The Egyptian Chemical Industries (KIMA) - Company's website
CAIRO - 26 December 2022: Egypt Today reviews in this article the stages of the production process in the newly-inaugurated factory, “Kima 2”, using modern technology in manufacturing, at an investment cost of about 12 billion pounds.
Inaugurated last year, the new Kima 2 Plant has a production of a capacity of about 1575 tons / day of granulated urea, using stamicarbon technology and 1200 tons / day of ammonia, using the American KBR technology, 900 tons / day is used to produce 1575 tons / day urea.
A total of 300 tons/day is used in the production of ammonium nitrate in the “Kima 1” plant, upon completion of the rehabilitation, provided that the second phase of the development of the “Kima 1” plant includes the production of nitric acid and ammonium nitrate in accordance with environmental standards.
There is a directive to use the latest technologies to reduce energy consumption and save water.
The investment cost of the "Kima 2" project amounted to about EGP 12 billion, of which 62% is bank financing.
The project contributed to bridging the fertilizer gap in the local market, in addition to providing direct and indirect job opportunities for young people, so that this industrial complex contributes to achieving economic and social development for Aswan and Upper Egypt.
KIMA 2 is a facility for fertilizer manufacturing that is being built at the existing site of the company's Aswan fertilizer complex at a cost of LE 11.6 billion.
Production from the facility is expected to reach 1,200 tons of ammonia and 1,600 tons of urea per day.
The Egyptian Chemical Industries, known as KIMA, is affiliated to the Chemical Industries Holding Company, producing nitrogenous fertilizers and chemicals, including hydrogen and ammonia.
KIMA has been listed on the Egyptian Exchange since August 1995 and operates within the materials sector, focusing on diversified chemicals.
It has two subsidiaries in Egypt working on agricultural products and diversified chemicals. KIMA is based in Aswan and was established in January 1956.
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