Iowa Fertilizer Company Receives Award for Leadership in Manufacturing Safety

March 16, 2018

WEVER, Iowa (March 14, 2018) – Earlier today, Iowa Fertilizer Company was named the winner of the Exida Safety Award, recognizing the company’s longstanding commitment to the safety of its operations, employees, and the community at large.

“At Iowa Fertilizer Company, safety is the foundation of our business,” said Darrell Allman, managing director at Iowa Fertilizer Company. “We are incredibly pleased to work with our employees, business partners, and the community as a whole to meet this commitment throughout the construction of our facility and now, as we have been in production for the past year.”

Working with companies across the globe, exida is a leader in automation system safety, security, reliability, and more.

“As a leader in safety and technology, exida is pleased to recognize Iowa Fertilizer Company’s ongoing commitment to safely provide fertilizer products for farmers throughout the Midwest,” said Steve Gandy, Vice President for Global Business Development at exida. “As the first world-scale greenfield nitrogen fertilizer plant built in the United States in the last 25 years, the Iowa Fertilizer facility in Wever has embraced innovation and new technology to ensure the safety of their employees and the broader southeast Iowa community.”

In addition to utilizing the latest and most reliable distributed control and early detection systems, the Iowa Fertilizer plant is designed and permitted to be the cleanest in the industry. Production officially began at the facility in April 2017, and today all production areas are producing at or above expectations.


Jesse Harris


About Iowa Fertilizer Company:

Iowa Fertilizer Company is a leader in the fertilizer industry. The plant in Wever, Iowa, is the first greenfield nitrogen fertilizer facility constructed in the United States in more than 25 years. Utilizing its state-of-the-art production, industry-leading technology, and environmentally sustainable processes, Iowa Fertilizer Company helps provide farmers in Iowa and around the country with a stable, domestic supply of fertilizer. For more information, visit Iowa Fertilizer Company at

About exida:

Founded by the world’s top reliability and safety experts, exida is a certification and knowledge company specializing in automation system safety, security, reliability, and availability. Companies around the world turn to exida for help and guidance related to functional safety, alarm management, and ICS cyber security training, products, and services. exida’s main offices are located in Sellersville, PA, USA and Munich, Germany and has worldwide operations with service centers in Brazil, Canada, India, Mexico, Netherlands, and New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, South Africa, Vietnam and the United Kingdom.



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