Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group highlighted for the firm's contribution to the fast and growing development of the sector
BEIJING, June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent fertilizer industry summit, "China's Slow/Controlled-Release Fertilizers: A Decade of Development", held on May 28th in Beijing, positively highlighted Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group Co., Ltd. ("Kingenta") for the firm's leadership of and contribution to the fast and growing development of the sector.
The summit was co-organized by the China Phosphate Fertilizer Industry Association, the Strategic Alliance of Technological Innovation in the Stable Fertilizer Industry, the National Engineering Technology Research Center for CRF and Kingenta. Nearly 400 government officials from the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the Ministry of Agriculture, as well as industry leaders and experts attended the event, whose purpose was to review the last ten years of the development and growth of slow/controlled-release fertilizers in China, and have a fruitful discussion of ways to boost advancements in the sector. A white paper on the subject was issued, marking a first for the industry in China.
Since its establishment in 1998, Kingenta has monitored scientific research, has made a significant contribution to the industrial development of fertilizers and is considered to be a major contributor to developing high-end, low cost imported products. The company has done this through innovative achievements and establishing scientific research partnerships with internationally distinguished counterparts.
The company's first production line for slow/controlled-release fertilizers became operational in 2006 and has continued at an annual production capacity of 300,000 tons. Kingenta has opened some of the largest facilities of its kind anywhere in the world and has established a number of national high-end R&D platforms, including the National Engineering Technology Research Center for CRF and the National Enterprise Technology Center and National Key Laboratories. The group has set up long-term partnerships with more than 50 universities and research institutes, both in China and abroad, and established R&D centers in the US, Germany and Israel. During the last ten years, Kingenta has taken part in the development of national and international standards of slow/controlled-release fertilizers. The company was proudly selected twice as runner-up for the prestigious Technology Progress Award, further enhancing the group's leadership worldwide.
Kingenta's chairman, Wan Lianbu, stated, "Over the next ten years the fertilizer industry's responsibility is to maintain a clear strategy of development which focuses on joint cooperation and information sharing in order to achieve synergy, sustainable development and expansion of the sector." Kingenta plans to cooperate with manufacturers and stakeholders across the globe to ensure efficient progress and enhancement of the technology, brands and services of China's slow/controlled-release fertilizers market.
Kingenta led six joint development agreements at the event. Mr. Wan said that this will surely help the company to gain momentum and act as a successful model for other joint efforts within the fertilizer sector.