Kugler Company to Expand to Central and Eastern Cornbelt

Published February 10, 2013 20:19

Kugler Company to Expand to Central and Eastern Cornbelt

MCCOOK, NE, February 14, 2013 – High quality ammonium thiosulphate (ATS) will soon be available to ag liquid suppliers throughout the Central and Eastern Cornbelts. Hydrite Chemical Company’s Terre Haute, Indiana facility will have product available in the fall of 2013, with production of ATS to follow, a result of a long-term agreement between Nebraska-based Kugler Company and Wisconsin-based Hydrite Chemical Company.

ATS is a standard product for the U.S. liquid fertilizer industry. Over the past thirty years, use of ATS has steadily increased due to soil deficiencies and proper usage has been proven to produce higher yields for producers, compatibility with most liquid NPK sources, and ease of handling. The Terre Haute plant will complement both existing ATS production and planned expansion of Hydrite Chemical Company’s Waterloo, Iowa plant.

About: Hydrite Chemical Co.

Hydrite Chemical Company, a family-owned company established in 1929 and headquartered in Brookfield, Wisconsin, is one of the largest independent providers of chemicals and related services in the United States. The company offers expertise in chemical distribution and custom manufacturing, food ingredient and sanitation chemistries, organic processing, liquid sulfites, foam control technology and compliance management services. The company has a network of facilities in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana, as well as California.

About: Kugler Company

Established in 1924, Kugler Company is a third-generation, family-owned company headquartered in McCook, Nebraska, with facilities and partnerships to deliver quality products to the Western, Central and Eastern Cornbelts. Manufacturing ATS since 1983, Kugler Company has established itself as a market leader in fertility with a large portfolio of groundbreaking fertilizer products for agriculture and turf use including KQ-XRN®, a 72% slow-release nitrogen product. Kugler’s turf products are marketed under the K-Lawn® brand and are available to turf professionals.

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