Moscow, Russia — URALCHEM joined as a member company of the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) at the IPNI Board of Directors meeting held Sept. 24 in Montreal, Quebec. Mr. Dmitry Konyaev, CEO and Tatiana Rozarenova, head of the client and regulatory relations division, were elected to represent URALCHEM as members of the Board.
"Our membership welcomes the decision of URALCHEM to join IPNI and we are honored and encouraged by this extension of our primary support base," said IPNI president Dr. Terry L. Roberts. "The addition of new members directly impacts IPNI's scientific and educational programs that are designed to contribute to the advancement of agronomic science, world food security and environmental protection."
"URALCHEM is an innovative-minded company, investing actively in the R&D field,” said Konyaev. “We are therefore pleased to become a member of a leading scientific organization that brings forward agrochemical science. Combining our research efforts will improve efficient solutions for the responsible manufacturing, as well as for use of fertilizers in order to meet the growing global demand for agricultural products.”
IPNI membership is another good indication of the URALCHEM's commitment to being a responsible producer, along with participation in International Responsible Care Programme, supervised by UNO, registering chemical substances with the European Chemicals Agency and getting certification with Fertiliser Industry Assurance Scheme (FIAS) in the UK.
The International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) is a global organization dedicated to research and promotion of information about the importance of scientific use of fertilizers for plant nutrition. Members of IPNI are composed of companies that are large producers of one or more of the major plant nutrients. International and national associations of fertilizer manufacturers and leading global agrochemical research centers are affiliate members of IPNI.