FAUJI FERTILIZER COMPANY LIMITED (FFCL)
Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited (FFCL), is a public listed company, incorporated in 1978. It was a joint venture between Fauji Foundation Pakistan and M/S Haldor Topsoe A/S Denmark. Fauji Foundation holds the majority shares (44.35%) and leads the Board. Its corporate head office is located in Rawalpindi.
At Goth Machhi, in District Rahim Yar Khan, FFC operates the largest fertilizer producing complex in Pakistan. Plant I, commissioned in 1982, now has an upgraded capacity of 695,000 metric tons per annum. Plant II, commissioned in 1993, has the capacity of 635,000 metric tons per annum. They are amongst the largest single train urea plants in the world. The acquisition of the Pak Saudi plant at Mirpur Mathelo (60 km away in District Ghotki) in 2002, now known as Plant III, added another 574,000 metric tons to the annual capacity, which was upgraded to 718,000 metric tons in 2008. The full production capacity of FFCL is now over 2 million metric tons per annum.
FFC, alongwith Fauji Foundation, sponsored Fauji Jordan Fertilizer Company (FJFC) in 1993 and continues to be a major shareholder (52%) in Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited (FFBL), the new name of FJFC since 2003. FFC is responsible for marketing its Urea and DAP jointly, under its own 'Sona' brand name. Thus it markets about 3.3 million tons of fertilizer per annum, giving it a major share of around 50% of the market in Pakistan.
FFC also has a 12.5% participation in equity (as part of the Fauji Group, that has 50%) in the Fauji Group-OCP joint venture of Pakistan Maroc Phosphore, S.A (PMP) phosphoric acid plant in Morocco; ensuring long term supply of this raw material for FFBL's DAP production.
FFC has a 12.63% equity participation in Fauji Cement Company Limited (FCCL), a Fauji associated company that has an annual production capacity of 1.165 million tonnes.
FFC Energy Limited (FFCEL), a separate wholly owned company, has been incorporated in November 2009, to develop a wind power project with an estimated investment of US$ 130 million. This project is being installed at Jhimpir, District Thatta, Sindh, with the capacity to produce 50 MW electricity for onward supply to the National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC). Commercial production is scheduled for end 2011
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