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Introduction

Achema is a leading producer of nitrogen fertilizers and chemical products in Lithuania and the Baltics. First construction works of the factory date back to 1962, however officially the company was founded on February 9, 1965 after the first tonnes of synthetic ammonia were produced in a newly launched ammonia unit.

Achema employs more than 1400 people; annual fertilizer production accounts to about 2.0 million tonnes.

Achema is mainly engaged in nitrogen fertilizer, fertilizer blends, liquid fertilizer, ammonia, nitric acid, formalin, urea formaldehyde - melamine resin, industrial gas, and aluminium sulphate solution production.

  • In 1989, Achema became a member of International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA).
  • In 1997, Achema became a member of Fertilizers Europe (formerly European Fertilizer Manufacturers Association) committee and afterwards a real member in 2003.
  • In 1998, the company was certified according to ISO 9002 international standards of quality.
  • In 2000, after implementing an Environment Protection Management System Achema was certified in compliance with ISO 14001 international environmental management standards.
  • In 2003, Quality Management System was recertified conforming to ISO 9001 international standards.
  • In 2007, Achema implemented Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems in accordance with BHI OHSAS 18001 standards.
  • In 2012, Achema wins the ‘Green Company of the Year' award among Lithuanian business leaders.

June 5, 2013 - the Company is the winner of ‘Most Environment Friendly Process' nomination for greenhouse gas emission (N O) mitigation in the nitric acid manufacturing process. The annual contest ‘Achievements in Environmental Protection' was organized by The Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania and Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists.

Company’s vision is to be a business leader in the area of high-quality fertilizers and chemical products based on the advantageous technologies and sustainable production in Lithuania and foreign markets. 

The purposes of Company’s activities include the following:
Be a reliable partner and the main supplier of nitrogen fertilisers in the agricultural sector of Lithuania, Scandinavia, Eastern and Central European countries;
Develop sustainable, effective and safe production;
Conduct responsible governance of the company;
Develop new products with high added value.

 



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