with high added value, phosphate salts, which are also used as a raw material for manufacturing food additives, hygiene products and flame -retardants and fire extinguishment products. ICL Performance Products also manufactures phosphorous derivatives based on phosphorous acquired from outside sources and manufactures specialty products, based on aluminum acids and other raw materials. Manufacture of ICL'
israel chemicals ltd (ICL:Tel Aviv)
23 Aranha Street
Tel Aviv, 61070
Phone: 972 3 684 4400
Fax: 972 3 684 4444www.icl-group.com
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