Kochi: The Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore (FACT), the Kerala based fertiliser and chemical manufacturing company and a Government of India Enterprise, has achieved an all-time monthly record production of 21,284 tonnes of FACTAMFOS (Ammonium Phosphate Sulphate) at its Udyogamandal complex near Kochi.
According to a press release from FACT, this is an all-time record since inception of these plants in the 1960s. In another milestone, the company also reached an all-time record in production of 7,042 tonnes of Zincated FACTAMFOS in the complex during the same month.
The Kochi division of FACT also produced 56,656 tonnes of FACTAMFOS during August 2016, to take the total monthly production to 77,940 tonnes of FACTAMFOS. For the company, this is a record in the last seven years.
The total fertilizer production in the company during August 2016, including 20,004 tonnes of Ammonium Sulphate, has reached 97,943 tonnes. This has helped achieve a cumulative production of 3.96 lakh tonnes of fertilisers till August 2016.
On the marketing front, sale of 74,141 tonnes of FACTAMFOS in August marked a record in the last 15 years. Also the cumulative sale of 2.91 lakh tonnes of FACTAMFOS up to August marked a record in the last ten years.
The total sale of all fertilisers in August is pegged at 88,570 tonnes, to take the total sales to 3.51 lakh tonnes till now which underlines the remarkable growth of the company.
The management of FACT is trying to add more colours to the ONAM season of Kerala and farmers of South India by achieving a record in the production and the sales of fertilizers.
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