Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers (MCF) incorporated in 1966; is the only manufacturer of chemical fertiliser in state of Karnataka. This Karnataka based company is Rs 1625 crore enterprise that manufactures products such as urea, di-ammonium phosphate, muriate of potash, granulated fertilizers, micronutrients, soil conditioners and specialty fertilizers.
The company’s factory is strategically located at Panambur, 9 km north of Mangalore City, on the banks of the Gurpur River, in front of the New Mangalore Port. The plant is well connected, both by rail and road. The West Coast National Highway (NH-l7) from Kochi to Mumbai separates MCF from the New Mangalore Port.
Company’s wholly owned subsidiary MCF International (MCFIL) is engaged in consultancy and plant management services.
UB Group (Parent Company)
MCFL is part of the UB Group with Group shareholding of 30%. Dr. Vijay Mallya is Chairman of the Board of Directors.
UB Group business interests are in area of brewing, distilling, aviation, fertilizers, life sciences, engineering, research and development and information technology.
MCFL’s ammonia/Urea plants was designed and developed by Humphreys & Glasgow Limited of London. Its phosphatic plant is designed and engineered by Toyo Engineering Corporation of Japan. PDIL constructed Ammonium Bi-Carbonate plant whereas Furnace Fabrica constructed Sulphuric Acid SAP.
MCFL’s manufacturing facilities has received ISO 14001:2000, ISO 14001:2004, OHSAS 18001:1999 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certification for its quality management
The Company has capacity to manufacture 2,17,800 MT Ammonia (intermediate product), 3,80,000 MT Urea, 2,60,000 MT Phosphatic Fertilizers (DAP & NP 20:20:00:13), 13,860 MT Ammonium Bi-Carbonate (ABC) and 33,000 MT Sulphuric Acid (SAP) annually.