Company Profile

09.11.2015

A global diversified industrial chemicals company

About us

As a global diversified industrial chemicals company that leverages its manufacturing excellence and core competencies in nitrogen, Incitec Pivot Limited is contributing to the production of the infrastructure, food, clothing, shelter and energy people need every day. 

IPL plays an essential role in the mining and agriculture industries which produce many of life’s daily essentials.

An ASX 100 Company, IPL had its origins in Europe and North America in the 19th century and Australia early last century.

IPL remains a leader in these industries and is playing its part to build a sustainable future.

Through Dyno Nobel, IPL is a supplier of industrial explosives and blasting services to the mining, quarrying, seismic and construction industries in North America and a major force in the Australian market.

Blasting is an essential step in extracting the minerals required to meet the world's demand for power, infrastructure and consumer goods. Mines, quarries and seismic explorers use Dyno Nobel products to achieve safety goals and improve operational efficiency. 

Explosives products are sold through a network of wholesale distributors as well as retail sites.

Incitec Pivot Fertilisers is Australia's largest supplier of fertilisers, dispatching around two million tonnes each year for use in the Australian grain, cotton, pasture, dairy, sugar and horticulture industries.

Bulk and packaged fertiliser products are distributed to farmers through a network of more than 200 business partners and agents. The company supports farmers in all of eastern Australia, from tropical fruit growers in north Queensland to dairy producers in Tasmania.

IPL has also consolidated its international trading activities in its subsidiary, Southern Cross International - a part of Incitec Pivot Fertilisers. As well as managing the company's procurement of products and raw materials, SCI actively markets IPL's own products in a number of offshore markets including India, Pakistan and Latin America.

With its geographical spread and product diversification, the company is poised to take advantage of the demand for both hard and soft commodities.

Global manufacturing


IPL's manufacturing facilities produce a wide range of explosives, fertilisers and industrial chemicals.

As well as owning and operating 20 plants in the US, Canada, Australia, Mexico, Indonesia and Turkey, we have joint venture operations in South Africa, Malaysia, China and Australia.

Our initiating systems and assembly plants in the US, Mexico and Australia, build detonators, boosters and cartridge explosives such as dynamite.

Click here to find out more about our Global Manufacturing capabilities.