Lifosa is a phosphate industry company based in Kedainiai
Kėdainiai is one of the oldest cities in Lithuania. It is located on the Nevėžis River. First mentioned in the 1372 Livonian Chronicle of Hermann de Wartberge, its population as of 2008 was 30,214. Its old town dates to the 17th century....

, Lithuania
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. Starting business in 1952 as a state-owned enterprise of the Lithuanian SSR
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, it was privatized in 1996 and is now listed on the NASDAQ OMX Vilnius exchange. From 2002, the controlling interest in Lifosa is owned by Russian company EuroChem, which is the main supplier of raw materials to Lifosa. In 2006, Lifosa received 37.22 million litas net profit.


  • Diammonium phosphate
    Diammonium phosphate
    Diammonium phosphate is one of a series of water-soluble ammonium phosphate salts which can be produced when ammonia reacts with phosphoric acid...

  • Aluminium fluoride
    Aluminium fluoride
    Aluminium fluoride is an inorganic compound used primarily in the production of aluminium. This colourless solid can be prepared synthetically but also occurs in nature.-Production and occurrence:...

  • Wet-process phosphoric acid
    Phosphoric acid
    Phosphoric acid, also known as orthophosphoric acid or phosphoric acid, is a mineral acid having the chemical formula H3PO4. Orthophosphoric acid molecules can combine with themselves to form a variety of compounds which are also referred to as phosphoric acids, but in a more general way...

  • Technical grade sulphuric acid
  • Monocalcium phosphate
    Monocalcium phosphate
    Monocalcium phosphate is a chemical compound with the formula Ca2. It is commonly found as the monohydrate, Ca2·H2O.-Fertilizer:Phosphorus is an essential nutrient and therefore is a common component of agricultural fertilizers...


  • 1959 - The start of construction.
  • 1961 - Opening of the first workshop (mechanical).
  • 1963 - January 18 the opening of the first line for production of sulfuric acid. In September of that year the second line opened.
  • 1963 - In December started production of powder and granular superphosphate.
  • 1964 - The launch workshop on the production alyuminiyftorida, the third line for production of sulfuric acid.
  • 1968 - The shop for the production of phosphoric acid and ammophos.
  • 1970 - second shop for the production of granulated superphosphate.
  • 1972 - The start of production of extruded mixtures of phosphorus-potassium fertilizer combination in the shop (before 1990.)
  • 1973 - In December the fourth line for production of sulfuric acid.
  • 1982 - The opening of the second workshop on the production of phosphoric acid (the old closed for renovation.)
  • 1984 - New shop for alyuminiyftorida (old closed.)
  • 1985 - Was opened after reconstruction of the first workshop of phosphoric acid.
  • 1986 - built and launched a third line production of ammophos.
  • 1988 - In the autumn the plant has passed the first congress of the Lithuanian greens. As a result of their demands was stopped work obsolete lines of production of sulfuric acid. After that, the city sharply reduced the incidence of cancer legkih.Zarabotal new, modern plant of sulfuric acid.
  • 1996 - The privatization of the enterprise.
  • 2001 - The start of production of dicalcium phosphate.
  • 2002 - production of monocalcium phosphate.
  • 2002 - buys controlling shares of a Russian company Eurochem
  • 2004 - Joint-Stock Company «Lifosa» won the Republican contest achievements in environmental protection in the category "Optimum production process".
  • 2004 - Monodikaltsiya phosphate production.
  • 2004-2006 - the title of Exporter of the Year.
  • 2005 - A product of the plant - Monocalcium Phosphate - a gold medal in the contest "Product of the Year".
  • 2006 - Innovation Award.
  • 2006 - A victory in the contest Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Handicrafts of Lithuania's Award for Export.

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